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The Mad Max Effect: Road Warriors in International Exploitation Cinema (Paperback)

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Synopsis

The Mad Max Effect provides an in-depth analysis of the Mad Max series, and how it began as an inventive concoction of

a number of influences from a range of exploitation genres (including the biker movie, the revenge film, and the car chase

cinema of the 1970s), to eventually inspiring a fresh cycle of international low budget 'road warrior' movies that appeared on home video in the 1980s.



The Mad Max Effect is the first detailed academic study of the most famous and celebrated post-apocalypse film series, and

examines how a humble Australian action movie came from the cultural margins of exploitation cinema to have a profound impact on the broader media landscape.

BusinessIndustry & industrial studiesMedia, information & communication industriesCinema industryFilm, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm theory & criticismFilm, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm: styles & genres Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc Publication Date: 29/12/2022 ISBN-13: 9781501371097  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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James Newton is Lecturer in Media Studies and Film at the University of Kent, UK. He is the author of The Anarchist Cinema (2019) and a filmmaker. He also runs the Newton Talks podcast.

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