Many people leave the cinema barely able to describe what they’ve just seen. That’s how chaotic and relentless this movie is but don’t be mislead. This is also a flawlessly well-shot and smoothly paced film with dark, gritty moments that resonate only thanks to the excellent acting across the board.
Fans of the preceding trilogy need not be concerned either. This is so different from the earlier films that you’ll forget all about them within the first ten minutes. The hectic, insane pace of the film will mean you’ll have forgotten your childhood memories of Mel Gibson within minutes.
Now, CGI Hollywood blockbusters aren’t for everyone (and here at Living we’re hardly fans of that sort of thing) but this is definitely one worth seeing – and it’s doubly worth seeing in 3D because it makes such good use of the medium.
As we overheard somebody saying as we left the cinema, “I don’t even like this type of movie but goddamn I’m gonna go see this again, soon.”
Mad Max: Fury Road is still on at these cinemas in the capital: