George Miller

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Three Thousand Years of Longing review – djinn in need of a tonic
Tilda Swinton releases Idris Elba’s genie then dithers over her wishlist for millennia in George Miller’s sterile, CGI-heavy fantasy

Wendy Ide

03, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Three Thousand Years of Longing review – heartfelt Aladdinesque adventure for grownups
Idris Elba is longing to tell his story and grant Tilda Swinton the statutory three wishes in George Miller’s heartfelt fantasy

Peter Bradshaw

01, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘We’re hardwired for stories’: Mad Max director George Miller on myths, medicine and a pointy-eared Idris Elba
Miller has made a dazzling variety of films in his 50 year career and his latest, featuring Elba as a djinn alongside Tilda Swinton, is as strange as any of them. But would he rather have stayed a doctor?

Xan Brooks

18, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘It’s absolutely disgusting’: watching George Miller’s rarely seen first film
In Violence in the Cinema, Part 1, an academic delivers a speech on brutality in film while he suffers – and commits – various violent acts

Luke Buckmaster

15, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Melbourne international film festival 2022: 10 movies to see, from Crimes of the Future to new George Miller
Miff’s 70th edition offers 371 titles from all over the globe – including 18 world premieres

Luke Buckmaster

12, Jul, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Film about a genie starring Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton is partly true, says director at Cannes
George Miller reveals the inside story of his big-screen premiere, Three Thousand Years of Longing, based on an AS Byatt story

Vanessa Thorpe in Cannes

21, May, 2022 @3:32 PM

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Three Thousand Years of Longing review – Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba in Mad Max: fairy overload
George Miller’s belated followup to 2015’s Mad Max: Fury Road is a consciously unfashionable fantasy about a wary academic and a chatty genie that may leave you wishing for more

Xan Brooks in Cannes

21, May, 2022 @9:06 AM

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Dog skulls, choof tea and amputation: here’s what the new Mad Max book doesn’t tell you
Kyle Buchanan’s new authorised account of Mad Max: Fury Road is a detailed illustration of a challenging shoot. Guardian Australia’s film critic Luke Buckmaster, who has also written a book about Mad Max, reflects on another side to George Miller’s world

Luke Buckmaster

25, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Lights! Camera! Infraction! Mad Max shows why Hollywood indulges bad behaviour
Charlize Theron felt so threatened by Mad Max co-star Tom Hardy that she asked for a female producer as protection. Yet the industry still relies on film sets being lawless bubbles where you question macho posturing at your peril

Ryan Gilbey

24, Feb, 2022 @6:33 PM

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Charlize Theron ‘felt so threatened’ by Tom Hardy making Mad Max she required on-set protection
New book details allegations of unprofessional behaviour and aggression during making of George Miller’s 2015 blockbuster Mad Max: Fury Road

Catherine Shoard

23, Feb, 2022 @12:41 PM

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The Mad Max films depict a world increasingly degraded. Furiosa will be far from comforting
As the gap closes between George Miller’s imagined dystopia and the real world wracked by climate crisis, the Mad Max films have never been more important

Luke Buckmaster

07, May, 2021 @3:19 AM

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How can Furiosa expand on Max Max: Fury Road's brutal feminist polemic?
George Miller’s prequel, focusing on the life of the character before her appearance in Fury Road, could revitalise the franchise – even without Max

Ben Child

19, Oct, 2020 @9:57 AM

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