Archive for George Miller

News: Mad Max: Fury Road Finally About To Shoot?

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , on July 3, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

As I stated way back in October when the first rumblings of production seemed to be grinding into action, George Miller’s Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior is leanest, meanest, and finest action movies ever made thanks to its brutal simplicity. Beyond Thunderdome we’ll try to forget. Anyway, it looks like Mad Max: Fury Road, the soon to be fourth film in the franchise, is FINALLY about to start shooting. Continue reading

Weekly Ricochet: Skyfall, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, Man Of Steel, Haywire, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo…

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts, Weekly Ricochet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 15, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The Weekly Ricochet is a round-up of those stories that, while interesting, don’t quite merit a page all of their own. This week we have little titbits on the Skyfall, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, Man Of SteelHaywire, Mad Max: Fury Road, and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Continue reading

News: Mad Max: Fury Road Gears Up

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , on October 15, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior is one of the leanest and meanest of all action movies, and one of my very favourites. It’s pared-back, brutal, and has a star-making turn by an even madder Mel Gibson. I recommend you go watch it now. Go on. I’ll still be here when you get back.

Watched it? Good, isn’t it? Well, director George Miller has finally stopped fucking about with pigs in the city and digital dancing penguins and pushed ahead with a fourth Mad Max film – Fury Road. Continue reading