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  1. "Fury Road" Goes B&W In "Chrome" EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Dark Horizons News

    Since its release, filmmaker George Miller has been saying that his preferred version of his Oscar winning action feature "Mad Max: Fury Road" is a black-and-white cut that he put together during the film's editing stage. That version didn't make the screen but he and the film's fans hoped it would make the light of day sometime down the track on disc.

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  2. 10(4) Classic Road Trip MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | OhNoTheyDidnt

    George Miller directed, produced, and co-wrote this fourth film in the Mad Max franchise. It's a reboot/sequel of sorts, starring Max Rockatansky , but only enough to justify the title.

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  3. 5 of the most badass action scenes in movie historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Boy Genius

    ... five of those sequences - action scenes that are just as smart and impressive as they are thrilling and explosive. Mad Max: Fury Road is the most recent movie on the list, so we'll start with it. In one minute of action, director George Miller ...

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  4. Rumored Shut-Down in 2013Read the original story

    Apr 18, 2013 | IGN

    ... of former Team Bondi staff members after the L.A. Noire studio was liquidated. Subsequently, KMM co-founder and Mad Max-creator George Miller acquired the rights to McNamara's Whore of the Orient. In a November 2011 interview with The Australian ...

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  5. Top 5 films to watch in Hong Kong this week: June 23-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | South China Morning Post

    Maths genius, Mad Max, sexual tension on a boat and in a swimming pool, and some martial arts from 1943 feature in this week's pick of must-see movies Considerably more entertaining than its by-the-numbers biopic formula is bound to offer, Matthew Brown's dramatisation of the life of early-20th-century mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan is elevated by the great performances of Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons. George Miller's exhilarating 2015 reboot of his post-apocalyptic car-chase franchise didn't only prove to be one of the best action movies of the year , but also made an unlikely feminist statement with Charlize Theron's one-armed heroine.

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  6. Restaurant review: La Dolce Vita, ScissettRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | IcChuddersfield

    This splendid sentiment is attributed to George Miller (presumably the Australian Mad Max film producer/director), who as far as I'm aware has not eaten at La Dolce Vita in Scissett. I have to admit La Dolce Vita took us by surprise, bringing as it ...

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  7. Top 5 films to watch in Hong Kong this week: June 16-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | South China Morning Post

    Suspense noir, brutal boxing, coming of age in 1980s Dublin, a Swiss orphan and the original Mad Max among the treats for this week Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson and Matthias Schoenaerts form the impeccable ensemble in this darkly seductive suspense noir by I Am Love director Luca Guadagnino, who makes a sensual feast out of watching rich and beautiful people suffer. One of Martin Scorsese's and Robert De Niro's finest films, this 1980 American classic charts the path to self-destruction - through one indelibly violent bout after another - in the career of real-life professional boxer Jake LaMotta.

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  8. 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale shines spotlight on users of buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | South China Morning Post

    ... scenarios, is a blend of Edward Snowden, Thomas Piketty, Naomi Klein and George Miller's 2015 version of Mad Max. There are echoes of the 2007 Cooper-Hewitt exhibition "Design for the Other 90 percent" and the 2004 Bruce Mau book and museum show ...

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  9. Mad Max: Fury Road Ultra HD Blu-rayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | DVD Times

    ... to the prequel comics (hence its appearance at the beginning of this movie despite having been destroyed in Mad Max 2 ) and it often plays like a supercharged megamix of the previous movies, not unlike the souped-up appearance of the Interceptor ...

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  10. A grassroots, handmade Venice Architecture Biennale from Alejandro AravenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Los Angeles Times

    ... pocalyptic scenarios, is a blend of Edward Snowden, Thomas Piketty, Naomi Klein and George Miller's 2015 version of "Mad Max." There are echoes of the 2007 Cooper-Hewitt exhibition "Design for the Other 90%" and

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  11. Judging the judges at CannesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    ... because the film was nearly unanimously disliked for its histrionics and theatrical conceits. When the jury, led by Mad Max director George Miller, gave the prize to Dolan's film, a joke sprang up and quickly caught on, inspired by the film's title: ...

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  12. Cannes - Honours List 2016. A triumph for social cinema. Largest...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Nine O'Clock

    ... stressing the responsibility of film directors and of the festival as a whole. We should recall that George Miller ("Mad Max"), chairman of the jury, reminded right at the start of the edition that "we have to change the world" and that the time of ...

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  13. VOTD: A "Justice League Mortal" Table ReadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Dark Horizons News

    Almost a decade ago, "Mad Max" director George Miller famously tried to do a DC team-up movie entitled "Justice League Mortal" which got as far as costume testing before the plug was pulled due to financing issues. A few years back the film's script, penned by Kieran and Michele Mulroney, hit the Internet to mixed reviews which indicated that it was overstuffed and rushed.

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  14. Mad Max: Fury Road vs Mad Max TrilogyRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | The Core Dump

    There's an amazing amount of shots reused between the original Mad Max trilogy and Fury Road.

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  15. Dolan wins Grand prix at Cannes Film Festival-Image1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | The Wingham Advance-Times

    ... And Dolan wept on the stage as he accepted his trophy from a fellow Canadian, actor Donald Sutherland, a member of Mad Max director George Miller's nine-person Palme jury. He was doubly glad the jury appreciated his film, based on a French stage ...

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  16. Cannes Recap: Can Any of This Year's Movies Crash the Oscar...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    Three months ago, seven movies that screened at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival ended up landing Academy Award nominations, and four of them won Oscars: "Inside Out" won Best Animated Feature, "Amy" won Best Documentary, "Son of Saul" won Best Foreign Language Film and "Mad Max: Fury Road" won six awards, the biggest haul of the night. This year, though, we shouldn't expect the same kind of Cannes/Oscar correlation.

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  17. Cannes Film Fest 2016 winners, as chosen by a George Miller-led juryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | The China Post

    CANNES, France -- Here are the winners from the 2016 Cannes film festival, as chosen by a jury led by Australian director and "Mad Max" creator George Miller: Palme d'Or: 'I, Daniel Blake' British Director Ken Loach won over the jury with his moving tale of a carpenter who suffers repeated humiliations as he seeks welfare benefits after having a heart attack. Grand Prix: 'It's Only The End of The World' Canadian wunderkind Xavier Dolan's film was booed by some critics but the jury felt it deserved second place in Cannes for his fraught family drama.

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  18. Cannes Film Festival 2016: No Prizes for Critically-Adored 'Toni Erdmann'Read the original story

    May 23, 2016 | The New York Observer

    ... then quietly faded from the Cannes chatter. Many felt that the film wasn't weighty enough. Clearly the jury, led by Mad Max auteur George Miller, felt otherwise. They also chose to award the second-place Grand Prix to Xavier Dolan's It's Only the ...

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  19. Amy Nicholson's Cannes Diary: A Bloody Mel Gibson, Sarcastic...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | MTV

    ... the film. The paparazzi went wild. If only the movie had been as thrilling. The next day, the jury - which included Mad Max director George Miller, Kristen Dunst, Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Paradis, and Donald Sutherland - announced their winners . ...

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  20. The Film That Made Everyone Cry Wins At CannesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | New York Magazine

    ... useless, though. These Cannes honors are not the provenance of critics, but of a nine-member jury - presided over by Mad Max director George Miller, and including actors Donald Sutherland, Mads Mikkelsen, and Kirsten Dunst - who simply watched two ...

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