>first film

>first film
>society seems to be more or less functional, people live normal lives, things are just less stable and available than it had been before
>only real problem seems to be scarcity of resources and brutal road bandits
>second film
>people are living at an absolute minimum trying to survive
>the old world seems to be literally gone (the pilot guy talks about how much he misses "clean ladies", even though in the first film there were plenty of them)
What exactly happened between the making of the first and the second?

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  1. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Degeneration

  2. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Nuclear war.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Didn't happen

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        You didn't watch any of the movies.
        homosexual.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I though MM1 was pre-war and MM2 was after nuclear war had broken out

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Interview confirming MM2 is not post-nuclear

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          hmm so what are other continents supposed to look like? is NYC still working or is it even worse because it had no smooth cushioned dilapidation of civility like the outback?

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        the nukes fell after MM2.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          why the frick would anyone bother nuking Australia AFTER MM2? Like, that's just an obvious waste of nukes, man. Did the rest of the world agree to get rid of nukes in the only way everyone could be certain all of them had been spent: by firing them off at a useless country one by one so everyone can count them going off?

  3. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    2020 vs. 2021-24 America, figure out the difference for yourself

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      it would be nice to have one single thread without obsessing over American politics

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        It's only going to get worse Anon.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          *le sigh* if only burgerbros had the firewall keeping THEM out of the internet instead of the CHADnese

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      My continent isn't your shithole country, yankee bastard

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        it literally is though

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Yeah no it is. It's basically just California + Florida for wienerneys.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Joey B and his "team"

  4. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Max continued further to the wastelands, where things were worse.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      But if people are living in fairly comfortable societies, why does anyone stay in the Wasteland? The guys with the oil refinery in 2, why don't they just use that fuel to go straight to where Max used to live?

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        That's kind of how the movie ends though, innit?

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Yeah, but they do that only as a last resort when they're forced to either leave their shithole camp or be killed

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >if people are living in fairly comfortable societies, why does anyone stay in the Wasteland?
        If I was living in a comfortable society, I would not allow Wastebacks into it

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        The areas like where Max lived were slowly dying. People living in the wastes were more or less stuck there thanks to the many roving gangs.

        The gang is preventing the oil refinery people leaving. When Max comes to, he finally makes it possible for them to leave.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >The gang is preventing the oil refinery people leaving. When Max comes to, he finally makes it possible for them to leave.
          when Humungus told them that they could just walk away and they would not be killed, there was only one or two in the entire camp who were willing to leave, everybody else refused and wanted to stay

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            To be fair to the Lord Humungus he did try to be diplomatic and offered them a way out without bloodshed. I doubt Toecutter would've done the same.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              I can never hate Lord Humungus as a villain. He's too interesting and well-mannered regardless of his choice of Jason Voorhees clothes.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >regardless of his choice of Jason Voorhees clothes.
                They had too give him the mask because he was too cute without it

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                He looks like Bryan Cranston in a BDSM get-up. Precious boy.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >Bryan Cranston in a BDSM get-up

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                He's a humongous guy

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                for you

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              He was lying. Once the bandits got their hands on the refinery, Lord Humungus would have allowed them to go crazy on the civilians and rape and kill them all.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              anon, all of the gang members were canon homosexual ex cops.

              there was no mercy to be found within them.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              some might say a reasonable man.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Because he wasn't going to let them leave with the oil they needed to get out of the wastes, you brainlet. That's what the tanker truck was for, giving them enough fuel to get out of the wastes and to a civilised coast. Without the fuel they'd just die in the desert and so they chose to stay until they could break out.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >Because he wasn't going to let them leave with the oil they needed to get out of the wastes, you brainlet. That's what the tanker truck was for, giving them enough fuel to get out of the wastes and to a civilised coast
              Oil isn't gasoline or diesel you fricking moron
              And gas only lasts about 2 or 3 years before going bad

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >And gas only lasts about 2 or 3 years before going bad
                Well gee willikers, how fortunate that they're sitting on an oil refinery that's busy making new gas!

                hmm so what are other continents supposed to look like? is NYC still working or is it even worse because it had no smooth cushioned dilapidation of civility like the outback?

                The US in general would probably be REALLY fricked because it's so car-centric that you can't even walk to the store in a lot of cities. The only places to make it would be the ones with land to grow food on and horses and cows to use for ploughing. Some European countries could maybe weather the storm if they seize control of the remaining oil to use in agriculture while slowly changing things back to pre-industrial systems relying on oxen and horses instead of tractors, to minimise the famines that will inevitably come. That's if Russia doesn't just go nuts and try to invade everyone, realising that without industry their country is 100% going back to Tsar-times when they were always the most backwards of all European nations.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >Well gee willikers, how fortunate that they're sitting on an oil refinery that's busy making new gas!
                Must be the smallest oil refinery in the history of the world lol
                Do you know how much equipment you need to turn crude oil into gasoline?

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >Because he wasn't going to let them leave with the oil they needed to get out of the wastes, you brainlet. That's what the tanker truck was for, giving them enough fuel to get out of the wastes and to a civilised coast
                Oil isn't gasoline or diesel you fricking moron
                And gas only lasts about 2 or 3 years before going bad

                So what exactly do you think their compound is for, you nitpicking c**t? Are they just extracting oil for the fun of it, with no ability to refine it? Or is it an underground storage tank filled with gas that's magically not gone bad?

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Well, if it was an actual refinery with crude oil being drilled why the frick would they be so worried about 1 single 18 wheeler of gas going away when they could potentially make thousands?
                Been a while since I've seen the movie but wasn't the oil well dry or something? How the frick would hockey mask guy know that?

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                There are tiny illegal oil refineries in the jungles of Nigeria its not that difficult

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Black kings have ten times the intelligence of whitetards so to think just because Nigerians CHADS can do it means a desert island of inbred anglos and their slave irish descendants of prisoners? lol lmao.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Where did they get the 55 gallon metal barrels?

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                ohio

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >you can't even walk to the store in a lot of cities
                Not really. If you're urban, suburban or even rural on the coast you can walk to your local grocer even if it takes over an hour. The real problem would be the Midwest, but there's so many small farmers out there they might actually be the best off.
                >European countries could maybe weather the storm if they seize control of the remaining oil to use in agriculture while slowly changing things back to pre-industrial systems relying on oxen and horses instead of tractors, to minimise the famines that will inevitably come.
                Even if all the oil in the middle east were to disappear, there's enough offshore oil, American oil, Russian oil and even south American oil to keep the world turning, if we're going to be completely realistic... And all that is besides the fact that apparently oil wells replenish eventually, as observed in Texas. And even if the middle eastern oil fields are radioactive, things don't stay radioactive to the point of danger as long as they say; see Hiroshima and Chernobyl.
                >That's if Russia doesn't just go nuts and try to invade everyone, realising that without industry their country is 100% going back to Tsar-times when they were always the most backwards of all European nations.
                Russia would probably just revert to a national economy. They have plenty of oil and land. Their issue would probably be getting invaded by other countries, honestly.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Property prices

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >why does anyone live in the third world? Just go live in the first world instead lmao
        No infrastructure + thousands of miles of desert filled with psychos who'll gut you before you have a chance to die of exposure

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >The guys with the oil refinery in 2, why don't they just use that fuel to go straight to where Max used to live?

        Urban areas were wastelands of violence controlled by ever changing bandit gangs, at least out in the desert there were fewer bad guys.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        House prices in Sydney are through the roof

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >why don't they just use that fuel to go straight to where Max used to live?

        Bunch a pajeets and chinamen moved in.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >the hockeymask nose

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >femboy janny

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Road warrior is like 3 years after the first film, Why isn't anyone pointing out that world War 3 economically fricked society up to the point where the outback is anarchy as max drives deeper into it not just because a geographic difference but a gradual economic and societal difference

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        People live in The Outback. It's massive. 2/3rds the entire continent.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Barely, even the big outback towns are pretty small.

  5. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    If you pay very close attention at the beginning of the second movie, you can hear a man's voice narrating over the video.

  6. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    The first movie is about the collapse.
    The second movie is about the aftermath of that collapse.
    The third movie is about rebuilding from the collapse.

    Exactly as Interplay had intended.

  7. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >What exactly happened between the making of the first and the second?
    George Miller read Violence Jack

  8. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    only good parts of the first film were the cars and the madmen
    all the dialogue was muted and in straylianese, good luck getting by without subtitles

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >he dasnt anderstind awstraylian

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      The intro tells you that Mad "wandered out into the wasteland" after he lost his family.

      So society is continuing to collapse and has gotten a lot worse than it was in Mad Max 1; but whereas before Max was one of the last elements of law and order in a pocket where society was trying to hold on in Mad Max 2 he's traveled out into the wastes beyond the extent of what little society is left. Indeed the plot of the whole film is the good guys trying to pack up their oil and get the hell out of the "blighted place".

      >only good parts of the first film were the cars and the madmen

      Nah, the setting of Mad Max 1 in a society that's in the process of collapsing is pretty great. It also has the best ending of any of the films by a wide margin. The only real problem with the film is that Max's vacation with his family drags the plot to a halt. It does a good job of highlighting the tragedy of what's to come but it takes too long doing it.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >The intro tells you that Mad

        Ughhh, Max. For fricks sake.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >It does a good job of highlighting the tragedy of what's to come but it takes too long doing it.
        I agree with that, they should have spent more time establishing his relationship with his family in the first half of the film, rather than making what's more or less two films, one about Max as a police officer (and to be honest Max is mostly absent from this part, it's a lot more about the other guys), and then one about Max as a family man

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >I agree with that, they should have spent more time establishing his relationship with his family in the first half of the film

          Yeah, that would have been the smarter way to do it and that's how most action movies do it. Take Lethal Weapon for example, you get little bits of Murtaugh interacting with his family tucked into the film so that you care when his daughter gets kidnapped; but the scenes are always brief enough that you don't get bored with it and then the film gets back to the plot.

          Mad Max 1 essentially crams the entire character development of Max and his family into the middle of the film. There should have been more lead up with Max's wife complaining that his job is keeping him away all the time and saying that they should move out to the country with her family to keep safe which would have highlighted the irony of Max losing his family after he tried to run away to a safer place.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Mad Max isn't even a long film, so it's pretty impressive that they managed to mess up the pacing that way, it seems so easy to just tell both of those stories (what it's like being a police and what it's like at home with Max) at the same time, then have a brief Max family vacation building up to the tragedy, rather than changing the tone of the film completely half way through

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      you should mike some wine with those gripes

  9. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    You kind of pierce it together but the timeline is around 20 years from now
    -giant battle breaks out in the middle east it gets really bad, dirty bombs are used middle east oil vanishes in Persian gulf area
    -resource wars breaks out Australians are sent to fight
    -no one wins after a decads resources are spent, environment crashing
    Mad max 1
    >Jumps ahead 5 years.
    -between that time another round of resource wars breaks out limit nuclear exchange world wild.
    >The Australia national government fails
    >Major cities fall apart gasoline has essentially disappeared, electricity is gone
    >Fuedal nation states exist in some places
    >Australia still has a large government in it armed with nukes but it no longer controls the entire continent
    >Apocalypse
    >All remaining dozen or so remaining major powers expend all nukes at each other
    >Every major city over 100,000 is nuked
    >Most of the world becomes wasteland of radiation, or desert or swamp, over 4000 megatons were dropped
    Fury road 10 years after 1
    It's completely fallen apart
    Things cratered
    10 years later
    Thunderdome
    Life is starting to come back to normal but it's fricked. cities are rebounding
    Furiousa takes place before the apocalypse and after it when it all crashes.
    There's 3 nuclear exchanges. First in mena, then limited wirld wide, then the big one

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Fury Road is set after Thunderdome. over 20 or 30 years had passed at that point

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        nah

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          you have no reason to think that fury road is set before thunderdome outside of your own headcanon, especially since supplementary material for the movie includes the events of thunderdome preceding the events of fury road

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Fury road is just a camp fire tale, it doesn't need to fit in anywhere. If it was really after thunderdome he wouldn't have the interceptor.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >Fury Road is set after Thunderdome. over 20 or 30 years had passed at that point

        Max's car gets destroyed in MM2.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          the interceptor also gets destroyed in fury road so how could it be in mad max 2? it's a different car

  10. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Bigger budget.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      speaking of, look up the budget issues for the final truck crash scene for 1.

  11. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Nothing. The first movie was taking place in a coastal Australian town where the last vestiges of society was fighting against the unravelling happening because they've been abandoned at the ass-end of nowhere as a colony with no use, with there not being any financial incentive to send ships all the way to Australia any more because of the rising cost of oil. At the end Max has lost any hope of the future with the death of his wife and child and so abandons society and drives into the interior wastes of Australia where civilisation has already fallen. The second movie takes place a couple of years later in inland Australia. It was a harsh place before the apocalypse and was already a crazy murderplace during the events of the first movie. The people there have no idea what the rest of the world is like but assume it must be as bad everywhere, because they're all morons who decided to settle in the parts of Australia where people didn't even like to live before the oil crisis and no one sane would travel to those places, so they never get any news from the outside.

    During the events of Mad Max 2 and 3 there are still pockets of civilisation along the Australian coast, moaning about not being able to run their AC every day. Places like Britain and France never even had any problems with civilisation collapsing, they just had to stop burning tons of oil to send ships to the other side of the world, so they could instead use it for vital infrastructure until they could get off oil altogether.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >The people there have no idea what the rest of the world is like but assume it must be as bad everywhere
      >shortwave radio doesn't exist
      frick off with your headcanon garbage

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Why the frick would anyone tell the inlanders that their coastal settlement is doing okay? They wouldn't want the influx of morons cutting in on their rations and the wastelanders wouldn't trust a random voice on the radio telling them to cross a desert on foot to re-join society. The guys with the oil refinery in 2 were planning on making that trek, though. And that's if they even have the power and radio parts to keep a radio running that's capable of picking up anything decent over those vast distances. If the story was taking place anywhere else it wouldn't make sense but the movies go out of their way to establish that Max chose to travel to the places in Australia that's already mostly a wasteland TODAY.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Yeah that sounds fricking likely, not one single person ever contacts the inland. Lots of people would have family there, and even if that for some reason didn't happen, somebody inland could easily intercept a radio broadcast and figure it out on their own.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            >somebody inland could easily intercept a radio broadcast and figure it out on their own.
            Somebody probably did. Like the guys with the oil refinery. What the frick are they going to do without enough gas to get them through the wastes? They're certainly not walking, because Australia isn't the size of Britain. If it had been set in the US then people would definitely have been able to hump it from the centre to NYC, because the climate is completely different, but you're not going to manage that in Australia. The only ones that could act on any radio signals they picked up, if they bother wasting electricity running a radio tower to pick the signals up and believe what they hear, are the warlord people who don't want to give up their power.

  12. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    both describe life rn in most of the third world tho

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      First film, yeah. Second, no.

  13. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    My biggest problem with the first film was that it was never really established what kind of reality it's taking place in. It didn't have to spoonfeed it, but some pointers would be nice. I get the feeling they hadn't really spent that much time developing the world when making the first film, just placing it in a vaguely dystopic reality, and then when time came to make the second one they elaborated on it, which retroactively created a more defined setting for the first.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >what kind of reality it's taking place in.
      What do you mean? It's just our reality, but they hit peak oil and so Australia is getting fricked because it's already on the periphery of civilisation. That comes across easily in the movie.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      To me it's clear that the world in the first one is pre-apocalyptic. I believe they mention shortages and whatnot, and society is clearly breaking down, at least at their local level. I think it's a much more interesting setting and world than the second film, and it's part of what always brings me back to MM1 over the others.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Our world is pre-apocalyptic. Mad Max is apocalyptic, fighting back against the slowly unfolding apocalypse. Road Warrior is post-apocalyptic.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      the first movie was written roughly at the time when the second oil crisis hit and everybody just assumed that that is how things would go from then on. that is why its a more or less realistic depiction of a society that is limping on, because it literally was. the second movie was an evolution of the concept and while the assumption was the same(that resources would run out and civilization would collapse in a fight for what is left) things were more fantastic because that reality never actually materialized.

      you can still see this concept in the newest mad max movie with the '50s clunkers with jihadis jumping on top' as its assumed that modern cars which need complex electronics and rubber parts would not survive in the post apocalypse

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      The second movie is where the "Oral History" conceit takes shape. We're having an event described to us by the little kid as an old man, who obviously had a hugely limited understanding on the world he was living in.

      Thunderdome is more "This is happening now" with the oral history mechanism demonstrated by the kids in the valley to Max himself and we see how he corrects some of their mistakes and how they get excited by the "new" terms he uses when he briefly describes what happened: "It was all blown away".

      Fury Road is a return to some unknown 3rd party telling a more scrambled version of something, where Max's tragedy is sketched out by someone who was only guessing at what his issue was. Only intuiting that he'd lost a child, and assuming it was a girl and not a boy (the inference being that the person telling us the story is female). So likely it was one of the Brides. Probably Elvis's Granddaughter given that her character spent time with Nux and got some of his story, that she would have filled in later on sight at the citadel asking other Warboys about him and where Max came on the scene.

      The end of the movie says "The first history man" after a brief quote, but I have no idea who that may be. Maybe Elvisina's son and he's telling the story she told him? I don't know if she jumped Nux while they were hanging out together, but perhaps it's notionally his son telling the story, given the sensitivity he's shown in the story? And, underneath all the on-the-nose failed-feminist vulvani stuff, the strange concern with the nature of fatherhood pushes heavily into the idea that it's being told by a guy wondering about his own father, who he knows as a hero. Specifically in his death, which was witnessed by Elvisina and likely told often to "The First History Man" as a child. And as others have pointed out, Max, while a pivotal player, is often nudged out of the story so these other "Local Players" can get their due attention.

  14. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Hey I got a question about Mad Max if someone wants to help out.

    How the FRICK are the cars still working and they are still finding fuel? Do they have their own pumps or are they looting the dusty gas stations? It would seem like all of their vehicles would be rusted junk by now.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      It's clearly not been very long. Probably less than 10 years. There's an oil refinery in Mad Max 2 and there's probably others. Cars are delivering fuel both in 1 and 2. The resources are scarce but they are still there.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Okay that makes sense but what about the cars? The parts have gotta be worn down by the sandstorm and shit.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          People have cars in desert environments anon.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Road Warrior was one of the last times gangs scavenged for gas as supplies grew more scarce. Fury Road onward is a retcon that doesn't make sense anymore (Max and Furiosa are about the same age, but she was born after the collapse)

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >Max and Furiosa are about the same age, but she was born after the collapse
        His hatred keeps him young

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous
      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        It all works better if you go by the idea that they're all stories being told around a campfire, about a legendary character that roams the wasteland. It takes care of all the inconsistencies and silly stuff like the most gas-guzzling cars in existence still being used after the fall, or Thunderdome in general. Those cars are legendary to the people telling the stories and so of course their legendary hero would drive one, same as how King Arthur rides a big majestic horse instead of the tiny ones they had in Britain at that time. Fury Road is one of the crazier tales, filled with magical blood-transfusions and deformed giants to be slain by our heroes.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >It all works better if you go by the idea that they're all stories being told around a campfire
          You could do that, or you could just think of them all as fun movies that don't necessarily take their canon that seriously, which is the actual case

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            >which is the actual case
            >And so began the journey north to safety, to our place in the sun. Among us we found a new leader: the man who came from the sky, the Gyro Captain. And just as Pappagallo had planned, we traveled far beyond the reach of men on machines. The juice, the precious juice was hidden in the vehicles. [fade to shot of the Feral Kid] As for me, I grew to manhood and in the fullness of time I became the leader, the Chief of the Great Northern Tribe. And the Road Warrior? That was the last we ever saw of him. He lives now only in my memories.
            The story narrative has been "the actual case" since the second movie.

  15. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    During the making of Road Warrior there was a whole preamble put together by George Miller and Terry Hayes that goes into detail as to what happened to the world

    It's surprisingly realistic considering how nutty the franchise is, no global thermonuclear war

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous
      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous
        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          During the making of Road Warrior there was a whole preamble put together by George Miller and Terry Hayes that goes into detail as to what happened to the world

          It's surprisingly realistic considering how nutty the franchise is, no global thermonuclear war

          Based source anon shutting up the people insisting it was nuclear war instead of just oil drying up.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          During the making of Road Warrior there was a whole preamble put together by George Miller and Terry Hayes that goes into detail as to what happened to the world

          It's surprisingly realistic considering how nutty the franchise is, no global thermonuclear war

          That's pretty good. Would have been nice to include more of this in the actual films. The monologue at the start of MM2 is very vague.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          HIGH POWERED BIKES.
          HOME MADE BUGGIES

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          SEX AND VIOLEEEENCE

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >sand Black folk blowing up the only thing that gives their entire region purpose to exist
      unrealistic

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      There's two more pages to that;

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous
        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >a sawn-off Armalite
          what a strange choice

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Was this the copy of the script intended for the vehicle designer?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Italy and Spain (real countries) form based military dictatorships to pull through the disaster
      >Anglo-Irish prison colony goes straight to rapey anarchy
      Seems plausible tbqh

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        That’s old Australian history. The New History is that it was always a multicultural democracy and diversity has always been our strength. In about 50 years we will have always been a Chinese colony

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          better globalism or china than the thieving scamming paddys

  16. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    The real answer is you have to escalate things, raise the stakes for your protagonists in the second act (see Empire Strikes Back or BTTF). I kinda like how they handled it in this case.

  17. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    [...]

    Supposedly he wasn't gay and his twink buddy was his adoptive son

  18. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Biden

  19. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Interview confirming MM2 is not post-nuclear

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I remember threads on Cinemaphile 10 years ago where people were trying to argue that Fallout and Mad Max could be in the same universe, and some were arguing that Mad Max is not post-nuclear, nice to finally see proof of that argument

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Fallout and Mad Max (At least Fury Road) are in love with one another but they have to stay at a close distance.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I remember similar threads
        Basically there's two timelines, the original and the new
        The original timeline, nukes weren't dropped until after MM2
        In the new timeline, nukes were dropped before MM2
        Proof from the Fury Road comic, which has Tom Hardy!Max transplanted into scenes from the first three films

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >comics
          >canon

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Yes

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              If that's the case then Donald Duck canonically exists in the Mad Max universe

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Did George Miller pen the story for the new Space Jam?

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                That's Bug Bunny

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >everything revolves around oil running out so you head out on your bikes
              >then you recruit more and more people into your roving army, requiring you to use bigger and heavier vehicles that use more and more gas
              did they kill off everyone who knew anything about the importance of logistics? heavy vehicles obviously only make sense if you've got a source of gasoline at your base, to fight off the roaming gangs who use light bikes and dune buggies to reach you.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                you should start a youtube channel with all your shallow, half-baked, midwit criticism

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Or I could just keep expending no effort and spend thirty seconds to make post on Cinemaphile.org?

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                i don't know, for a person like you, writing all that shit down is probably a lot of effort. the thinking alone is probably a massive hurdle.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                you should start a youtube channel with all your shallow, half-baked, midwit criticism

                which part made you seethe and project this hard? was it just having your comic criticized?

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          I spent way too fricking long looking at that panel on the right to figure out it's meant to be the underside of the flipped car and not some weirdly drawn engine or gear box split in half. The details just look blurry as frick compared every other panel.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            It's just background

  20. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    thematically the first movie is about max, an upstanding member of society, being vroken and becoming like the criminals he hunts down. if someone as trusted and important as mac can succumb to his baser desires, what hope does the average person have?

  21. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Apocalypse? What apocalypse? That's just how Australians are m8

  22. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Drumpf presidency

  23. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    First film is regional Australia.

  24. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    It narrates in the beginning of the movie what happened

  25. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    these movies make more sense if you view the "Max" in every one of them as different individuals. some dudes say the tom hardy in fr is the kid from road warrior, and i like that idea.
    i hate that george miller doesn't give a flying frick about worldbuilding or continuity but it is what it is

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      There's plenty of continuity in the smaller details that's barely remarked upon, like Max's knee brace or some of Humungus' gang being ex-MFP

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >some dudes say the tom hardy in fr is the kid from road warrior, and i like that idea.
      But that goes against the ending of RW where that kid tells us he became the Chief of "The Great Northern Tribe"? FR Max is obviously too young to have become chief and then abandoned them all to go roaming back into the wastelands. I prefer the idea that he's older, but in retelling the story(just as the kid in Road Warrior is telling that story) they made him younger because he's too much of a legend to be thought of as an old man. So instead his position in the story is that of an older man who belongs to the same world as the old women, with the Witness Me dude obviously being a young man and Max not competing at all for the affection of the women, but they still envision him as looking young.

  26. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Max went mad when his wife died. Everything in the second movie and onwards happens only in his head.

  27. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Emu Wars

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      You know now that you bring it up, I don't remember seeing any animals in any of the movies. Wouldn't kangaroos thrive in a world where they're not hit by cars all the time? It'd be quite funny to see someone getting fricked up by an Emu, or Max stranded, sitting at the top of his car while a giant herd of kangaroos hop by. Or Max approaching a billabong to get some water when a croc attacks, then later he lures his enemies to the same place. So many fun animals in Australia and we see none at all except the dog.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Because there's no fricking water or food, moron.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          then what do the people eat

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Canned dog food, and people.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          That's just your average day in inner Australia though.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Yep, I only remember seeing a dead kangaroo in the beginning of Mad Max 2 when he's syphoning gas.

  28. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    2nd film takes place a few years later

  29. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >turn on mad max
    >think it's gonna be post-apocalyptic like the california love video
    >it's just about policemen and it's in fricking australia
    >turn off mad max

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      filtered

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Absolutely filtered, have you considered you might have shit taste?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      First one is boring as frick which is why everyone talks about Road Warrior and not that movie

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Filtered

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          What's appealing about it apart from being one of the most boring fricking movies ever?

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >First one is boring as frick

        It's great until Max quits and goes off with his wife and kid, then it gets great again after the bikers kill her and the baby. That said:

        MM2 > MM3 > MM1 > MM4

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          The scene were they run the wife and kid down is one of the most brutal things i've seen outside of a shock doc. Shit was misery, anyone that claims Mad Max isn't fricking kino is a moron.

  30. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >What exactly happened between the making of the first and the second?
    Jews imported hordes of Black folk.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Or they elected women, or both

  31. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Society is actively collapsing in Mad Max 1. It's collapsed completely by Mad Max 2.

  32. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Any memeable moments from Mad Max?
    >Oi, they tried to rape me girlfriend!

  33. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    the only thing that pissed me off in mad max 1 was the way everyone seemed to be going about like everything is perfectly normal, thus the entire plot is carried by people people (particularly max's wife) taking absolutely insane ind boggling risks

    youre living in a period ultra violent banditry, you know damn well the very region you are in is being terrorized by such gangs, youre literally a cop dealing with them, your friend was just killed by them, you know first hand how lawless things are becoming, yen no one bats an eye when mex's wife fricks off alone the first time, then even after having that experience, she does it AGAIN but this time she literally GOES TO THE BEACH ALONE AND FALLS ASLEEP ALONE. It seemed utterly farcical that they could be that deep in denial about the insane burning red flag risks she was taking

    there are a few other examples of people doing the same throughout the film, either doing insanely risky shit, or simply being way way too relaxed and letting their guard down

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I think the world was like slowly falling apart, so they weren't totally aware how bad it was yet.

  34. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Ok what I don't understand is how do you set your baby on a blanket, then frick off to the beach for a few hours, be chased by bandits, and then only after returning and sitting in the house for a while remember that you have a GODDAM BABY?

  35. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    first two movies about about scarcity of resources and societal collapse because of it. between the second and third movies there is a nuclear war

  36. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    The GOOSE

  37. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    One question that's made no sense since Thunderdome. Wtf happened to the world ocean?

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