What’s so fascinating about the Mad Max: Fury Road trailers we’ve seen so far is that we’ve heard a lot from Tom Hardy as Mad Max, but we’ve seen far less of him in action than we have of Charlize Theron’s Furiosa. Which is actually fine, she’s badass beyond belief.
From other trailers, we’ve seen both Furiosa and Max escape — from the same place? Different places? — but it really looks like Furiosa is the one who has a grip on how this world works. And that Max is somehow more of a fugitive than she and her band of praying women is.
Furiosa calls a lot of the shots here, which means that, thankfully, the movie’s keeping the actual Mad Max part of this movie under wraps. Hopefully that means that the trailer awesome is only the very tip of the iceberg. Which feels right, because this movie looks poised to melt my face right off.
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