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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome Movie Review Summary

Actors: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence, Adam Cockburn, Frank Thring, Angelo Rossitto, Paul Larsson, Angry Anderson, Robert Grubb, Justine Clarke

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Well, it has been a few years since Mad Max rode the highways as the Road Warrior, and Max has been busy collecting all sorts of equipment in a camel-drawn automobile. However, his work gets stolen by a pilot who is associated with a female tyrant named Aunty Entity who rules the newly created city of Bartertown. Her town, which she rules with an iron hand, is dependent on energy supplied from methane, more specifically, pig doo-doo. The pits beneath the city are overrun with hogs who provide Bartertown's energy supply, are run by Master-Blaster, a rather brilliant midget named Master (who supplies the brains) and the hulking but mentally impaired Blaster (who supplies the brawn). Aunty Entity wants to kill Blaster to render Master helpless to her and her thugs (and to stop his frequent embargoes). Max challenges Blaster to a battle in the Thunderdome, a steel dome in which any two people who have a dispute fight to the death. Max refuses to kill Blaster, and Aunty exiles him into the desert. The first part of the movie is very good, with Max going through the colorful if bizzare Bartertown and its complex politics, but after his exile to the desert, things get silly when he finds a tribe of wild children who have survived in the desert in the wake of a plane crash sometime during the war which destroyed the world. He eventually leads them back and kicks a lot of butt.
The review of this Movie prepared by Rob



Now it is after a nuclear war, and Our Hero, Max, drives a camel wagon. He loses the wagon and comes to a town where he makes a deal with one of the pair of rival dictators to get rid of the other to get his stuff back. He fails and winds up in a fertile valley with the young descendants of survivors of a crashed plane. It all ends up in a chase scene and our hero winds up alone, again, as the children go on to start a new life. By bringing in nuclear war, Tina Turner, and these children (ewoks!), this final chapter in the Mad Max series loses some of the frugal realism that charcterized the first two movies.
The review of this Movie prepared by Zorikh Lequidre








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story Explore/1st contact    -   Yes Environmental disaster?    -   surviving post disaster gangs (mad max gangs)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   champion of justice Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

Earth setting:    -   Post-disaster Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Desert?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles    -   exploding bombs    -   exotic big cities

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