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We Are Living In The Matrix

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    19 Things The Matrix Predicted About Life in 2019How a 1999 Keanu Reeves movie anticipated (almost) everything about the world of today.
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    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.
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    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.
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    The Beatific Imperfection of Keanu Reeves in The MatrixHe invented a new kind of action star.
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    The Matrix Was the One Time the Wachowskis’ Ambition Met the MainstreamThe film made the siblings the hottest things in town, but then the tide turned.
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    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.
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    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.
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    High Fashion Is Just The Matrix Cosplay NowLooks inspired by the movie’s four main characters could be seen on the spring 2019 runways.
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    Philosopher Nick Bostrom on Whether We Live in a SimulationAnd what he thinks about the tech billionaires trying to break us out.
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    How The Matrix Got MadeAs we approach the film’s 20th anniversary, here’s a timeline of how the pop-culture phenomenon came to be, and what happened next.
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    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.
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    Neo’s Stunt Double Chad Stahelski on How The Matrix Changed Movie Action Forever“I read the script and didn’t understand a fucking word of it.”
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    The Matrix Taught Superheroes to FlyIt laid the template for the gritty, gravity-defying, self-seriously cerebral modern blockbuster.
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    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.