23, he/him, stressed bisexual. I walk into walls. Favourites are the last 4 movies I gave 10/10
This is The Matrix reclaimed. On the surface it’s a metatextual breakdown of its own existence, commenting on itself and the nature of reboots and requels in today’s cinematic climate. Dig a little deeper, and I see a movie about the nature of nostalgia, and how it can be used to make us complacent, just another way to keep us in the Matrix. And then ultimately… it is a call to arms for freedom, sentimentality, and love. This is a…
I am Tasmanian. I've been to many of the places depicted in this film, and even went to the same high school as the titular figure. The tragedy at Port Arthur has cast a wide shadow over my home state, it's something we all know but never talk about. It's a big deal. So I walked into Nitram incredibly nervous. It was a full cinema, the opening night, all of us Tasmanians. This could've been a disaster.
Instead, it's an…
Yeah, this movie knows what it is. Junk food. Delicious junk food.
I find the original movie to be somewhat underrated. It was a lot of fun with a surprisingly engaging cast of characters, though let down by a third act that completely stumbled. This second entry is a slight downgrade compared to the first. The story is lacking, the mystery isn’t as intriguing, and the characters aren’t quite as entertaining. The pacing is incredibly fast - a benefit in terms…