Tag Archives: Mad Max

April 15

The Fate of the Furious

The long and winding road that the Fast & Furious franchise has found itself on has come with many unexpected turns. Now in its eighth film, the series once again finds itself having to figure out how to move forward without one of its main stars. Unlike 2 Fast 2 Furious, which simply tried to […]

December 31

Top Ten Films of 2015

As I close off the year by cuddling my newborn baby girl in my arms, I am reminded how much life can change in the span of a year. While filled with many ups and downs, as is always the case, 2015 brought a bounty of titles for cinephiles to enjoy. Though, as I mentioned […]

December 07

Carol and Sicario Lead the 19th Online Film Critics Society Nominations

The awards season train keeps on rolling. The Online Film Critics Society, the oldest and most prominent society for online film critics in the world, of which myself and fellow site contributor Daniel Lackey are members of, have recognized the year’s best films with nominations for their 19th annual awards. Carol and Sicario led the […]

October 19

TADFF 2015: Gridlocked

Allan Ungar’s Gridlocked may feature a premise reminiscent of John Carpenter’s Assault on Precinct 13, but its heart is firmly in love with the action films of the 80’s and 90’s. Harkening back to a time when odd couple pairings, bullets and explosions were a staple dish for movie goers on a Saturday night, Ungar’s […]

June 07

Changing the Conversation: Women and the Box Office

Casey Newton is the hero the future, and cinema in general, needs. She is extremely intelligent, determined, optimistic, and is willing to sacrifice everything for causes she feels are just. Even if it means sabotaging equipment that will be used to demolish a NASA launch pad – once the demolition is complete her father, a […]

June 06

Mad Max: Fury Road

From director George Miller, the man who introduced the world to Mel Gibson, comes Mad Max: Fury Road, a film that not only continues the story of cult hero Max Rockatansky, but also redefines how audiences will forever look at action films. He reinvents the notion of a man searching for redemption by turning it […]

May 17

Shorts Spotlight: Rule Number Three

This weekend Nicholas Hoult can be found in theatres worldwide in the hotly anticipated action film Mad Max: Fury Road. Back in 2011, Hoult was not only involved in the revival of the X-Men franchise, playing Beast in X-Men: First Class, but he also made the quirky short film, Rule Number Three. Directed by Tim […]