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Cinema: Mad Max: Fury Road. Directed by George Miller. Nationwide, cert 15A. Rating: *****. The Tribe. Directed by Myroslav. Slaboshpytskiy. Selected, cert 18. Rating: *****. Also opening The Clouds of Sils Maria (selected, 15A). Juliette Binoche an

16th May, 2015
Tom Hardy in Mad Max

George Miller goes mad once again. In the 30-year gap since 1985’s trilogy-ending Beyond Thunderdome, the Australian director had moved onto family-friendly films, including the timeless Babe and animated, eco-conscious Happy Feet.

But the director whose vision of a world after the apocalypse became the cinematic standard of sun-scorched destruction, couldn’t stay away from it and so recruits Tom Hardy to replace Mel Gibson as Max Rockatansky, the last moral man standing in a...

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