Yep, pretty much lived up to the hype.
Here's how it entered my Flickchart:
Mad Max: Fury Road > Good Will Hunting
Mad Max: Fury Road > Air Force One
Mad Max: Fury Road > Rashomon
Mad Max: Fury Road > Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Mad Max: Fury Road < Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Mad Max: Fury Road < Libeled Lady
Mad Max: Fury Road < High and Low
Mad Max: Fury Road < Moonrise Kingdom
Mad Max: Fury Road < A Streetcar Named Desire
Mad Max: Fury Road > Holiday
Mad Max: Fury Road > Smiles of a Summer Night
Mad Max: Fury Road > The Naked Kiss
Final #216 out of 3558
Week 9: Hardboiled Wonderland
Challenge: Watch an unseen film from the Hardboiled Wonderland 1970s list of crime films.
Okay, so this is the week 9 film, which is correct for this week, but due to time issues I've had to skip weeks 7 and 8 for now - I will return to them! I just didn't want to get too far…
Week 2: 1930s Musicals
Challenge: Watch an unseen 1930s musical.
We're totally in my wheelhouse doing 1930s musicals, so much so that I had to go much more obscure than the Fred/Ginger and Busby Berkeley films many other Challengers are doing (though if you haven't seen those, that's absolutely the way to go). Instead I went for a Pre-Code Lubitsch/Chevalier musical…
I figured I'd go ahead and watch this before The Avengers comes out, since I had missed it in theatres the year it came out. "Missed" isn't the right word. I heard bad things about it and opted not to go. And yeah, this movie is pretty boring, especially for an action movie. There are only like two and a half actual action scenes in it.
The first hour or so I was kind of bored stiff - there were…