Mad Max: Fury Road is one of the best films of the year, and starting today you can own it via download to watch to your heart's content. The movie is available today via iTunes, Amazon, Vudu or CinemaNow. The film will cost around $15 for the standard definition version, or approximately $20 for the high definition file.
Curious about why you should buy it and see it for the first time, or watch it again? Here's a bit from our review:
Massive, kit-bashed vehicles smash against each other in a film that is essentially one long chase scene. Fury Road offers a stark, limited color palette filtered through endless dunes and sand that puts an emphasis on motion. Despite its consistently high level of carnage, Miller keeps a tight rein on everything, avoiding the confusion and mess that plague so many summer event movies. The chases and wrecks are artfully choreographed, the constant motion tending toward the balletic.
On the other hand, if you wait for the physical released on Sept. 1 you'll be able to enjoy a suite of extra content, but if you just can't wait to watch the movie at home, you certainly have an option tonight.
Mad Max: Fury Road made $368 million worldwide against a budget of $150 million, and the cult following the movie has already earned since its release will likely ensure a healthy profit as the digital and physical versions are made available to the public, so it seems like a sequel is more of a "when" than an "if" question.