10 Influential Movies (Where Everybody Copied the Wrong Thing)

Every once in a while, a movie comes along that changes everything. A film that rewrites the rules and influences a generation of film-makers. But all too often, the people who imitate these ground-breaking movies miss the point. Here are 10 science fiction and fantasy movies from which everybody copied the wrong… » 8/21/13 1:39pm 8/21/13 1:39pm

Mad Max’s First Gameplay Trailer Looks Hopeless, in a Good Way

The thing about the Mad Max movies is that it looks like somebody already tried to save the world and failed at it. And what we see are the terrible remains. The newest trailer for Avalanche Studios’ Mad Max puts its headbutting, car-combat action smack dab in the middle of that world. Thank goodness. Granted, it's… » 7/15/13 10:20am 7/15/13 10:20am

Today Is A G'Day: Mad Max Will Have Aussie Protagonist After All

When Stephen saw it or, rather, heard it, Mad Max's characters had no Australian accents and developers Avalanche Studios had no plans to include them, upsetting Mad Max devotees of all national origins. That posture has been officially reversed. » 7/02/13 3:30pm 7/02/13 3:30pm

The New Mad Max Game Will Be Vast, Violent and Not Sound Australian

I detected nary an Australian accent from the characters in the new Mad Max game that made its surprise debut at E3 earlier this week. There will be no Australian voices, one of the game's creators told me. OK. At least Max's steering wheel's on the right. What else have they got here? » 6/26/13 10:40am 6/26/13 10:40am

The Just Cause Guys Are Making A Mad Max Game

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Avalanche Studios, the developers of the Just Cause series, are making a Mad Max game. We don't know much about it, since only a short clip and logo was shown, but if you remember a few months back some blurry teaser images were shown which suggest the game is basically a post-apocalyptic Just Cause. With… » 6/10/13 10:42pm 6/10/13 10:42pm

The ultimate 1980s scifi and fantasy movie mixtape

Science fiction and fantasy films of the 1980s were filled with a ton of memorable, iconic, and patently ridiculous music. Here are 30+ of the decade's finest (and most painful) movie tunes for your listening pleasure. » 12/15/10 3:37pm 12/15/10 3:37pm

So, Where's This New Mad Max Game?

Over two years ago, it was revealed that director George Miller would be making a new Mad Max movie, and that God of War 2 director Cory Barlog would be making the accompanying game. And we've heard almost nothing since! » 7/16/10 2:30am 7/16/10 2:30am

How's That Mad Max Game Coming Along, Cory Barlog?

God of War II » 10/17/08 4:40pm 10/17/08 4:40pm designer and number one fan Cory Barlog got back to bloggin' today, giving the world an update on his latest project, a video game based on . Barlog's whittling away on the game's story with director George Miller with the two having apparently "put the final touches on the Mad Max story and game design…