Mad Max: Fury Road

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

March 2, 2016

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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Spotlight, Mad Max and Leonardo Dicaprio the big winners of 2016 Oscars

February 29, 2016

The verdict is in and this year’s Oscar Awards had plenty of big moments from Ex Machina‘s surprise win in VFX to Leonardo Dicaprio’s long anticipated-Oscar victory for Best Actor. Check out Leo’s brilliant acceptance speech below: While Spotlight may have won Best Picture and Alejandro G. Iñárritu taken Best Director (for the second year in a row), it was […]

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The Revenant Triumphs at 2016 BAFTAs

February 15, 2016

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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The FCCA has announced the nominees for the 2015 Australian Film Awards

February 4, 2016

The FCCA (Film Critics Circle of Australia), the national professional body of film, reviewers, critics and writers have announce the nominations for the Australian Film Awards of 2015. Taking place on Tuesday 23rd February from 6pm, the annual ceremony will take place at the Paddington Woollahra RSL, Oxford Street, Paddington. The Awards Event will kick off with […]

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George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road wins big at the 21st Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

January 19, 2016

Sunday night in California, the winners of the 21st Annual Critics’ Choice Awards were announced – as voted by the BFCA (Broadcast Film Critics Association), a group made up of approximately 250 television, radio and online critics. Like the Golden Globes, which is voted by the relatively smaller Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the event recognises the […]

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

October 17, 2015

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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The Australian film industry has had the best year ever at the box office

October 14, 2015

Amidst all of the superheroes and turbocharged cars destroying box office records in America, a milestone has been reached down here in Australia with our homegrown films. Aussie films have had the most successful year to date at the box office as of October 4th. Indeed, one can attribute much of this to the highly lucrative […]

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Creating the Apocalypse will see George Miller answer Mad Max: Fury Road questions from a worldwide audience

September 18, 2015

One of the biggest hits of 2015, Mad Max: Fury Road was Academy Award-winning writer-director George Miller‘s fourth instalment in the franchise – and it took him some 17 years to get there.  And now, in news that will excite cinefiles all over Australia, Miller and the film’s creative team will be answering questions from […]

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This Week’s DVD Release Picks: Sequels and Spinoffs

September 4, 2015

Sequels, prequels, adaptations, and spin-offs rule in this week’s Australian DVD and Blu-Ray releases. Here are our three picks for the week…

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Mad Max: Fury Road named best film of the year by international critics

September 1, 2015

This year, at the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain, Australia action blockbuster Mad Max: Fury Road will be awarded the very prestigious Grand Prix of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI), meaning that a panel of 493 of the world’s top critics have named it the best film of the year. In a […]

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The Iris’ 15 Best Films of 2015 (So Far)

July 6, 2015

Join us as we count down the 15 best films of 2015… so far! Looking back at the best films released between January and June 2015. It’s been a strong year, starting off with a fantastic Oscar season in January and leading us through to the start of Blockbuster season. So far, 2015 has been one […]

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

May 15, 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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Mad Max‘s new gameplay trailer has beatdowns, explosions and beautiful vistas

April 24, 2015

Avalanche Studios have released their latest gameplay trailer for Mad Max, their tie-in video game for next month’s Mad Max: Fury Road but contrary to other game-to-movie adaptations, it actually looks pretty awesome. Check out the trailer after the jump. The gameplay overview trailer gives a taste of what players can expect in the game […]

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The new Mad Max video game is looking incredible.

April 22, 2015

A fresh crop of screenshots for Avalanche Studios’ action/tie-in Mad Max have arrived, full of brutal combat and desolate landscapes. Have a look at the gallery after the jump and see what you’re in for. Warners announced last month that Mad Max would be releasing September 4 on PS4, Xbox One and PC, but sadly […]

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Explosive Mad Max: Fury Road trailer now live!

April 1, 2015

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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Mad Max: Fury Road trailer is released. Is amazing.

December 11, 2014

“Everybody’s gone out of their mind, you’re not the only one Max”. The hopeless, lawless post-apocalyptic world of iconic Australian film franchise Mad Max is about to make a return and re-introduce itself to a whole new generation, reaffirming it’s dominance as one of the most influential in the trendy film genre. The trailer has […]

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Comic-Con: Only the mad survive in first footage from Mad Max: Fury Road

July 28, 2014

It’s been almost 30 years since Max Rockatansky last appeared onscreen in 1985’s Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome. Ever since then, rumours popped up every few years that director George Miller was planning a fourth entry in the groundbreaking Australian series. The fourth film, Mad Max: Fury Road, was confirmed to be shooting in 2011 in Broekn Hill. After rains left […]

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