On Fury RoadThe first Mad Max film, from 1979, is the worst of the lot. “Original” and “Classic” do not equate to “Good”. In my opinion, this is because the world in which Max exists is more interesting than the titular character himself and in that first flick we spend far too much time with him and his soon-to-be-roadkill wife and sprog.More Like This
In the sequels, Max exists purely as our eyes upon this world, its insane inhabitants and weird, irradiated charm. Max isn’t the main character, the wasteland is. Max is as much a vehicle as the rusty death machines that tear up the sand.
The makers of Fury Road clearly understood this. It’s right up there with Road Warrior and Beyond Thunderdome. If you’re a fan of either, you’ll certainly enjoy this latest outing as it’s more of the same: crazy vehicles being driven by crazy people…..crazily.
And then everything explodes.
There’s not really much more to be
Thea Stilton and The Criminal's DreamCHAPTER 1: GOLDENRATMore Like This
Violet knew she was trapped.
For a while now, she strained against the ropes hugging her body and groaned through the tape covering her mouth. But it was no good; she was too tired to struggle or make loud enough noise. No one would have heard her anyway...
It was the start of October on Whale Island. The trees were slowly fading to the orange of a good piece of cheddar. But, more than that, the school dance, an event known as Autumn Hearts Jubilee, was coming up tonight!
Every girl seemed intent on asking the new transfer student, a British mouse named Johnny Goldenrat. He didn't look like much in the wardrobe department; just a black long-sleeve and baggy jeans. He always looked tired because he kept his eyes half-closed, and had dark bags beneath them. But he was still handsome with his yellow fur and untidy blonde hair giving him a sort of “eccentric super-genius” look. Every girl wanted him as their partner... even the Thea Sisters cou