the matrix

Blu-ray Review: WORLD ON A WIRE Is The Matrix 1.0

Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s epic 1973 science fiction television film, World On A Wire still packs an impressive gut punch 50 years after it first hit the screen. Fassbinder’s neo-noir is a precursor to The Matrix, a film which blends [...]

February 19, 2019

The Lost Art Of The Summer Blockbuster

In the last couple of days Movies In Focus re-watched Renny Harlin’s Deep Blue Sea (1999) and Martin Campbell’s The Mask Of Zorro (1998). These films probably don’t rank high on anyone’s ‘favourite movies list’ but they’re two [...]

April 9, 2017

We Don’t Want A Reboot Of THE MATRIX

Why do we need a reboot of The Matrix? The Matrix is one of the defining movies in cinema history. It came from nowhere back in 1999 and changed the face of how science fiction and action movies were made. The Wachowskis tapped into something that [...]

March 15, 2017

Enter The Matrix: The Career Of The Wachowski Siblings

The Wachowskis siblings are often described as visionary directors celebrated for their orginaility, creativity and visually stunning work. Jupiter Ascending is undoubtedly unique in an era of remakes and sequels, this is a spectacle that really [...]

June 16, 2015

THE MATRIX – Fifteen Years On

Fifteen years – that’s how long it has been since The Matrix hit screens and helped change the face of cinema in the late ‘90s/early ‘00s. It gave us the Wachowskis, it gave us wire-fu, it gave us bullet time – it gave us cinematic hope. [...]

April 2, 2014

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