The Matrix Film


The Matrix film of 1999 was an American-Australian fiction movie of a science nature that was written and at the same time directed by the Wachowski Brothers. The film shows a dystopian future where the reality as viewed by many human beings is indeed a simulated reality giving the film the name, “Matrix” created through sentiment machines to pacify the human populace while the electrical activity and heat of their bodies are utilized as sources of energy. Computer programmer, Neo gets to know the truth behind this and is gotten into a rebellion against these machines that involves other individuals who have been set free from the dream world.

In this film, Thomas Anderson is a man leading two lives. During the day he is just a common computer programmer and during the night he lives a hacker by the name Neo. Neo has over the time questioned about his reality, but the fact is far beyond what he can see or imagine. Neo becomes a target of the police and realizes it when Morpheus contacts him. Morpheus is a legendary computer hacked marked by the government as a terrorist. Morpheus alerted Neo about the reality in the world, an emaciated wasteland where many people have been taken up by a race of machines that live off the electrochemical and heat energy of the human body who confine their minds inside an artificial reality now known as the Matrix. As an insurgent against, Neo goes back to the Matrix and challenges the agents: super-powerful programs of computer committed to putting out Neo and the whole human rebellion.

The Matrix film has overly been known for propagating a visual effect referred to as “bullet time” where the increased perception of some characters is showed through the permission of the action inside a shot to advance in a slow-motion as the viewpoint of the camera seems to move over the scene at an ordinary speed. This film is a model of the cyberpunk technical science fiction category. It has a lot of references to religious and philosophical ideas and conspicuously gives reverence to such works as Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. The approach taken by the Wachowski brothers to action scenes are based on their admiration for the animation of Japanese as well as martial art films. The use of wire futechniques and choreographers from Hong Kong action cinema in the film was persuasive based on ensuing productions of Hollywood film action.

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