‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Gets The ’80s VHS Trailer Treatment

A new fan trailer answers the question of what Mad Max: Fury Road would look and sound like if it had been released in the 1980s. Hint: More synthesizer, a lot more synthesizer.

Mad Max: Fury Road is the first Mad Max film since Beyond Thunderdome in 1985, mostly because production problems, including travel restrictions after 9/11, kept pushing the film back.

If the film had been released in the ’80s, though, it probably would have had an ominous voice-over narration (“In the not too distant future, there will be no civilization. There will be no heroes. In the not too distant future, there will only be mad men.”). The score would have been heavy on the synthesizer, and instead of that beautiful high-definition picture, there would be a whole bunch of pops, crackles, and distorted colors. Otherwise, the costumes, production design, and big, beautiful explosions certainly look like something straight out of an ’80s action movie.

(Via Boing Boing)