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Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga Review – Spectacular And Sporadically Exhilarating

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Spectacular and only sporadically exhilarating, Furiosa: A Mad Max saga is, of course, not without its moments. But the moments that the film rustles come and go without always being convincing in the way they are staged or in the way they are placed in and in relation to the “flow” of the saga.

The world-building in the film plays second fiddle, if not entirely absorbed, to the mythos of the universe that George Miller created over the course of four films spanning 45 years.

It takes almost two and a half hours to tell Imperator Furiosa’s origin story – Furiosa: A Mad Max saga is longer than any of the other films that make up the popular post-apocalyptic war drama franchise – but that’s not necessarily the only aspect of the business that weighs it down. There’s also the matter of a few characters not getting the play they deserve.

The action in Furiosa spans around fifteen years. In Fury Road, the action took place over just three days. So we understand, on a very basic level, why the pacing of this film is not as consistent as expected.

Furiosa: A Mad Max saga is fragmentary in its rhythm. It alternates between the incredibly whippy and the sadly predictable, moving from dazzling montage to a simple spectacle of one set piece after another that doesn’t add up to a coherent whole. It cuts across the spectrum, leaving some holes that prove impossible to plug – or ignore.

Given that Fury Road Launched almost a decade ago, this follow-up was highly anticipated. But despite its action sequences – the most impactful takes place in the middle of the film over about fifteen minutes – the film does not fully live up to the hype.

Working with co-writer Nico Lathouris, Miller makes no effort to distribute Furiosa what she deserves – a story that spans from when she is an innocent and courageous villager to the point in her life when she has channeled her anger and thirst for revenge and is able to give men a chance at war around her. for their money.

Anya Taylor-Joy is so incredibly energetic and controlled as the titular heroine that even when images of Charlize Theron from Fury Road flash through our minds, she comes across as someone who might wilt under the pressure of an act difficult to follow. In fact, she doesn’t follow. She creates her own path.

Chris Hemsworth plays Warlord Dementus, a bearded, long-maned leader of a horde of marauding bikers who shows a softer side through the teddy bear he carries to remember the daughter he lost, with the usual panache.

Dementus wages an ongoing war with Immortan Joe (Lachy Hulme, replacing the deceased Hugh Keays-Byrne), leader of the Citadel, the powerful colony of fighters who pursued Furiosa on Fury Road. In addition to Gastown, the second fortress of Wasteland, and Bullet Farm, the third fortress, the world that Dementus and Immortan Joe inhabit are perfect specimens of places that pay for the sins of men past and present. They struggle for water and fuel. as they fight for control of the few resources still available.

The lack of basic necessities in the Wasteland is what makes FuriosaThe village of, the green place of many mothers, an oasis of abundance, a sought-after place of which only the kidnapped girl who has become a warrior in her own right has the map.

She must fight to protect the secret until she is ready to seek revenge for the grisly murder of her machete-wielding mother who did everything in her power to save Furiosa.

Furiosa: A Mad Max saga is low in emotional power because the protagonist’s struggle to find his way home requires him to take too many detours. By the time she and Dementus clash and the girl reclaims her childhood and her mother, the film has lost its ability to surprise us.

The public is still waiting for the confrontation. This happens way too late in the story arc. The words exchanged by Furiosa and Dementus are intended to complete the story, but the film has several moments where spoken lines are drowned out by music or sound effects.

Another disappointment in the film is the short cut given to Tom Burke. The actor plays Praetorian Jack, who forms a partnership with Furiosa but leaves as suddenly as he appeared, leaving no real trace of the hint of romance that develops between the two characters.

Like the motorcycles, war vehicle, and other mobile devices used in the film, many of its warriors are flashes that are only momentary. Even though some of them make an impression thanks to their respective little lost pockets, they are not related to each other in a completely meaningful way.

Unconditional fans of Mad Max You’ll find a lot to like here, but if you’re the kind of movie fan who expects a lot more from George Miller, you’ll feel shortchanged. This Mad Max saga is crazy enough, but it’s not driven by the kind of maniacal force that propelled it Fury Road.

Cast:

Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Burke, Alyla Browne, George Shevtsov, Lachy Hulme

Director:

George Miller

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