Blunt Reviews Presents: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

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It is complete and utter insanity. It’s like Wacky Races on Acid, but I would be lying if I said I didn’t enjoy it. On a technical level this film is really impressive; the production design is phenomenal, and despite the post-apocalyptic vibe it’s a strangely beautiful film full of colour. I admire directors like George Miller, still mastering the action genre and proving it doesn’t have to be stupid. In regards to acting Tom Hardy consistently grunts like a neanderthal, but more importantly there’s a knockout performance from Charlize Theron – yet another female character kicking arse in modern cinema!

Blunt Reviews Presents: Tomorrowland

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As much as I admire Brad Bird for making this unabashedly bold science fiction film, I found that structurally it does leave much to be desired. I like the concept, and I thought the visuals were really quite impressive, it’s just sometimes the pace needed a bit of a gentle push to keep things moving. Generally, it is a solid lighthearted sci fi adventure that holds together, without being anything to be too amazed by. I admit I enjoyed it and I did find it intriguing, but I wouldn’t necessarily jump to watch it again any time soon.