What if Clint Eastwood's "Man with no Name" came riding in on a V8 instead of a horse? Mad Max: Fury Road is most definitely a mixture of spaghetti western and 80's weird dystopia that has been injected with the kind of high octane action that trailers for other movies claim but we now know are just imposters to the real thing.
Oh, and did I mention the women in this western/dystopia are the actual main characters, and that the…
Not a film that ever feels scary, but I left the cinema uneasy anyway. The mood is masterfully set, as always, by David Fincher and his frequent collaborators Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. The score and lighting can turn scenes that seem straight out of a romantic comedy into something foreboding. But this film isn't afraid to be funny either. It is definitely Fincher's most comical work and dark humor seems to be something he can do very well.