Spoilers The Matrix Resurrections discussion and reviews

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Saul, Dec 17, 2021.

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How do you rate The Matrix Resurrections?

  1. 10: The One

    4 vote(s)
    8.3%
  2. 9: Neo. I believe

    5 vote(s)
    10.4%
  3. 8: Dodge this

    9 vote(s)
    18.8%
  4. 7: Have a cookie

    9 vote(s)
    18.8%
  5. 6: All I'm offering is the truth. Nothing more.

    9 vote(s)
    18.8%
  6. 5: The blue pill or the red one?

    5 vote(s)
    10.4%
  7. 4: Everything that has a beginning has an end

    1 vote(s)
    2.1%
  8. 3: Never send a human to do a machine's job

    2 vote(s)
    4.2%
  9. 2: I know this steak doesn't exist

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. 1: The prohecy was false

    3 vote(s)
    6.3%
  11. 0: Goodbye Mr. Anderson

    1 vote(s)
    2.1%
  1. Jax

    Jax Admiral Admiral

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    We know the Machines have access to Fusion and they must be able to harness geo thermal energy like Zion does. They have no need for Humans as a power source so why are their power plants failing?

    I would of rather had the Machine Civil War due to one side not trusting Humans eventually attacking them after being set free versus the ones who want to live in harmony with us. Not about the need for energy supply.
     
  2. Commander Troi

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    Pretty much this. I went in with little knowledge or expectation and was pleasantly surprised. For the record, I liked all 3 previous movies. :hugegrin:

    Agreed on all points. I saw the Merovingian as anyone of any age who automatically goes to "the original was better" when confronted with anything new.

    Yes! I really loved the whole idea of Neo and Trinity changing the world in a different way than they expected, because that's life. We usually never know how our actions effect others. I'm lucky enough to have had a friend tell me how just being myself inspired them to be themselves. I'd never have guessed!

    I think it's because The Analyst uses the insights he gains from studying their minds to keep refining the Matrix.

    I believe he's a new program that replaced the Architect.

    Yes, I loved that too. IRL, companies find ways to merchandise everything, stripping things of their original meaning(s) in the process. It drives me nuts!

    Thanks for the essay! It helped me see why parts of the movie resonated so strongly for me.

    Additionally, I *adored* how Trinity (and Bugs and Lexy) were treated in this movie! Not just "hot badass chicks in leather" but more fully realized humans. I also loved seeing a woman my age finding and taking her power.
     
  3. The Knappos

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  4. Awesome Possum

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    I wish that we were getting sequels and another Animatrix to expand on some of the changes. I'd love to see a story about the first machines to side with the humans or the founding of IO, I like to think that it's on the same site as the first machine city Zero One.

    There was just so many things I loved about the movie. But just the love that Lana has for the characters of Neo and Trinity is palpable. That they're able to see themselves and each other as they really are despite the false appearances assigned to them by the Matrix was a wonderful detail. I really liked that both of them are The One, building on how Trinity's love is what made Neo the One and guided his actions throughout the sequels.
     
  5. fireproof78

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    No.
     
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  6. TimeIsAPredator

    TimeIsAPredator Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I assumed the statue was to commemorate the site of the worlds greatest (sweatiest) orgy
     
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  7. TimeIsAPredator

    TimeIsAPredator Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Unicorns you forgot to mention they flew on unicorns
     
  8. Turd Ferguson

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    I did enjoy this, but I did have one complaint.

    Jonathan Groff's Agent Smith I could not take seriously. For some reason, I kept picturing him as Dennis Reynolds from It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia playing Agent Smith :lol:
     
  9. Sci

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    Yeah, my only true complaint is that I felt that both Jonathan Groff and Neil Patrick Harris had public personas that were too strong for me to feel like they were truly becoming the characters they were playing. I felt like I was watching King George from Hamilton and Barney from How I Met Your Mother.
     
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  10. Noname Given

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    Honestly, yeah, they nailed it:
     
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  11. Jax

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    I'd like to see Matrix move away from Neo/Trinity. I'd love to see a TV show set during the creation of AI and the War that followed with the ending seeing the creation of the Matrix as our prison. Basically Caprica but Matrix.
     
  12. crookeddy

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    Taking The Matrix and mining it for traditional sci fi stories completely misses the purpose of these movies. It was never really about the story you see on screen...
     
  13. Sci

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    They already covered that with "The Second Renaissance, Parts I & II" in The Animatrix (2003).