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Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015) — The Reviews Thread

Old 05-13-15, 06:44 PM
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Re: Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015) — The Reviews Thread

2008? That's a while.

EDIT: Still at 99% w/ 82 reviews.

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Re: Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015) — The Reviews Thread

Meanwhile, over on the batshit insane side of the Internet, some people have decided this movie is a feminist plot to emasculate action movies:

But then my spidey senses started noticing a couple things.

Charlize Theron kept showing up a lot in the trailers, while Tom Hardy (Mad Max) seemed to have cameo appearances. Charlize Theron sure talked a lot during the trailers, while I don’t think I’ve heard one line from Tom Hardy. And finally, Charlize Theron’s character barked orders to Mad Max.

Nobody barks orders to Mad Max.

Sure enough, what I suspected (but desperately wanted NOT to be true) was confirmed with two articles in the past week. One, Eve Ensler, author of “The Vagina Monologues” was consulted by the director to consult the female actresses in Fury Road about what it’s like being sex slaves. Her presumed expertise in this area was based on work she claimed to have done in the Congo. Work I investigated and deemed “fishy” in a recent podcast (around the 1hr 6 min mark).

Two, of all the outdated, obsolete, Baby Boomer leftist rags, TIME MAGAZINE just comes outright and says it.

“Here’s a surprise: Tom Hardy, a.k.a. Mad Max, isn’t the star of Mad Max: Fury Road. Charlize Theron is. An even bigger surprise? Vagina Monologues author Eve Ensler consulted on what turns out to be a very feminist film….Theron, not Hardy, leads the charge; she also does the majority of the fighting.”
Alas, I was forced to accept reality. Fury Road was not going to be a movie made for men. It was going to be a feminist piece of propaganda posing as a guy flick. And like “1886: The Order” I would be let down, and would have to pin my hopes on something else.

The real issue is not whether feminism has infiltrated and co-opted Hollywood, ruining nearly every potentially-good action flick with a forced female character or an unnecessary romance sub-plot to eek out that extra 3 million in female attendees.

It has.

And the real issue is not whether Hollywood has the audacity to remove the name sake of a movie franchise called MAD FREAKING MAX, and replace it with an impossible female character in an effort to kowtow to feminism.

It has.

It’s whether men in America and around the world are going to be duped by explosions, fire tornadoes, and desert raiders into seeing what is guaranteed to be nothing more than feminist propaganda, while at the same time being insulted AND tricked into viewing a piece of American culture ruined and rewritten right in front of their very eyes.

Mad-Max

The truth is I’m angry about the extents Hollywood and the director of Fury Road went to trick me and other men into seeing this movie. Everything VISUALLY looks amazing. It looks like that action guy flick we’ve desperately been waiting for where it is one man with principles, standing against many with none.

But let us be clear. This is the vehicle by which they are guaranteed to force a lecture on feminism down your throat. This is the Trojan Horse feminists and Hollywood leftists will use to (vainly) insist on the trope women are equal to men in all things, including physique, strength, and logic. And this is the subterfuge they will use to blur the lines between masculinity and femininity, further ruining women for men, and men for women.

So do yourself and all men across the world a favor. Not only REFUSE to see the movie, but spread the word to as many men as possible. Not all of them have the keen eye we do here at ROK. And most will be taken in by fire tornadoes and explosions. Because if they sheepishly attend and Fury Road is a blockbuster, then you, me, and all the other men (and real women) in the world will never be able to see a real action movie ever again that doesn’t contain some damn political lecture or moray about feminism, SJW-ing, and socialism.
Originally Posted by Bluelitespecial
and the slightly feminist spin in a guys movie kind of bothers me.
Oh, sorry, I forgot this was the batshit insane side of the Internet.
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Boxoffice.com is predicting Pitch Perfect 2 with $56 mil, Mad Max with $44 mil, and AOU with $38 mil.
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Re: Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015) — The Reviews Thread

... maybe I don't remember MM2 and MM3 all too well but people still bitched at Max to do shit. And we did hear Max talk. Max hasn't exactly been a man of words but says mostly through his actions.

Also impossible female character? Like Max is a man of possibly existing. He ain't unstoppable but he's pretty damn impossible himself. Sounds those mad fucks are just a bunch of weak c unts who totally don't remember the MM world and don't know what feminism is.

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Checked out that blog's site...

here's their "about us" section:

Return Of Kings is a blog for heterosexual, masculine men. It’s meant for a small but vocal collection of men in America today who believe men should be masculine and women should be feminine.

ROK aims to usher the return of the masculine man in a world where masculinity is being increasingly punished and shamed in favor of creating an androgynous and politically-correct society that allows women to assert superiority and control over men. Sadly, yesterday’s masculinity is today’s misogyny. The site intends to be a safe space on the web for those men who don’t agree with the direction that Western culture is headed. If you are new, check out our top 35 posts of all time.

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3. Past traditions and rituals that evolved alongside humanity served a net benefit to the family unit.

4. Testosterone is the biological cause for masculinity. Environmental changes that reduce the hormone’s concentration in men will cause them to be weaker and more feminine.

5. A woman’s value significantly depends on her fertility and beauty. A man’s value significantly depends on his resources, intellect, and character.

6. Elimination of traditional sex roles and the promotion of unlimited mating choice in women unleashes their promiscuity and other negative behaviors that block family formation.

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Yep. They are a bunch c unts.
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Re: Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015) — The Reviews Thread

Originally Posted by Sean O'Hara
Oh, sorry, I forgot this was the batshit insane side of the Internet.
People are so fucking nuts! I deal with crazy assholes every day for my job.
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What does 1886: The Order have to do with this?
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Re: Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015) — The Reviews Thread

Apparently the bitch was let down by the game. Didn't meet his expectations?
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Originally Posted by Sean O'Hara
Meanwhile, over on the batshit insane side of the Internet, some people have decided this movie is a feminist plot to emasculate action movies:

Oh, sorry, I forgot this was the batshit insane side of the Internet.
If this bothers this person, he needs to seriously reassess his life.
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Re: Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015) — The Reviews Thread

I still can't believe this turned out as good as it looks. For a couple reasons:

1.WB gave Miller a huge budget to direct another movie based on a 30 year old property.

2. Seriously what was Miller's last good movie, The Road Warrior?

3.The role has been attached to Mel Gibson for so long it might have been hard to distance it.

4. Post-apocolyptic movies typically don't light the box officer on fire now a days which makes the budget even crazier.

5. The time it took to come out after ending production.
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Originally Posted by robin2099
I still can't believe this turned out as good as it looks. For a couple reasons:

1.WB gave Miller a huge budget to direct another movie based on a 30 year old property.

2. Seriously what was Miller's last good movie, The Road Warrior?

3.The role has been attached to Mel Gibson for so long it might have been hard to distance it.

4. Post-apocolyptic movies typically don't light the box officer on fire now a days which makes the budget even crazier.

5. The time it took to come out after ending production.
Depends on who you ask or what awards they won
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That was the whole point to what I said. I liked the the movie I want to see it again. But hardcore man hating feminists are going to lach on to this movie and say this movie was made for them, and its a hard R action movie that appeals mostly to guys. This is a part of the war on men that is currently being waged in America.
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His Twilight Zone segment is brilliant. Babe: Pig in the City has a sizable cult following, I've heard that Lorenzo's Oil is is excellent, and Happy Feet was a big box office hit, wasn't it? His filmography is actually fairly small.
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Witches of Eastwick is also beloved.
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Babe: Pig in the City is the most fucked up G-rated film of all time and for that, Miller gets a pass.
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Lorenzo's Oil is great. It even has special effects so it seems like some of you fuckers would have watched it. Oh wait.....no superheroes.

Babe Pig In The City was great.

Witches Of Eastwick was great.

Twilight Zone segment was great.

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome was great. Those who believe otherwise are wrong.

Miller has always been a great director.
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Re: Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015) — The Reviews Thread

Originally Posted by Bluelitespecial
That was the whole point to what I said. I liked the the movie I want to see it again. But hardcore man hating feminists are going to lach on to this movie and say this movie was made for them, and its a hard R action movie that appeals mostly to guys. This is a part of the war on men that is currently being waged in America.
You must be lost. 4chan is over that way.

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Lorenzo's Oil is great. It even has special effects so it seems like some of you fuckers would have watched it. Oh wait.....no superheroes.

Babe Pig In The City was great.

Witches Of Eastwick was great.

Twilight Zone segment was great.

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome was great. Those who believe otherwise are wrong.

Miller has always been a great director.
MM3 is flawed. But he gets a pass for it for the right reasons
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Can anyone confirm if Batman v Superman trailer is in front of this?

Really want to see it on the big screen

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Re: Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015) — The Reviews Thread

I already wanted to see this, but if it pisses off the MRA crowd that's just the cherry on top of an awesome movie.
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This is the first movie in a long time that I want to see on opening night.
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Re: Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015) — The Reviews Thread

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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome was great. Those who believe otherwise are wrong.
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Re: Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015) — The Reviews Thread

It’s whether men in America and around the world are going to be duped by explosions, fire tornadoes, and desert raiders into seeing what is guaranteed to be nothing more than feminist propaganda, while at the same time being insulted AND tricked into viewing a piece of American culture ruined and rewritten right in front of their very eyes.
Aw yes, American culture written, created, and directed by Australians is being ruined right in front of our very eyes!!!
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Yeah, that was the part that made me laugh the most.
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What a nice website. I am not reading "The Most Disgusting Thing a Slut Can Say."
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Are we sure these guys aren't just some parody group akin to the Onion and people have been duped into taking them seriously?

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