Archive for June, 2015

Of Mad Max and Molars

Posted: June 21, 2015 in Movies


I’ve seen Mad Max: Fury Road three times so far and, despite loving it instantly, it’s somehow improved on each showing. Much has already been made of the stunts, the depth of the world Miller has built, the editing, the photography, the feminism, the redemptive themes and how Furiosa’s unspoken-of disability has enthralled and inspired people both young and old. Not to mention how the First History Man’s question as the credits roll alludes to our ultimate need for redemption and rescue. So, despite being many of the reasons why I love it so, I won’t be writing on any of those aspects; others have written far more eloquently and personally than I could on these things. Instead, I want to talk about teeth. (more…)