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December 6. Mark it down. That’s when Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is releasing the long-rumored, and previously only internationally available, “Black and Chrome” version of Mad Max: Fury Road. And that’s not all: the company is releasing the whole franchise in one box set.
I hadn’t heard of musician Lindsey Stirling before her new video for “The Arena,” but she appears to have cornered the market on violin-infused electronic music. She also dances better while wielding a violin than most people can with nothing in their hands. And she seems to be a Mad Max series fan.
Mad Max: Fury Road director George Miller probably didn’t realize the avalanche of discussion he set off when he first mentioned a black-and-white version of his award-winning film. We’ve chronicled the mystery behind this version of the film in the past, but now it seems like it’s actually happening.
The iconic vehicles of film and TV—your Ecto-1s, your Deloreans, your Batmobiles and what have you—are already pretty cool. Kit them out for the Mad Max post-apocalypse though? Infinitely cooler.
Nothing makes actors miserable like running around in the desert.
God, what a special movie. One that not only could I watch over and over again but also just listen to. Here is Zackery Ramos-Taylor splicing scenes that highlight the sound of Mad Max: Fury Road. They all combine to do such a good job in making you feel as if you’re inside the desolate wasteland.
This new music video from the electro-rocker band Saverne is a great blend of Mad Max-style post-apocalyptic stuff with psychedelic strangeness. It reminds me a bit of The Gone Away World by Nick Harkaway.
The saga of the black-and-white version of Mad Max: Fury Road continues. First, there was talk of the cut getting a theatrical release. Now, in an interview with the L.A. Times, George Miller says “[It’ll end up] on another version with commentary and other features.” Either way, it seems like it’s happening.
Remember the ancient days of two days ago, when Mad Max director George Miller said that he doesn’t want to make more Mad Max? Well, this morning, Mad Max: Fury Road secured Oscar nominations for Best Picture and Best Director. So try not to be surprised when Miller says he’s totally in for more!
We’ve featured Brandon Bird’s fantastic pop art on io9 before, mainly because it is uniformly awesome. But his newest piece, in which a certain post-apocalyptic rocker has been ousted by the maddest man of all, Kenny G, may be our favorite yet. Check out more of Bird’s mind-blowingly great pieces on his website.
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Reboots are hard. It’s hard to find the sweet spot between paying tribute to the original while improving upon it at the same time. Watching a shot-by-shot comparison of the original Mad Max and Fury Road, however, reveals what a great sequel can be.
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Oh my god. Since Mad Max: Fury Road was essentially just a linear car chase scene that went in one direction and then turned around and went back in the other direction, can you imagine how perfect a side scrolling video game it would make? Add all the crazy vehicles and the weapons and Furiosa and it would be the…
Or, at least, Warner Bros. would like to people to be forced to mention Mad Max: Fury Road when discussing next year’s Academy Awards nominations for Best Picture–for a massive, free amount of publicity, even though it doesn’t really expect Fury Road to get nominated, let alone win.
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