“I am the nightrider. I’m a fuel injected suicide machine. I am the rocker. I am the roller. I am the out-of-controller!” said The Nightrider (Mad Max).
Long before Mad Max: Fury Road, mastermind director George Miller broke every rule in crafting the titular road warrior. Rewind to the period between 1979-1985, a trilogy of car opera and apocalypse (labelled as ‘carmageddon’) become an Australian phenomena; an ozploitation film became a milestone to Australian cinema as well as to the exceptional Mel Gibson.