The sequels may have become bloated and dull, but that first one is still a ton of fun.
A movie that looks at the cars parachuting from airplanes in "Furious 7" and says, "that's cute." At 70 years old -- and 30 years after the last 'Mad Max' film -- George Miller delivers the most energetic, adrenaline-laced chase film in years (decades?), and he does so with clarity, wit and -- oh, thank God -- practical special effects. The film is one long, roaring smash-em-up chase, but don't mistake that for being empty. Along the way, he tells…