tom hardy and charlize theron in mad max: fury road

Mad Max: Fury Road Isn’t Just Car Chases and Explosions

In post-apocalyptic Australia, Mad Max (Tom Hardy) is captured by the War Boys, an army from a society called The Citadel, which is ruled by Immortan Joe (Hugh Keays-Byrne), who owns the only water source in the area and is viewed as a god by his subjects. After Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron), one of Joe’s best war machine drivers, deviates from her course on the road to get gasoline, Joe realizes she’s helping his breeding wives escape and sends out his War Boys to capture her. When Max is strapped up to one of the war machines on the hunt for Furiosa, he and War Boy Nux (Nicholas Hoult) suddenly find themselves caught up in helping Furiosa protect the wives from Joe and the War Boys. Continue reading “Mad Max: Fury Road Isn’t Just Car Chases and Explosions”

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X-Men: Days of Future Past Is a Game of “Guess Who”

In 2023, mutants around the world, as well as the humans who help them, are hunted down and killed by Sentinels. According to Professor Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart), the only way to stop the Sentinels is to go back in time and stop them from ever being used by the government. With the help of Kitty Pryde (Ellen Page), Wolverine (Hugh Jackman)’s consciousness is sent back to his body in 1973. His mission? Find and unite Young Professor X (James McAvoy) and Young Magneto (Michael Fassbender) to stop Young Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) from killing scientist Dr. Bolivar Trask (Peter Dinklage), whose death forced the creation of the Sentinels. Continue reading “X-Men: Days of Future Past Is a Game of “Guess Who””

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Warm Bodies: An ’80s Rom-Com with Zombies

I feel so behind on movies right now. But who cares, right? Because it’s only those awful spring movies. Fortunately, the movie I’m about to review isn’t awful like the other movies I’ll see in the coming weeks. So let’s not waste time because I want to talk about Warm Bodies, like, now. Continue reading “Warm Bodies: An ’80s Rom-Com with Zombies”