Editor’s Note: Camp

The only thing worse than writing an editor’s note is writing an editor’s note in the summer. It’s the season for escaping to cabins in the woods, reading on beaches, drinking in parks, and making out with crushes on humid nights. It is, above all, a time for fun. And while we always take great […]

Holding Out for a Hero: Mad Max: Fury Road’s new action hero[ine]

“A man reduced to a single instinct: survive.” – Max “You want to get through this? Do as I say.” – Furiosa Not since Nicholas Ray’s Johnny Guitar (1954) has there been such a blissfully misleadingly titled movie as George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). In the former melodrama-Western fusion, the titular cowboy is […]