Unlike other heavy-hitting political lawyers, David Langdon doesn't grandstand. Still, he is a critical player among the small army of attorneys working to keep secret the origins of millions of dollars coursing through the US political system.
The ethos of "Mad Max" on women runs parallel to the film's ethos on resources: They aren't villain Immortan Joe's - nor any man's - to take.
Phyllis Bennis is a fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies and of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. Her books include Before & After: U.S. Foreign Policy and the War on Terrorism.