Mad Max: Furiosa - In theaters May 24, 2024

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Title: Mad Max: Furiosa

Director: George Miller

Cast: Jodie Comer, Richard Madden, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Plot: Prequel to the 2015 film "Mad Max: Fury Road".
 
Not surprised :(
Waited 9 years for this, one of last decade's highly anticipated movies IMO, but it was a big let-down. I seriously doubt if it get's a se/pre-quel

Edit: just noticed this a sort of copy/paste of my post in May :)
Still looking forward to it. I wasn’t at first but I’ve heard good things from a lot of people. I’ll find out on June 25th anyway
 
Movies cost far, far too much and have way, way too much hype. No wonder the corporate blood sucking ticks can't cope when they underperform.
Even if they are well reviewed movies.
I can see the same in the game industry. I can see the same in the TV streaming industry.
Ego bubbles are stretched and beginning to collapse.
It's both a very interesting and a sadly worrying time.
 
Still can't fully make up my mind on this. Definitely disappointed me but it did have parts that I liked and appreciated the craft that went into it. Curious to see how the premiums turn out as I haven't liked any of the steels announced so far. A couple of posters / pieces of artwork I've seen would definitely tempt me if utilised.

Regarding its performance, do Mad Max movies ever light up the box office and do the companies distributing and producing them expect them to? It's of a pretty specific genre or style and definitely doesn't appeal to everyone. I'd probably look at this much like I'd look at Blade Runner 2049. Viewed as a box office flop (in NA at least, think it performed well in other regions and was packed out both times I went to see it), but critically acclaimed received extremely well and highly regarded by a lot of people. That didn't seem to do Denis Villeneueve's reputation or future work any damage either by any means, and I doubt Furiosa will do that to George Miller either.
 
Thought this was awesome. Maybe 10 mins too long but other than it was proper enjoyable you weirdos
 
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Thought this was awesome. Maybe 10 mins too long but other than it was proper enjoyable you weirdos
I've changed my opinion on it a bit since I've watched it. Still don't think it's exceptional and I do still think a lot of parts aren't paced well, but there are a lot of good sections in it and ATJ and Hemsworth are great. Catching it in what ended up being a poor screen (screen wasn't bright enough and the sound wasn't as good as it could have been) definitely didn't help.
 
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I was going to split this 150-minute movie in halves, but couldn't stop watching, even catching myself with a half-open mouth a couple of times, like a ******. Some scenes are excellently filmed in one take, even if there's some CGI or green screen added.
I wish Miller made 5 more of these, and he would've in the last 20 years, if it weren't for legal battles, and dumb audiences not coming in to see this. Offense to everyone intended. :squint:
 
Thought this was almost on par with Fury Road. Very action packed and entertaining, if maybe a little too drawn out in places. The girl who played kid Furiosa (not ATJ, although she is obviously great) was brilliant! Shame she didn't get more recognition for her performance.
 
The girl who played kid Furiosa (not ATJ, although she is obviously great) was brilliant! Shame she didn't get more recognition for her performance.
Yes! I didn't even notice when they switched, only fully realizing it's no longer her with the 'hair reveal'...
 
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