“This is what I mean by ‘God George’”: Hideo Kojima Cannot Stop Praising Furiosa as Video Game Designer Breaks Down 1 Scene for its Sheer Genius

Offering the breakdown of genius in a single scene, Hideo Kojima praises Furiosa and George Miller's filmmaking.

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  • Hideo Kojima expresses deep admiration for a scene from Furiosa, attributing its brilliance to filmmaker George Miller.
  • Kojima provides a detailed analysis of the scene, highlighting its sheer genius and unique storytelling techniques.
  • Kojima's praise for Furiosa goes beyond mere admiration, as the video game designer hailed the director's lasting influence.
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Being an outspoken fan of the Mad Max franchise, renowned video game designer Hideo Kojima has repeatedly shared his views and opinions on the recently released Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga. Following his enthusiastic reaction to the first trailer and then his response to the film’s first screening, Kojima has now shared his verdict on the film itself.

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Video game designer Hideo Kojima | image: Lau Anime X/Wikimedia Commons

After watching the movie, Hideo Kojima shared his admiration for Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, over the opening scene where Anya Taylor-Joy’s young Furiosa is seen being chased in a desert by strangers on bikes. Dissecting the particular sequence from the film, Kojima referred to the legendary filmmaker George Miller as “God George”.

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Hideo Kojima Lauded George Miller with Appreciation Over Furiosa‘s Opening Scene

In a recent Twitter post, renowned video game designer Hideo Kojima shared his admiration for a scene from George Miller’s latest installment Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga. Publicly being vocal about his admiration for Miller’s work throughout the Mad Max franchise, Kojima dissected the opening scene of the movie to showcase the sheer genius of Miller’s directorial skills.

As the scene opened with Anya Taylor-Joy‘s young Furiosa breaking away from captivity to escape into the desert, Hideo Kojima noted the sheer brilliance of the cinematography. Thereafter, notifying fans about the events that follow, Kojima mentioned how Taylor-Joy’s character is chased through the desert by a stranger on a bike. Addressing the suspense built in that scene, Kojima went deeper into the sequence.

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Addressing how the scene opens with waves of anxiety, the video game designer noted that the suspense eventually subsided after the biker tripped over a tree, only for Furiosa to get chased by another biker approaching from outside the frame. Praising George Miller’s ability to craft such a suspenseful scene at the very beginning of the movie without a character introduction or even dialogue, Hideo Kojima pronounced the filmmaker as “God George”.

Hideo Kojima’s Enthusiastic Reaction to Furiosa Trailer and First Screening

While Hideo Kojima’s reverence for Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga’s opening scene execution speaks volumes about the impact of George Miller‘s filmmaking style, this isn’t the first time the video game designer has been vocal about the movie. For the past few months, Kojima has repeatedly recognized and celebrated the innovative storytelling techniques and attention to detail that characterize Miller’s work.

Previously, following the trailer drop for Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, Hideo Kojima had expressed his excitement on social media. Being a die-hard fan of George Miller’s Mad Max franchise, the video game designer immediately went vocal on X in December 2023, following the first clip release of the film.

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Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga. (2024) | Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures.
A still from George Miller’s Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga (2024) | Warner Bros. Pictures.

Thereafter, as Fury Road‘s prequel film dropped its first screening in May 2024, Hideo Kojima simply lost his mind. So much so, that he immediately took to his X account and made a bold statement, declaring that Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga will easily surpass Charlize Theron’s 2015 acclaimed movie Mad Max: Fury Road.

Even now, continuing his fanboy habit of falling head over heels for George Miller’s movies, Hideo Kojima continues to explore the depths of the filmmaker’s exceptional craftsmanship.

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga is currently running in theaters worldwide. 

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