Toa Fraser's Maori thriller The Dead Lands is a solid entry in the loose subgenre we might call the "ethnographic action film" — earlier examples of which include Mel Gibson's Apocalypto or Zacarias Kunuk's Atanarjuat; The Fast Runner or Kevin Reynolds's Rapa Nui. In these movies, which vary dramatically in... More »
If you’ve been wondering how the new Mad Max: Fury Road movie starring Tom Hardy would tie in to its Mel Gibson predecessors, wonder no more. The latest trailer answers that very question. And it does it with all the apeshit crazy Mad Max-ness you’ve been craving—old and new. Of course, there’s still a lot that remains to...
Mel Gibson may be gone, but Mad Max is alive and well.
Bruce Jenner has become the subject of a promo series from ABC News, designed to whet the viewer’s appetite for the full two-length special interview with Diane Sawyer. Now, in the second promo leading up to that April 24 air date, Jenner...Show More Summary
Max Rockatansky is back, only this time he’s played by Tom Hardy instead of Mel Gibson, and it’s not gasoline that’s scarce in his world but water. We are, of course, talking about the fourth installment of the Mad Max franchise, Mad Max: Fury Road, which hits theaters on May 15 and has been directed by the franchise’s...
We all know the ugly turn fate recently handed Mel Gibson. He got pulled over by the police in Malibu, exploded in an expletive-laden “barrage of anti-Semitic remarks,” and was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.
Mel Gibson with daughter Lucia on Sunday. The snap was taken at Mel's church in Malibu after service. Wow. Good + good? It's all good!TMZ
Many Americans, when they hear the word Scotland, will think of Mel Gibson in blue facepaint yelling: "FREEDOM!" That's how Scotland is viewed by non-Scots the world over: as a plucky, liberty-loving nation that sits atop snooty England...Show More Summary
The massive success History had with The Bible miniseries in 2013 was a road to Damascus moment in many ways for broadcasters and Hollywood studios. While Mel Gibson had hit big box office with The Passion Of The Christ in 2004, faith-based...Show More Summary
The latest Mad Max news could be good or bad, depending on how attached you are to the Mel Gibson films. If we can go by the trailers though, the new films starring Tom Hardy appear to be a very different story, though they may remain faithful to the original franchise in some aspects. Show More Summary
Bill O’Reilly probably felt like his television movie Killing Jesus was going to be a critical success like his friend Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ. According to Deadline, O’Reilly can at least take solace in knowing the ratings were good. Show More Summary
Mel Gibson passes the baton to Tom Hardy in the role of Mad Max in the upcoming movie Fury Road. But will Hardy be able to pull it off? You won’t be able to determine that from this latest movie trailer “Chaos,” because according to Nerdist you will only catch a.5 second glimpse of Hardy. Show More Summary
Ain't It Cool's Eric "Quint" Vespe picks the brain of Mad Max creator George Miller and finds out why it took so long to get Mad Max 4 off the ground. Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. The hands down highlight of my SXSW this year was the brief 15 minutes I got to spend talking to George Miller about Road Warrior and Fury Road. Show More Summary
Though the last Mad Max movie opened back in 1985, Mel Gibson is still synonymous with the franchise. He played the leading role of Mad Max Rockatansky in the 1979 original, the sequel in 1981 and the third installment Beyond Thunderdome. Show More Summary
Mel Gibson thinks Harrison Ford is supremely airworthy, despite a crash here and there. Mel was leaving the grocery store Saturday in Malibu when we asked if he had enough confidence in Ford to soar with him. Mel didn't bat an eye, showing…
When last we saw Max Rockatansky, he had saved a plane full of children, played a smashing game of chicken with the fierce Ironbar Bassey, and was left wandering the desert for parts unknown. He also looked a lot like Mel Gibson. But a lot has changed in the 30 years (!!) since Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome came out in 1985. Show More Summary
It’s been nearly 30 years since Tina Turner (as Aunty Entity) first sent Max Rocktansky (Mel Gibson) on a high-stakes mission beyond the Thunderdome to save Bartertown. The latest international trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road wants to make sure...
Fortune Magazine has said that the recently released "Fifty Shades of Grey" film is "more popular than Jesus" after it broke the February box office record that was previously held by Mel Gibson's "Passion of the Christ."
Mel Gibson was involved in yet another car crash late last year, according to report published Friday, but this one has earned him something other than a dented fender. The victim of the crash has reportedly been hounding the Lethal Weapon star for a piece of his massive Hollywood fortune. Show More Summary
Mid-day industry estimates point to Universal Focus’ Fifty Shades of Grey tracking for a potential February opening day record of $26-$30M today, which could beat the month’s previous opening day champ, Mel Gibson’s 2004 Passion of the Christ which made $26.6M in its opening Wednesday. Show More Summary