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Unimpressed at the Apocalypse: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of Mad Max: Fury Road

05/24/2015 11:14 am ET | Updated May 24, 2016

2015-05-24-1432479903-5060766-Mad_Max_FRDDS00668_410.jpgWell, here I am, once again hanging alone around the perimeter while the vast majority of critics and fans are having a veritable orgy of delight over Mad Max: Fury Road. Yes it's a crazy, inventive film. Yes, the action is outsized and breathtaking. And yet my reaction is a resounding, "Meh." How did it come to this? I'm tempted to level the blame at a delayed onset of anhedonia -- the inability to experience pleasure -- but I had a green chile cheeseburger at Bobby's Burger Palace a few days ago and was convinced that there still exists miracles in this universe, so that can't be it. I try to figure it out in my review for Jim Freund's Hour of the Wolf -- feel free to listen in. Click on the player to hear the review, or right-click the link to download.

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