State police officers during a “Reopen Virginia” rally around Capitol Square in Richmond on April 22, 2020.
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'Dystopia' is a term that's gained popularity during the coronavirus pandemic. But it's not a synonym for 'a bad time,' and a government's poor handling of a crisis does not constitute dystopia.
Mark Mangini and David White react after winning Best Sound Editing for “Mad Max Fury Road”, backstage during the 88th Academy Awards .
Mad Max is Australia's most successful Oscar winner, scooping six statues. This testament to Australian filmmaking will have a big impact on the domestic industry.
The cast of the film ‘Spotlight’ reacts after they won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 88th Academy Awards.
From Chris Rock's opening monologue to red carpet hits (and misses), our experts analyze key moments from this year's Academy Awards.
Fury Road revisits the originality of Australian New Wave film-making by representing absurd, new and null cultural signs.
Mad Max: Fury Road has generated heated coverage since its release last month. But focussing on the film's terse script may be missing the point: it should be read as a poem, and a provocative one at that.
Road to the promised land.
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From Furiosa's revenge to Max's exodus, there are shades of Judaism in this desert epic.
Critics have been preoccupied with the gender politics of Fury Road. Enter the Doof Warrior …
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The Doof Warrior in Mad Max: Fury Road is a red-jumpsuited, masked guitarist, bungee-strapped to the front of the Doof Wagon, a massive, mobile speaker stack, replete with on-board drummers. What's not to love?