Finally. If you are like most of us, you’ve wanted to die historic on the fury road all shiny and chrome the way that George Miller enjoys watching Mad Max: Fury Road, you are finally in luck. The carrot of a black and white version of 2015’s amazing, high-octane return to the wastelands of post-apocalyptic Australia with the dark, brooding Max Rockatansky, will finally be released on blu-ray for all of us war boys and girls who have been salivating at the idea of witnessing the film through a different color palate.
No matter how you view Fury Road it looks amazing, even without special effects, but now we learn that yes, Black & Chrome will officially be released, says /Film. So, for those of us who are awaited in Valhalla, the wait for this version of Mad Max: Fury Road is finally over come December 6th when a new blu-ray is released, containing both the theatrical version as well as the Black & Chrome version. It will be sold as a standalone blu-ray, or sold inside of the Mad Max High-Octane Collection, which features all four movies with five hours of extras, including a previously-unreleased documentary about the filming of the original Mad Max.
It’s difficult not to get excited over this, even this fan-made trailer in black & white is exciting and new feeling. While the super-saturated feel of the original film was incredible, the nuance of it in black & white is undeniable.
The Mad Max High-Octane Collection will be selling for $79.99 on blu-ray and the standalone Fury Road blu-ray will be $29.98. If, for some odd reason, you don’t already own the previous Mad Max movies on blu-ray, this seems like the way to go, but then again, why don’t you?