Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Due Monday, March 30


How are you carrying the fire? For yourself? For others? 

How will you carry the fire in your future?


Type 300+ words.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Due Friday, March 27


Select another student's post on any of the Mad Max blog tasks. Compliment your classmate's ideas in 200+ words.

Due Thursday, March 26


Type 300+ words about the Mad Max trilogy, discussing whatever topic you wish. You may--but you don't have to--select from these options:


1. How did the film-making evolve from one movie to the next?

2. Rank the films from most to least educational/intelligent.

3. Rank the films from most to least entertaining/amusing.

4. Rank the films from most to least realistic.

5. Rank the films from most to least ___________________.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Due Wednesday, March 25



In what ways is Max like a savior figure? Refer to the whole trilogy. In this picture, Max stands in a pose similar to crucifixion. Mention any religion you wish, but you do not have to. Write 300+ words.

Wednesday, March 18


To what extent does apocalyptic fiction make us live better, with more integrity--and with more concern for the well-being of humanity and the Earth? Write 300+ words.

Tuesday, March 17



Type 300+ words.

What are the differences within that lead some people to do selfish deeds of savagery while others do unselfish deeds of integrity? 

What savagery do we see in the Mad Max film trilogy? 

What integrity do we see in this trilogy?

Monday, March 16




Type 200+ words about the parallels of Mad Max 3: Beyond Thunderdome to our current world.

Do we have power struggles in politics?

Do we neglect our youth?

Are destined to destroy?

How are these questions related to the film?


Tuesday, March 10, 2015

March 10

Write about one term as it relates to the apocalyptic novel and films we are studying. Each table has a different term.

Northwest: Trust
Midwest: Decency
Southwest: Love

Northeast: Fear
Mideast: Hope
Southeast: Community


Write 200+ words about your single term, then showtime.

Tom Hardy as Max in Fury Road, out on May 15!