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George Miller Took A Page From The Buster Keaton Playbook For Mad Max: Fury Road

An age in which the use of CGI reigns supreme in Hollywood blockbusters means that audiences tend to be less impressed about the scale of imaginary worlds and the scope of action-packed battles, but “Mad Max: Fury Road” stands out as a milestone achievement in practical effects and visual storytelling. The film feels both groundbreaking […]

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Tom Hardy Brought ‘Venom’ Energy to a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Competition and Won Gold

Tom Hardy channeled his “Venom” energy onto the mat.The Academy Award nominee and “Mad Max: Fury Road” alum competed in the 2022 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open Championship in Milton Keynes, England, where he won the gold prize. Hardy entered the match under his real name, Edward Hardy, and competed against martial arts veteran Danny Appleby in […]

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How to Watch Three Thousand Years of Longing: Where to Watch the Movie

The next big George Miller adventure arrives today with the film Three Thousand Years of Longing. The mastermind behind Mad Max and Happy Feet is bringing out the new fantasy drama seven years after his last critically acclaimed film Mad Max: Fury Road. Back in 2018, Miller announced his plans for a new epic film […]

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Idris Elba Wanted to Rethink Djinn Myth to Play One in ‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’

Idris Elba wasn’t longing for any Dijinn prep work ahead of “Three Thousand Years of Longing.”George Miller’s first film since 2015’s “Mad Max: Fury Road” is based on the 1994 short story “The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye” by A.S. Byatt. Elba portrays a Dijinn who offers a scholar (Tilda Swinton) three wishes in exchange […]

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‘I will die on this hill’: readers share their favourite action movies

After our writers revealed their action-packed picks, you replied with your favourites from Predator to Mad Max: Fury RoadThe first movie in the series is a masterpiece of story, action and – seldom acknowledged – a perfect soundtrack. The editing is immaculate, while the screenplay stays on the right side of rational. The pacing is […]

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George Miller Tried to Cast Tilda Swinton in ‘Furiosa,’ Calls Actress ‘One of the Wisest People I’ve Ever Known’

George Miller went in a dramatically different direction for his “Mad Max: Fury Road” followup, opting to make “Three Thousand Years of Longing,” a two-hander starring Tilda Swinton as a woman confronted by a Djinn (Idris Elba). But now, with that film out of his system, the 77-year-old is preparing to return to the “Mad […]

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Three Thousand Years of Longing review – Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba in Mad Max: fairy overload

George Miller’s belated followup to 2015’s Mad Max: Fury Road is a consciously unfashionable fantasy about a wary academic and a chatty genie that may leave you wishing for moreGrant the Mad Max fans a magic wish and they’d conjure up a new film from George Miller, right here and right now, not a moment […]

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Jenny Beavan Just Won Her Third Oscar For Cruella’s Costumes, And She’s A Legend

Costume designer Jenny Beavan just won her third Academy Award for Best Achievement in Costume Design her amazing work on Disney’s “Cruella,” and it couldn’t be more deserved. Beavan is a cinema legend, having designed costumes for more than 70 films and television shows, ranging in style from stodgy period pieces to post-apocalyptic thrill rides. Beavan shared […]

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George Miller’s ‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’ With Tilda Swinton, Idris Elba Set for Cannes (Exclusive)

George Miller’s anticipated fantasy-romance-drama “Three Thousand Years Of Longing” with Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton will world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Variety has learned.Both Miller and Swinton are Cannes regulars. Swinton appeared in five movies at last year’s festival, while Miller served as jury president in 2016 and his most recent film “Mad […]

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