The Matrix: A 20th Anniversary Retrospective – Enter The Matrix

As the final part of my dive into the world of ‘The Matrix’, I take a look at this disappointing tie-in game.

Taking place right after ‘The Final Flight of the Osiris’ and before ‘The Matrix Reloaded’, this game promised to bridge the gaps. And what you get lore-wise is really great. It’s just a shame that you have to play this deeply flawed game to experience it.

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The Matrix: A 20th Anniversary Retrospective – The Matrix Comics

Being fans of comic books and graphic novels, it makes sense that another part of The Wachowski’s vision for their shared universe would be these two collected volumes – originally published on the official Matrix site.

Each story is by a different established artist or writer. So, like ‘The Animatrix’, the quality is all over the place. But they present enough interesting ideas to make them both well worth a read.

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My Top 5 Films of 2017 (So Far)

So far so good; 2017 is shaping up to be pretty fantastic year for cinema. Sure there’s been some duds but there’s also been some sure-to-be future classics too.

Perhaps most surprisingly though is the fact that a lot of these aren’t coming from the usual avant-garde places, but rather from big bad Hollywood.

Read on, tell me if you agree with my picks, and let me know what your favourite films of 2017 have been!

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The Neon Demon Review

Beauty isn’t everything. It’s the only thing. If it wasn’t for a few controversial scenes, I’d argue that The Neon Demon is almost Refn’s most accessible film. Unlike Drive and Only God Forgives there is a lot of dialogue, and less scenes of (the often parodied) staring. It begins simply, a girl wants to make […]

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100 Words or Less – Constantine

Title – Constantine Released – 2005 Director – Francis Lawrence Starring – Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Shia LaBeouf Review – Constantine is an underrated supernatural film staring the incomparable Keanu Reeves. Reeves brings his own unique acting style to the film, and along with other great actors like Peter Stormare Constantine  becomes something really special. Sure, it isn’t faithful to its comic […]

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