Mad Max: Fury Road

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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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Nicholas Hoult: ‘Part of your brain doesn’t want to walk down a corridor naked’
From starring opposite Hugh Grant aged 11 to joining the X-Men, does nothing faze the actor? Well, there was one scene for his latest role ...

Emma Brockes

02, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Mad Max's Hugh Keays-Byrne was an actor of visceral, wall-rattling force and underrated talent
Keays-Byrne, who died this week, will be remembered for his gnarly performances as Toecutter and Immortan Joe, but every role he took was a revelation

Luke Buckmaster

03, Dec, 2020 @2:52 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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007th heaven: why Tom Hardy as the new Bond is too good to be true
If a post on an obscure Star Trek blog is to be believed, Hardy will be the next 007. Could fans cope with his villanous side?

Stuart Heritage

21, Sep, 2020 @11:45 AM

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Charlize Theron's 20 best film roles – ranked!
As her new film hits Netflix, here’s a run down of the actor’s greatest performances, from sci-fi action and comedy to the portrayal of a serial killer

Peter Bradshaw

09, Jul, 2020 @10:58 AM

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Tom Hardy's 20 best film performances – ranked!
The actor’s latest movie, Capone, further builds upon his beefy and menacing screen presence, but there is another side that shines through in some of Hardy’s great roles

Peter Bradshaw

14, May, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Mad Max at 40: how the low-budget original remains a film-making feat
On the 40th anniversary of its US release, George Miller’s chaotic look at the future remains a high-adrenaline masterwork

Scott Tobias

13, Feb, 2020 @7:15 AM

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From Animal Kingdom to The Babadook: the best Australian films of the decade
Guardian Australia’s film critic Luke Buckmaster surveys the past 10 years and finds thrillingly varied depictions of Australian life

Luke Buckmaster

10, Dec, 2019 @2:33 AM

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Sandy Harbutt on the film that paved the way for Mad Max: ‘I’ve been knocked back ever since’
George Miller’s classic deserves its legacy, but Harbutt’s bikie film was out five years earlier – with four of the same actors, and a character called Bad Max

Luke Buckmaster

27, Nov, 2019 @1:04 AM

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A Star Is Born, Frances Ha, Mad Max: Fury Road – what to stream in Australia in August
Plus the second season of Community, a Jack Nicholson classic and Russell Crowe as disgraced Fox News founder Roger Ailes

Lauren Carroll Harris

02, Aug, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Richard Carter, 'absolutely unforgettable' great Australian character actor, dies | Luke Buckmaster
Four-decade career culminates in gasp-inducing Mad Max: Fury Road performance that blows your mind and rattles your bones

Luke Buckmaster

15, Jul, 2019 @6:56 AM

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