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Cable network El Rey announced Thursday that filmmaker Michael Mann will be featured on the Aug. 9 episode of “The Director’s Chair.” George Miller, creator of the “Mad Max” films, will also appear on the Aug. 30 episode. Rodriguez recently finished shooting an episode with Sylvester Stallone. The Michael Mann episode will be broadcast at 9 p.m., and will be preceded by four episodes of Mann’s classic television series “Miami Vice.” It will be followed by Mann’s 1986 film “Manhunter.” Also Read: Demi Lovato Joins 'From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series' for Season 2 “The Director’s Chair” is an hour-long intimate conversation. »
- Daniel Holloway
Warner Brothers Home Entertainment just announced the 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD) and two-disc DVD releases of George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road.
The studio also released special features specs which don't include a commentary track from Miller. That's going to be a huge bummer for fans of the series.
Maximum Fury: Filming Fury Road
Mad Max: Fury on Four Wheels
The Road Warriors: Max and Furiosa
The Tools of the Wasteland
The Five Wives: So Shiny, So C [Continued ...] »
Sneak Peek new cover at from the upcoming "Mad Max: Fury Road" Blu-ray release, plus take another look @ the film, from the movie review site "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.Ca,:
Michael Stevens For 'The Good':
"'Mad Max: Fury Road', director George Miller's sardonic $150 million budgeted 3D demented demolition derby of a movie, throws everything to the wind and cuts to the chase for an insanely wild 2 hour ride...
"...in a ferociously adrenalized crash 'n burn', petrol-pumped speed-demon of a movie that leaves his previous "Mad Max" trilogy in the dust...
"The new film gets into gear early on, revved-up by grotesque, dystopian death cult-followers, scrambling like vile Rat Patrols through the Namibian desert...
"...accompanied by explosive set pieces, broken CG bodies and scattered car debris.
"Like a cranked-up 'Cirque Du Soleil', led by a pounding dirge and amplified death-metal rock music ...
"...Miller drops »
- Michael Stevens
Warner Brothers Home Entertainment has announced the 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD), and two-disc DVD releases of George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road, set for release on September 1st. Available the same day will be the Mad Max 4-Film Blu-ray Anthology, which will include Mad Max (1979), The […] »
Starring Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises) in the title role and Academy Award winner Charlize Theron (Monster) as Imperator Furiosa, Mad Max: Fury Road is the fourth film in the franchise’s epic history. A Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures production, Mad Max: Fury Road also stars Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: Days of Future Past) as Nux; Hugh Keays-Byrne (Mad Max) as Immortan Joe; and Nathan Jones (Conan the Barbarian) as Rictus Erectus. Collectively known as The Wives, Zoë Kravitz (Divergent) plays Toast; Riley Keough (Magic Mike) is Capable; Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (Transformers: Dark of the Moon) is Splendid; supermodel Abbey Lee is The Dag; and Courtney Eaton is Fragile. Also featured in the movie are Josh Helman as Slit, Jennifer Hagan as Miss Giddy, and singer/songwriter/performer iOTA as Coma-Doof Warrior. The cast is rounded out by well-known Australian actors John Howard and Richard Carter, supermodel Megan Gale, »
In the end, only the mad will survive when Mad Max: Fury Road arrives onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on September 1 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker George Miller ("Happy Feet") and starring Tom Hardy ("The Dark Knight Rises") in the title role and Oscar winner Charlize Theron ("Monster," "Prometheus") as Imperator Furiosa, Mad Max: Fury Road is the fourth film in the franchise's epic history. The film will available early on Digital HD starting on August 11.
Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' Mad Max: Fury Road also stars Nicholas Hoult ("X-Men: Days of Future Past") as Nux; Hugh Keays-Byrne ("Mad Max," "Sleeping Beauty") as Immortan Joe; and Nathan Jones ("Conan the Barbarian") as Rictus Erectus. Collectively known as The Wives, Zoë Kravitz ("Divergent") plays Toast; Riley Keough ("Magic Mike") is Capable; Rosie Huntington-Whiteley ("Transformers: Dark of the Moon »
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is bringing one of the most anticipated 2015 summer movies to home video in the near future when George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road starring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron blazes on to Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD.
Mad Max: Fury Road will make its first home video appearance on August 11 with an early Digital HD bow. The Mad Max: Fury Road Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD release date will come three weeks later on September 1.
Additionally, Warner Home Video will release the Mad Max 4-Film Blu-ray Anthology day-and-date with Mad Max: Fury Road. This includes the documentary 'Madness of Max' on a separate DVD and trading cards, and will carry an Srp of $89.98.
Pre-order the Mad Max 4-Film Blu-ray Anthology for a discounted price at Amazon.com.
Pre-order Mad Max: Fury Road on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray or DVD combo at Amazon. »
Are you ready to die historic on the Fury Road? If you missed out on one of the films of the Summer, or simply can't wait to see it again, you're in luck. Today, Warner Bros. has revealed details on Mad Max: Fury Road's blu-ray that's coming out in September. Come inside to learn more!
I've not been so enamored with a film, like I have Mad Max: Fury Road, in a very long time. It's just an amazing piece of cinema, andgorgeously crafted. Since the credits rolled I've been dying to take it home on blu-ray. Now, I know exactly when I'll be able to do that. Warner Bros. announced that Fury Road will hit store shelves on September 1st, which just so happens to coincide with the release of the upcoming Mad Max video game...Interesting. It's gonna be one Hell of a lovely day.
In the end, »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jordan Maison)
Now we've passed the halfway point of the year and summer blockbuster season is beginning to wind down, what better time to deliver our half-term report on 2015 so far?
From Oscar contenders like Selma and Foxcatcher to blockbusters Mad Max: Fury Road and Jurassic World, it's been a strong year for cinema. Read on to find out our rankings then comment below with your favourites...
15. Fast & Furious 7
The Fast & Furious saga's latest instalment carried with it all the insane action sequences and stunts we've come to expect, but few could have predicted just how emotionally affecting the film turned out to be.
The death of Paul Walker in November 2013 meant that production had to be called off while the filmmakers figured out how to complete the movie without him, and they gave him (and character Brian O'Connor) the perfect send off. Sometimes life presents a fork in the road »
We might not see that silent black-and-white version of Mad Max: Fury Road after all.
When director George Miller recently confirmed that he had created an alternative monochrome version of the movie, Digital Spy decided to create a black-and-white cut of the trailer to see just what Miller's preferred version of the film might look like.
However, despite the fact the blockbuster works surprisingly well without dialogue, it looks like Miller's requests for the cut to be included on the Blu-ray went unheard, as it was not mentioned at all in the details for the UK Blu-ray release of the film.
The list of special features on the UK Blu-ray are as follows:
- Maximum Fury: Filming Fury Road Featurette
- Mad Max: Fury on Four Wheels Featurette
- The Road Warriors: Max and Furiosa Featurette
- The Tools of the Wasteland Featurette
- The Five Wives: So Shiny, »
The Australian Outback is a favorite crucible for filmmakers – its sun-scorched expanses are like a skeleton of stone and dust, an angry terrain, devoid of life or any of the resources necessary to sustain it. Its barren hostility has served as the backdrop for many an immersive production, from David Michod’s relentlessly grim The Rover to George Miller’s post-apocalyptic Mad Max trilogy. Without fail, its sprawl and mystique have imbued films set around or in it with a natural dread, a sense of powerlessness against ancient, inhuman elements.
And Strangerland, Kim Farrant’s charged but deeply flawed drama about parents in crisis, makes effective use of it too. Here, the Outback functions as a creeping fever, lurking and slowly advancing, threatening to overwhelm the European outsiders who don’t belong there. And Catherine and Matthew Parker (Nicole Kidman and Joseph Fiennes) can feel it hot against the back »
- Isaac Feldberg
Purberry Productions are hoping to follow in the footsteps of The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened? by delving into the mystery surrounding another of Warner Bros.’s aborted DC projects in Mad Max: Fury Road director George Miller’s Justice League Mortal, and a trio of posters have arrived online for the doc, featuring Superman, Batman and Green Lantern…
In February 2007, Warner Brothers announced that a live action Justice League film was officially in the works – with legendary Australian Filmmaker George Miller in line to direct. Over the next Two years a series of extraordinary events led to the permanent shelving of the project »
- Gary Collinson
Read More: Watch: How Did 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Pull Off Its Mind-Blowing Stunts? Other than plenty of cars and the liberal use of the word 'mad,' George Miller's action epic "Mad Max: Fury Road" and Stanley Kramer's classic comedy "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" have little in common. Nevertheless, Ezequiel López used his editing skills to create a bizarre yet extremely entertaining trailer for the mashup of the two: "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad Max Fury Road." Using audio from a "Max" trailer and footage from "World," López was able to match the disparate works impressively. Audio and visuals line up in hysterical fashion, making for what would be a strange yet engrossing feature length film. One can only hope that in the world of desert wastelands and comic rat races Valhalla lay just down the road, all shiny and chrome. Watch the video above, »
- Ethan Sapienza
Mad Max: Fury Road is roaring onto disc in October - and the limited edition collectors' set is worth a look...
Warner Bros has some special plans for the upcoming DVD and Blu-ray release of the tremendous Mad Max: Fury Road. George Miller's film, one of the very best blockbusters of recent times, has been earmarked for release on October 5th.
The film will be available on DVD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray. Furthermore, an Anthology box set is going on sale, bringing together the four films to date. And then there's this limited edition Blu-ray set, which comes with a model of Max's car.
Special features, and we're assuming these are all for the Blu-ray version:
Maximum Fury: Filming Fury Road featurette
Mad Max: Fury on Four Wheels featurette
The Road Warriors: Max and Furiosa featurette
The Tools of the Wasteland featurette
The Five Wives: So Shiny, So »
Considered the world’s largest genre film festival and running over three weeks long, Fantasia is celebrating its 19th edition this year and the lineup is pretty incredible. This year’s fest runs July 14 through August 4 and will see over 130 feature films including more than 20 world premieres. Legendary filmmaker Sion Sono is delivering three new movies with Tag, Love & Peace, and Shinjuku Swan, meanwhile Tales of Halloween and A Christmas Horror Story are bringing horror anthologies back to the big screen. In addition, the festival will offer up the Montreal premiere of Marvel’s highly anticipated Ant-Man, the world premiere of Israeli horror flick Jeruzalem, the world premiere of Assassination Classroom and the first Canadian screening of the Canadian/Kiwi festival hit Turbo Kid. The festival is rounded out with screenings of Big Match, Crumbs, Deathgasm, The Demolisher, Experimenter, Cooties, We Are Still Here, The Editor, Cub, He Never Died, »
Conan O'Brien is making a bid to be the king of this year's Comic-Con with four special episodes of his late night talk show broadcasting straight from the geek gathering in San Diego.
Not only that, but the TV host is moderating the panel for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, the cast's last ever appearance together at Comic-Con.
We might be missing a Furiosa, but this is anything but mediocre.
By Alex Simon
Cars have been a staple of motion pictures since the earliest Keystone Kops two-reel comedies a century ago, usually providing fodder for chase scenes and general mayhem. Whether they’re breaking land-speed records, flying through the air defying laws of aerodynamics, or driven by intrepid heroes pursuing bad guys, cars and movies go together like…well, like movies and popcorn.Like movies and tickets. Like cars and tickets. Wait…let’s just get on with the list, shall we?
Here are the ten coolest cars in movie history, in no particular order:
1. Rendezvous: 1976 Mercedes-Benz 450Sel 6.9
Director Claude Lelouch mounted a camera on his 1976 Mercedes and tore through the early morning streets of Paris at breakneck speeds, cheating only slightly in post-production by overdubbing the sound of a Ferrari 275 Gtb engine with that of his Benz’s. Three people were in the car, with Lelouch at the wheel, »
- The Hollywood Interview.com
With the first half of 2015 officially coming to a close, it’s time for our mid-year list of best theatrical releases. As seems to be the trend, a bulk of these titles were selections premiering in the late fall circuit of 2014, a move sometimes granting offbeat art-house selections a bit more breathing room (though not always). Here’s a glance at what represents the best of the year thus far, including two directorial debuts, one posthumous work, and one studio feature:
Premiering at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, German auteur Wim Wenders explores the prolific career of Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado, here with the help of his son, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado serving as co-director. Known for capturing catastrophic events in striking fashion, the documentary finds the artist in search of something positive after decades documenting human nature at its worst. »
- Nicholas Bell
If the sequel was a late 20th century phenomenon, ushered into being thanks to the likes of James Bond, The Godfather and Planet Of The Apes, then the soft reboot is a peculiar product of the 21st.
Unlike a conventional remake or reboot, which often abandon characters, plots and settings in favour of an entirely new approach, the soft reboot is less drastic. Jj Abrams’ 2009 Star Trek movie is a prime example; it casts new actors in the roles of the Original Series’ famous roster of characters - Chris Pine replacing William Shatner as Kirk, Zachary Quinto replacing Leonard Nimoy as Spock, and so on - and sends them »
Mel Gibson, whom I interviewed for Venice Magazine in late 2000, was my first real childhood hero I sat down with. If you were a Gen-x male, Mel Gibson was the closest thing we had to Paul Newman, Steve McQueen and Sean Connery: a guy's guy whom guys wanted to emulate and women wanted to copulate. If you were a guy who liked girls, the math in the previous equation was pretty simple: be like Mel. Sadly, Gibson's life has taken a very public turn for the worse in the last decade, since his personal legal and troubles stemming from a 2006 DUI arrest in Malibu were made public, one from which his image has yet to fully recover. It was an unfortunate fall from grace for a guy who literally had Hollywood, and the world, in the palm of his hand after sweeping the 1995 Oscars with his box office smash "Braveheart. »
- The Hollywood Interview.com
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