Mad Max

There’s a documentary on the making of the original “Mad Max” where the film’s stunt coordinator shows us the “state of the art” safety equipment his team was using: cardboard boxes. When we’d see stunt performers jumping off of moving vehicles, they’d land on stacks of cardboard boxes. These boxes weren’t even folded together but… Continue reading Mad Max

Mad Max

To paraphrase my favorite line from “Mad Max: Fury Road,” – “Oh what a film! What a lovely film!” Recently I’ve started to bemoan the death of the classic action flick. The intricacies of a mind-blowing action scene have been rendered simplistic by nerds with a mouse. CGI and green screens have replaced jaw-dropping stunt… Continue reading Mad Max