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Fury Road Test Screening Reactions

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Mad Max: Fury Road had a test screening last night.  Here are some of the reactions:

“Just back from the screening. Hard to digest what I’ve just seen. I’m not going to post spoilers, sorry. Think I need a night to really absorb it. It’s an insane movie. Seriously. Probably the most unique big budget movie I’ve ever seen. It’s closer in tone and style to Thunderdome than MM2, I think but it’s very removed from the original trilogy. MUCH bigger, for one thing. Reminded me of Damnation Alley in places. For those of you worried about the sci-fi bent, you’re not going to be happy. It’s packed full of ideas, sometimes overwhelmingly so. The car chases and stuntwork are absolutely breathtaking. The movie looks beautiful. Cast are great although Hardy’s unpredictable. He won’t be for everyone. All this talk about the BoB but you’ll fall in love with the War Rig, so it evens out nicely. Couldn’t see it being an R. There’s nothing here as gnarly as MM2.”

“Just saw a screening of #MadMaxFuryRoad and it was INCREDIBLE!! I will watch it again in theaters. Charlize stole the show!”

“Just finished screening #madmax , fucken AWESOME!!!! #TomHardy was perfect. Must see next year, will post ticket later.”

Chatter about the movie suggests that it’s a reboot and will likely be PG-13.  It’s also significantly shorter than the first screening which took place in April, by about half an hour.  In tone the movie is supposed to be closer to Thunderdome than either of the the first two movies.  It was a screening for random people, their reactions were noted.

Oh, some new pictures have also surfaced.

12 Comments

  1. Saverio

    July 31, 2014 at 10:28 pm

    Although I’ve never seen any of the Mad Maxes, sadly, but this movie looks really cool with the modified vehicles & big Nathan Jones being in it. May 2015 is way too far away

    • The_Night_Rider

      July 31, 2014 at 11:47 pm

      You don’t know what you’re missing.

  2. mucho macho

    August 1, 2014 at 1:23 am

    saverio…
    go get then now!!!
    like seriously..
    im still pissed Mel is not in this..
    he would always be Mad Max

  3. Saverio

    August 1, 2014 at 3:45 am

    I expected this kind of reaction…..I’ll c what I can do.

  4. HudsonsSkull

    August 1, 2014 at 4:52 am

    Is that his Bane mask he is wearing in the second pic? [laugh]

    • The_Night_Rider

      August 1, 2014 at 12:33 pm

      Hardy hyped up losing weight and appearing ‘feral’. I guess that didn’t happen, he’s bulked.

  5. Mucho Macho

    August 1, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    Thats Mad Bane!

  6. Dino Bambino

    August 1, 2014 at 3:04 pm

    PG-13, definitely. So I won’t watch it at the ‘Talkies’.

    Looks cool, though.

  7. JJR

    August 2, 2014 at 1:18 am

    If only it had Mel as max it’d be the most must see movie of all time 🙁

  8. Saverio

    August 2, 2014 at 5:52 pm

    Ok Night, I ordered the blu ray trilogy off amazon.com for $23. I’ll do my homework

  9. Saverio

    August 2, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    Macho, I just ordered the trilogy after seeing some scenes from youtube.com. I was worried that it was so old it would be unwatchable having never seen it but it still looked intriguing.

  10. Mucho Macho

    August 2, 2014 at 9:50 pm

    Its $ well spent
    Made Mel The Man Gibson known to the world.which led him to been cast in Lethal Weapon. Road Warrior is a fuckin classic. Those films where made for very lil $ but it was amazing what they did. if u are on this site, to get a feel for what it stands for, the mad max trilogy definetly is a great example. Let me know how u like ’em