Mad Max

Produced and directed by George Miller and written by Nico lathouris, Brendan Mccarthy and miller, Mad max is a post apocalyptic action film that hit the screens on 7th may 2015 and it is set in a future desert wasteland where water and gasoline are a very scarce commodity.

After the nuclear destruction, civilization collapsed and the world became a desert of wasteland. Max Rockatansky, one of the survivors after the holocaust is captured by war boys, the army of oppressive immortal Joe and is taken to Joe’s castle. Chosen as a universal blood donor, max is imprisoned and used to donate blood to a sick war boy known as Nux. In the meantime, Furiosa, Joe’s deputy is sent in an armored truck to look for gasoline but as she drives away, Joe notices that his five women selected for breeding who he keeps as wives are missing and he leads his entire army to pursue Furiosa. He call on the help of the nearby gas Town and the bullet farm to help capture Furiosa.

Nux also joins the army and ties Max to his car to continue transfusing blood. A war follows between Joe’s forces and Furiosa truck, Furiosa is forced to drive into the storm to evade the attackers except Nux who attempts to destroy the truck. Max gets an opportunity to escape and detains Nux but the car gets destroyed. When the storm is over, Max sees Furiosa trying to repair the truck accompanied by Joe’s five wives; Cheedo, Capable, Dag, Toast and Angharad who is pregnant with Joe’s child. Max beats up Furiosa and takes the truck but its emergency stop disables it. After getting the truck to move, he reluctantly lets Furiosa and the wives to ride with him and leaves Nux behind, he is picked up by Joe’s army.

Furiosa is forced to biker across a gang related canyon to negotiate a deal for safe passage but with Joe’s army following them, the gang turns on her making her and her group to flee and destroy the canyon walls to block Joe and the war boys. Furiosa and max fight the attacking bikers while Nux and Joe’s car manages to overcome the obstruction and attacks Furiosa truck allowing Nux to board. However, in an attempt to try and save Max, Angharad falls off and is wounded together with her unborn baby.

Furiosa tells max that they should escape to the Green place, a calm and peaceful land that she remembers from her childhood. Capable, one of Joe’s wife finds Nux hiding in the truck distressed over his failure and consoles him. While on its way to Joe’s castle, the struck gets stuck in the mud. Max and Furiosa slows Joe’s army with mines but the bullet farmer continues to pursue them. Nux and Max try to free the truck while Furiosa fights the bullet farmer, max hides and confronts the bullet farmer and manages to return with ammunition and guns.

They drive the truck in the night past dessert and swampland and come across a naked woman who max suspects to be a trap but Furiosa talks to the woman stating his clan affiliation and history. The woman orders her clan, Vuvalini who recognizes Furiosa as their own but was kidnapped when still a child. Furiosa learns that the swampland they had crossed was the green place but now hostile. They all ride motorbikes across immense salt flats looking for a new place to call home. However, max decides to remain behind but he gets visions of a defenseless child that he was unable to save, he convinces the group to return to Citadel that is green with sufficient water but first they need to trap Joe in the bikers Canyon.

The group drives back to Citadel but they are attacked by Joe’s army and furiosa is badly wounded. Joe gets his car in front of the truck to slow it and Max fights Rictus Erectus, Joe’s giant son. Joe detains Toast but she keeps him distracted enabling Furiosa to kill him by ripping off his breathing mask. Nux wrecks the truck blocking canyon and killing Rictus hence allowing the wives, max, Vuvalini and Furiosa to escape in Joe’s car successfully. Max is forced to transfuse blood to Furiosa who is bleeding to help her survive the injuries.

On arrival at Citadel, the citizens are overjoyed when they see Joe’s corpse, the remaining war boys warmly welcomes Vuvalini, Furiosa and the wives and Max walks away sharing a glance with Furiosa before he disappears into the large crowd.

What’s all this have to do with a roofing contractor? Not a thing. But, as a complete side note, I had to meet with one the other day to deal with some shingles that flew off during that last big windstorm. Did any of you all experience that? Let me know in the comments below!

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