The Matrix: A 20th Anniversary Retrospective – The Animatrix

The journey down the rabbit hole continues as we take a look at ‘The Animatrix’.

Released between the first and second films, this anime anthology film offers a series of alternative takes on ‘The Matrix’ universe – some being vital to the wider understanding of the universe, others less so.

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100 Words or Less – Basic

Title – Basic Released – 2003 Director – John McTierman Starring – John Travolta, Connie Nielsen, Samuel L. Jackson Review – Basic should have been awesome. John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson? John McTierman? At least it should have been goofy fun. And it is for the most part, at least up until the last 15 minutes. Never before have I […]

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100 Words or Less – Identity

Title – Identity Released – 2003 Director – James Mangold Starring – John Cusack, Ray Liotta, John Hawkes, Alfred Molina Review – At first Identity appears to be a simple, old school, who-dunnit thriller with a great cast. Ten strangers are trapped in a Nevada Motel and slowly start getting picked off one by one, but things soon take an unusual twist. Director […]

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The Wire Season 2 Review

“Where we come from, what we go through, how we go through it; all this shit matters.” From as early on as season 2 of The Wire it’s clear to see that this show is going to be a crime epic. The second season shifts the focus to a completely different side of Baltimore, the port and […]

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