Mad Max Censorship

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Mad Max ws the first installment which began in 1979, and was followed by three films, they were Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981), Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). The series follows the adventures of Max Rockatansky, a police officer of the Main Force Patrol in a future Australia whose civilization is rapidly collapsing due to war and critical resource shortages. The film that I would like to apply media criticism on is the fourth installment of the Mad Max franchise: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). It is an action film and was directed by Geoarge Miller who’s also the originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and the mastermind behind the legendary Mad Max franchise. The movie is a story set in the furthest reaches of the planet, in a stark desert wasteland where humanity is broken, and almost everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life - water, known as Aqua Cola and gasoline, are hoarded and tussled over like scraps of food. There’s Max (Tom Hardy), a former policeman who seeks peace of mind after the loss of his wife and child in …show more content…

Therefore, the media message should be censored and controlled by some organizations in the country. For instance, there is an agency for media content censorship which is Lembaga Penapisan Filem Malaysia or National Film Censorship Board. Every movie must be censored and get permission from the agency before it release on the cinemas. As a result, Malaysia government can make sure that those movies release in Malaysia will not give bad impact to the audience. In addition, as a smart audience, we must be careful in selection of information. We should analyze and interpret the message what it means so that we will not be so easily controlled by the

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