It's been ages since I watched this; I remember it being way too confusing for me, but that was a few years ago. I'm going to have to watch it again soon and see if I like it more this time around.
i knew it'd be bad but i was actually disappointed by how bad it was. why do people think this is good in any way
This film is a perfect representation of nerd subculture in the late '90s-early 2000s that just happened to also revolutionize the action movie genre. It ends up being both groundbreaking and very, very dated.
Yes, bullet-time is awesome. And it's nice to see some philosophy applied to action films for once. But how much of it actually makes sense? What's the purpose of the Matrix in the first place? Why does bullet time sometimes work and sometimes not? Why is…
Still a beast of a movie all these years later. Innovative, original, brilliantly filmed and wonderfully designed. It's one of only a few cinema experiences i'll never forget back in the day after leaving such a huge impact on me.
The film that started a revolution(of sorts) and brought the cyberpunk genre to the mainstream. The Matrix is a film not to be missed(the less said of the sequels however, the better).
I've really, truly tried to like this movie but the best I can give it is an "it's ok" and that's probably a stretch. I do not get the hype at all.
I remember taking a class in social psychology many years ago. The Joy Luck Club figured prominently in the course. I like the idea of combining movies and theory.
I am now studying metaphysics, and any study of reality begins with René Descartes, the father of modern philosophy. Descartes began
his intellectual odyssey with this question: How do we know
that there is a reality outside our own minds? We each know that
we have experiences, and we can be…
I hesitate to link this review, because it could be the longest Matrix review in history, But! If you're a big fan, or just have time to kill, the conversation I had with my friend smirnoff made me happy and might do the same for you. :)
I don't want to be one of those " oh my word why did it take me 17 years to watch this?????" But yea that. Blew me away