Excerpt: Movie "I am the Night Rider! A fuel injected suicide machine!" And so we are introduced to the hellish world of Mad Max, set in a dystopian future where feral gangs of outlaws rule the roads. The police do what they can to combat this menace, and the public try to keep out of the way.
Excerpt: A few years from now violent biker gangs are terrorizing the roads of Australia. Barely keeping order is the MFP (Main Force Patrol), a police force using super-charged cars. After Max ( Mel Gibson ), the MFP’s top driver, kills a gang leader during a pursuit, he is the object of a vendetta which...
Conclusion: While I find only a few stunt sequences of 'Mad Max' are worth catching while channel surfing, those who want it in their library will find the Blu-ray offers good visuals and adequate sound.
Summary: The Mad Max franchise is about to be resurrected with a new reboot/remake/reimagining coming very soon. I’m not sure this is the kind of franchise you can simply start over and have the same kind of success.
Conclusion: Considering that this movie was director George Miller’s second movie and first feature film, it has had an amazing longevity. a This movie holds a special place in movie history for it’s approach to post-apocalyptic settings, but also for it’s realistic car chases that ramped up the speed.
Excerpt: Det är svårt att överskatta "Mad Max"-trilogins inflytande på populärkultur från 1980-talets början och fram till våra dagar. George Millers postapokalyptiska saga i tre delar gjorde inte bara Mel Gibson till en megastjärna, utan formade vår bild av världen efter undergången, på gott och ont.