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Brief Consideration: The Mad Max Series (1979-1985)

Mad Max (1979) Mad Max is a flawed and occasionally impressive first directorial effort from George Miller. His ability to construct set pieces is the real highlight of the film. For example, the opening action scene combines subtle humour, a … Continue reading

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Brief Consideration: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

Sergio Leone’s 1966 film opens with an elaborate title sequence. The audience is treated to various images that range from looking like chalk-drawn wanted posters, Warhol pop art concoctions and patient stencilled undertakings. The eclectic array of styles encapsulates the … Continue reading

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