★★★★★ instant classic
★★★★ very good
Rather than delivering a straightforward adaptation of the famous Biblical tale that would appease most ultra-religious purists, Aronofsky has crafted a madly audacious and awe-inspiring hybrid of a dark psychological thriller, a gritty family melodrama on steroids, a fantastical sci-fi disaster epic, an environmental cautionary tale and a challenging philosophical parable that poses deep, timeless questions with its themes of morality and sin, faith and hope, revenge and forgiveness. A work of wild ambition, striking artistry and dramatic intensity, Noah…
Ferocious. Epic. Metaphorical. Hallucinatory. Primal. Operatic. Dystopian. Mythological. Uncompromising. Revolutionary.
A true marvel of action choreography and an instant cult-classic, Mad Max: Fury Road is a breathlessly exhilarating and gloriously orchestrated cautionary tale that sets a new gold standard for action cinema with its visceral blend of relentless, testosterone-fueled, high-octane visual extravaganza, propulsive momentum, fearless direction, otherworldly creativity, unapologetic feminism, poetic grace and rich emotional crescendo that thrills, dazzles, stirs, shocks, and entertains in equal measures.