Mad Max: Fury Road Blu-ray Will Feature Black and White Cut


Did you think there was simply too much color in the theatrical version of director George Miller’s action masterpiece Mad Max: Fury Road? If so, you might want to consider picking up the Blu-ray when it hits retail shelves later this year. During a chat with Slash Film, the acclaimed filmmaker revealed that a black and white version of the flick will be included on the disc.

“One thing I’ve noticed is that the default position for everyone is to de-saturate post-apocalyptic movies. There’s only two ways to go, make them black and white — the best version of this movie is black and white, but people reserve that for art movies now,” Miller told the site.

He added, “The other version is to really go all-out on the color. The usual teal and orange thing? That’s all the colors we had to work with. The desert’s orange and the sky is teal, and we either could de-saturate it, or crank it up, to differentiate the movie. Plus, it can get really tiring watching this dull, de-saturated color, unless you go all the way out and make it black and white.”

Is the black and white cut of Mad Max: Fury Road the “best version” of the flick? That remains to be seen. To whet your appetite for this version of the film, have a look at this B&W trailer.


Mad Max Fury Road (2015)



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