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Mad Max and Mapping the Monsters in the Networks

Kieran Tranter

in Living in Technical Legality: Science Fiction and Law as Technology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420891
eISBN:
9781474453707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420891.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines living in technical legality from the location of the legal scholar. Technical legality means that thinking about law and especially law and technology, has to escape the ... More


Mad Max, Accented English, and Same-Language Dubbing

Tessa Dwyer

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Returning to the origins of the Mad Max franchise, this chapter focuses on the distinctly regional, Australian voice of the first Mad Max in 1979 in order to pave the way for broader scrutiny of the ... More


Beyond Anarchie Road

Martyn Conterio

in Mad Max

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781911325864
eISBN:
9781800342453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325864.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the sequels to George Miller's Mad Max (1979): Mad Max 2 (1981), Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985), and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). It also looks at the influence of Mad Max. Mad ... More


Metal Damage, Brain Damage: Mad Max and the New Wave

Martyn Conterio

in Mad Max

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781911325864
eISBN:
9781800342453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325864.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces the history of Australian film production in order to examine how George Miller came to make his first film and how a resurgent Australian film industry helped Mad Max (1979) into ... More


The White Line Nightmare

Martyn Conterio

in Mad Max

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781911325864
eISBN:
9781800342453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325864.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the directing style of George Miller in Mad Max (1979). The Mad Max franchise is known for its epic car chases, and one might say, in general, Australian filmmakers are ... More


Give ‘Em Back Their Heroes

Martyn Conterio

in Mad Max: Constellations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781911325864
eISBN:
9781800342453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325864.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the development of George Miller's Mad Max (1979). The first iteration of Mad Max did not involve a cops-and-robbers setup; nor the bleak dystopian future setting or car ... More


Base but See It

Martyn Conterio

in Mad Max

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781911325864
eISBN:
9781800342453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325864.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides an overview of George Miller's Mad Max (1979). Mad Max is a freak picture with a fetish for fast-moving machines and the white-knuckle buzz of action cinema. It is ... More


Conclusion

Martyn Conterio

in Mad Max

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781911325864
eISBN:
9781800342453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325864.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter argues that Mad Max is a benchmark in Australia's cinema, even if initially the film might have been overshadowed by The Road Warrior (1982), and its influence best embodies ... More


Explaining the Oil Wars Myth: Mad Max and El Dorado

Emily Meierding

in The Oil Wars Myth: Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748288
eISBN:
9781501748950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748288.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explains why people believe in classic oil wars. It argues that the credibility of the oil wars myth arises from its connection to two other hegemonic narratives about the causes of ... More


Regulatory rigor mortis

Patrick van Zwanenberg and Erik Millstone

in BSE: risk, science and governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525813
eISBN:
9780191723902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525813.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

While MAFF ministers and officials often treated the conclusions of the SWP as if they had been definitive, the underlying science evolved rapidly. By contrast the regulatory regime seemed to have ... More


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