George Miller

Interview: Director George Miller on the furious road to making Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth star in Academy Award-winning mastermind George Miller’s Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, the much-anticipated return to the iconic dystopian world he created more than 40 years ago with the seminal Mad Max films. Miller now turns the page again with an all-new original, standalone action adventure that will reveal the…

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Film Review: Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga is an exhilarating actioner from one of the greatest blockbuster filmmakers of our time

Mad Max: Fury Road felt like a truly once-in-a-lifetime type event upon its release in 2015.  It was continuing a series that had laid dormant for 30 years at that point and, despite still relative success both critically and commercially, the third film – 1985’s Beyond Thunderdome – was so often cited as the series’…

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Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth and filmmaker George Miller to launch Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga in Sydney

Lady and Gentlemans… Academy Award-winning mastermind George Miller will unveil his highly anticipated action adventure, Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, in Sydney on Thursday, May 2, before he and the film’s stars begin their global publicity trek, travelling to Mexico City, the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, London, Miami, New York, Toronto and Los Angeles. Golden Globe…

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Director Edgar Wright and stars Ansel Elgort and Lily James will be attending the red carpet premiere of Baby Driver in Sydney

To help celebrate the release of Baby Driver, Stars Ansel Elgort and Lily James will join writer-director Edgar Wright in Sydney for the Australian Premiere. The premiere will take place on Wednesday 12th July, 2017 at Event Cinemas, George St. The trio will walk the red carpet, before joining Australian director George Miller on stage to introduce…

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Australian icons Sam Neill and George Miller join Tropfest Jury

Joining head of the Jury Rose Byrne for Tropfest’s 25-year anniversary will be actor Sam Neill (Hunt for the Wilderpeople), directors George Miller (Mad Max) and Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae) and producer Bruna Papandrea (Gone Girl). “It is an enormous honour to add these esteemed filmmakers to the Tropfest Jury in our 25th year,” said Tropfest Founder and Chair, John Polson. “We’re excited for our judges…

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Tropfest turns 25, celebrates by becoming not for profit and introducing new agenda

After a few turbulent years, the world’s largest short film festival has announced it will become a not for profit business and will shift it’s focus to attracting more women filmmakers and introduce a board to promote the longevity of the organization. 25 years ago, John Polson and a couple of his friends stood outside…

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George Miller & David Stratton to appear in conversation at Chauvel Cinema as part of the French Film Festival

Palace Cinemas will be hosting Academy Award-winning director George Miller and David Stratton in conversation on Wednesday 9 March at the Chauvel Cinema from 6:15pm as part of the French Film Festival. Just coming back from the Oscars, Miller is also president for this year’s Cannes International Film Festival and joining him will be film critic David Stratton….

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Six People We Want To See Alongside Tom Hardy in Mad Max: The Wasteland

Mad Max: Fury Road was arguably THE MOVIE of 2015. We named it our favorite film of 2015 and it’s easy to get excited about George Miller’s follow-up Mad Mad: The Wasteland. While all signs point to Charlize Theron‘s Imperator Furiosa being absent from this next film, Tom Hardy is set to reprise his role as…

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The Revenant Triumphs at 2016 BAFTAs

Alejandro González Iñárritu’s The Revenant has garnered accolades at the 2016 BAFTA awards – pushing the frontier-epic ever-closer to its anticipated Oscar win. The other big winner of the night was Mad Max: Fury Road, which took best Makeup and Hair, Costume Design, Editing and Production Design. Check out the full list of award-winners below: Best Film: The Revenant…

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George Miller and David Stratton announced as Patrons of 2016 Alliance Française French Film Festival

It has been confirmed that Academy Award winning filmmaker, George Miller and respected film critic, David Stratton will be Patrons of this year’s Alliance Française French Film Festival 27th edition. With his groundbreaking Mad Max franchise, Miller has been well-respected by French cinema and was honoured with France’s prestigious ‘Order of Arts and Letters’ (Ordre des Arts…

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Mad Max: Fury Road and Peter Allen: Not The Boy Next Door Win Big at AACTA

The fifth annual Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (AACTA) were presented last night at Sydney’s Star Event Centre, the awards recognising the last 12 months in Australian film. George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road took out the top award for Best Film, George Miller receiving the award for Best Director. The Dressmaker dominated…

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9 things we learnt from George Miller and the Mad Max: Fury Road co-writers at GRAPHIC Festival

When the fiery orange dust settles at the end of 2015, Mad Max: Fury Road will undoubtedly be named as one of the biggest and most notable cinematic triumphs of the year. The revival of the classic 80’s film franchise may have come after over a decade of false-starts and meticulous planning, but fans and…

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Film Review: Mad Max Fury Road (MA15+) (Australia, 2015)

There will be many adjectives thrown about when it comes to describing Mad Max Fury Road and I can guarantee you that all of them will be accurate. Breathtaking, explosive, relentless, spectacle, intense, awesome, mind-blowing, and even epic. This film lives up to all of those and quite possibly does the impressive job of surpassing…

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Explosive Mad Max: Fury Road trailer now live!

There has been a few Mad Max: Fury Road teasers but today the full length trailer has exploded across media and it’s a dirty, gritty, fiery and frenzied 2 minutes and 30 seconds. With explosions, scavenged steam punk-esque vehicles flipping all over the place, an electric dust storm tornado and a guitar flame-thrower. Director George…

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