the matrix

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

Book Review: Hugh Howey’s WOOL Prequel – SHIFT

Hugh Howey has become something of a publishing phenomenon. His self-published five book Wool series has become an online phenomenon and the movie right shave been picked up by none other than the mighty Ridley Scott. Howey has returned to the well [...]

June 9, 2013

1999: A Movie Year In Review (Part Two)

Welcome to Part 2 of our 1999 Movie Retrospective. The final year of the last century was one hell of a cinematic ride and it offered some outstanding films for lovers of cinema. Now be aware that this is not a definitive list of the films released [...]

May 15, 2012

Review: Angelina Jolie And James McAvoy In WANTED

Based on the graphic novel of the same name, Wanted opens with Matrix-esque gun battle, complete with a determined man in a dark suit leaping from one building to another, before launching into a bullet fuelled fight. The film then cuts to yet [...]

April 6, 2012

DVD Review: Liam Neeson Does His Action Thing In UNKNOWN

In recent years Liam Neeson has re-imagined himself as the thinking man’s aging action hero. Taken saw him…er take his career to the next level, and he followed it up with The A-Team and now Unknown – a film, if the marketing materials [...]

March 31, 2012

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