1.5/4, 2020s, Action, Review, Science Fiction, The Wachowski Brothers

The Matrix Resurrections

#4 in my ranking of The Matrix franchise. That was disappointing but not entirely unexpected. I like the original Matrix trilogy pretty evenly, finding its pretensions thin but the overall entertainment value of the hero's journey inverted fairly consistent. There was always  room for the story to continue in some way, but when Lana Wachowski… Continue reading The Matrix Resurrections

2000s, 3/4, Action, Review, Science Fiction, The Wachowski Brothers, Uncategorized

The Matrix Reloaded

#3 in my ranking of The Matrix franchise. So, I'll say it first: The Matrix sequels are failures of imagination. I think this hobbles the first sequel more than the second since the first takes place mostly in the Matrix and the second takes place mostly outside of it, but there's still a surprising mundane… Continue reading The Matrix Reloaded