These reboots of classic franchises stand out from the crowd.
Mad Max: Fury Road
Cinematographer John Seale has been one of the best in the business for decades, and has an Oscar for "The English Patient." At age 70, he found himself in the Namibian desert shooting one of the…
Australian filmmaker George Miller, director of "Mad Max: Fury Road," was in L.A. briefly to accept an Environmental Media Award for his work, including his activism on Save Watsons Bay. He spoke…
Everything about "Mad Max: Fury Road" is mind-boggling: 15 years from inception to premiere; 3,500 storyboard images; nine months in the Namibian desert, often with 20 cameras and up to 80 vehicles…
“Mad Max” filmmaker George Miller recently sat down with Variety to discuss the long and winding journey to “Fury Road,” which almost never happened. Further episodes of “Contenders Conversations”…
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Halloween’s here again, and when it comes to costume inspiration, film and television are always safe bets. From “Mad Max: Fury Road’s” Furiosa to the characters of “Game of Thrones,” the…
Just in time for Halloween, a deep dive into the threads of the season.
Back in March, shortly before the release of "Furious 7," Vin Diesel threw out a bold prediction about his movie's chances in the forthcoming awards season. "It will probably win best picture at the…
One of the year's most vibrant auteurist statements could depend on turning out the base.
Another healthy mix of period, fantasy and contemporary contenders mark a highly competitive race.