Thu, 1 October 2015
With audiences still reeling from the success Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), we turn our sights to the one that started it all, George Miller's Mad Max (1979), which turns out to be a revenge flick set in a dystopia rather than a post-apocalyptic action movie, much like its sequels.
Not only did Mad Max jump start Miller's career, but it was also the breakthrough role for a young and handsome Mel Gibson, who was cast to play Max. Inspired by the injuries Miller observed while working in an emergency room, the film still remains a breathtaking glimpse of "guerrilla filmmaking", with remarkable onscreen car crashes and close calls with the stuntmen.
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