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The Matrix

  1. 20-20 vision
    Let’s Talk About The Matrix Resurrections’ Cool GlassesHere’s to all the little retro glasses that gave us a new perspective.
  2. the rabbit hole
    10 Movies to Plug Into After The Matrix Resurrections“Choice is an illusion,” sure, but here are some options anyway.
  3. remember the time
    A Brief Appreciation of The Matrix Reloaded’s Orgasm CakeA look back on the goofy, gonzo scene almost two decades after it riled critics.
  4. plug back in
    Everything You Need to Know About the Matrix Before Watching ResurrectionsWho died, who lived, and where the war between humans and the machines stands after three films, one Animatrix, and an MMORPG.
  5. movies
    How The Matrix Got MadeWith the release of The Matrix Resurrections, here’s a timeline of how the franchise and pop-culture phenomenon came to be, and what happened next.
  6. movies
    The Matrix Taught Superheroes to FlyIt laid the template for the gritty, gravity-defying, self-seriously cerebral modern blockbuster.
  7. movies
    Neo’s Stunt Guy on How The Matrix Changed Action ForeverLong before he directed John Wick, Chad Stahelski read The Matrix script and “didn’t understand a f—ing word of it.”
  8. movies
    19 Things The Matrix Predicted About Life TodayHow a 1999 Keanu Reeves movie anticipated (almost) everything about the way we live.
  9. movies
    How The Matrix’s Red Pill Became the Internet’s Delusional Drug of ChoiceIt’s inspired a whole pharmacy’s worth of memes and cyberideologies — some playful, some hateful.
  10. movies
    The Matrix Was the One Time the Wachowskis’ Ambition Met the MainstreamThe original film made the siblings the hottest things in town, but then the tide turned.
  11. simulatte
    David Mitchell on Why Neo Never Fires a Gun in The Matrix Resurrections“In the fourth film in this franchise, one of whose most iconic lines is ‘guns, lots of guns,’ something’s changed,” says the Cloud Atlas author.
  12. endings
    Let’s Talk About the Ending of The Matrix ResurrectionsAnd the Trinity of it all.
  13. movie review
    The Matrix Resurrections Is a Messy, Imperfect TriumphDirecting solo for the first time, Lana Wachowski creates a thrillingly romantic blockbuster that expands the possibilities of the form.
  14. chat room
    Jessica Henwick on Watching Keanu Reeves Watch Himself in The Matrix“I said, ‘When was the last time you watched this film?’ He was like, ‘I mean, it must have been when it came out.’”
  15. go ask alice
    Everything We Know About The Matrix Resurrections So FarWhere is Morpheus? Do Neo and Trinity not remember each other? Why is only one Wachowski involved? Let’s see how deep the rabbit hole goes.
  16. movie review
    Ryan Reynolds (Almost) Saves Free GuyHis pathological insincerity might be just what this derivative action-comedy needs.
  17. casting call
    Christina Ricci Speed Races Into Matrix 4The actress joins returning franchise stars Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Jada Pinkett Smith.
  18. movie review
    A Glitch in the Matrix Is a Riveting Look at Whether Our World Is a SimulationBut it’s really about just how utterly weird life is.
  19. tv
    Dwight Enters the Matrix in Never-Before-Seen Office Prank Cold OpenIt’s the late Hugh Dane’s time to shine as Hank the Security Guard. Or, in this case, Morpheus’s brother.
  20. vulture lists
    Every Keanu Reeves Movie Performance, RankedFrom Ted to Neo, and everything in between.
  21. casting
    Jada Pinkett Smith Might Return to The MatrixShe’s in talks to reprise her role as Niobe.
  22. casting
    Neil Patrick Harris to Take the Red Pill — Not Like That — and Enter The MatrixHis role has not yet been disclosed.
  23. whoa
    Matrix Franchise to Regenerate With Fourth Film Starring Keanu ReevesLana Wachowski and Carrie-Anne Moss are also returning.
  24. we are living in the matrix
    Okay, Maybe the Wachowskis Are Working on a 4th Matrix MovieJohn Wick 3 director Chad Stahelski let the news slip.
  25. the matrix
    15 Irrefutable Reasons Why We Might Be Living in a SimulationWeird news. Quarks with computer code. Missing aliens. The evidence discussed on a few sub-Reddits might actually be plausible.
  26. movies
    The Beatific Imperfection of Keanu Reeves in The MatrixHe invented a new kind of action star.
  27. movies
    Reckoning With The Matrix’s Gun ProblemThe film’s notorious massacre scene showed slaughter as squad walk, a violation of the unwritten adventure-movie rule not to make murder look heroic.
  28. the matrix
    What We Can Learn About Gender From The MatrixTrans women have claimed it as an allegory for gender transition since at least 2012. But allegorically is the least interesting way to read anything.
  29. movies
    High Fashion Is Just The Matrix Cosplay NowLooks inspired by the movie’s four main characters could be seen on the spring 2019 runways.
  30. the matrix
    Philosopher Nick Bostrom on Whether We Live in a SimulationAnd what he thinks about the tech billionaires trying to break us out.
  31. movies
    The Matrix’s Bullet Time Made 3-D RedundantThe last time I saw “classic” bullet time, it was used on the E! Network’s Golden Globes red-carpet show.
  32. movies
    The Matrix Built Our Reality-Denying WorldIt gave all of us — including Alex Jones, flat-earthers, lizard-people conspiracists, even Rachel Maddow — a new way to see (or not see) everything.
  33. The Black Mirror Creator Has an Idea for a Much Nicer Version of The MatrixThis would definitely make Neo’s world more bearable …
  34. reboots forever
    Why We Don’t Need a Matrix RebootFor one thing, the original already failed to start a franchise.
  35. reboots
    There’s a Matrix Reboot in the WorksBut nary a Wachowski in sight.
  36. WATCH: Keanu Reeves Is Obsessed With Doing His Own StuntsThat car-to-bus jump in Speed? All him.
  37. sequels forever
    Keanu Reeves Is Open to Another Matrix Movie: ‘That’d Be Weird, But Why Not?’Provided the Wachowskis are involved.
  38. primers
    From John Woo to John Wick, Here’s Your Guide to Gun FuKeanu Reeves has a lot of experience.
  39. red pill
    Aw, Yeah: Laurence Fishburne Has a Cameo in John Wick 2It’s a Matrix reunion.
  40. vulture lists
    The 25 Best Cold-Open Action Scenes in Film HistoryFeaturing Bond, Holmes, and… Monty Python?
  41. sequential art
    Artist Geof Darrow Talks 109-Page Zombie FightsPlus, 34 pages of his newest graphic novel!
  42. lego spoofs
    The Matrix’s Lobby Scene Got a Lego MakeoverAnd it kind of changes everything.
  43. The 15 Best Robot Movies of All TimeEver since the early years of cinema — even before the term “robot” was coined, in fact — the movies have been obsessed with them.
  44. anniversaries
    15 Years Later, The Matrix Still Has UsThe movie remains a singular cinematic experience.
  45. movies
    National Film Registry: Now With More The MatrixAnd Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
  46. coming attractions
    How Did the Wachowskis Make Cloud Atlas? BarelyEverything about this movie says “tough sell.”
  47. office space
    Watch an Office SpaceMatrix Mash-UpIs this good for the company?
  48. the matrix
    Watch a Scene From The Matrix Recut With PeanutsWhy not?
  49. clickables
    See a Britain’s Got Talent Contestant’s Insane Matrix DanceMeet Razy Gogonea.
  50. the matrix
    Two More Matrix Movies Could Be Headed Our Way [Update: But They’re Not]These two will be “revolutionary,” though.
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