“It feels fresh as hell, somehow taking the chores of the second and third films and transubstantiating them. It’s retroactive cinematic triage, and it’s kind of miraculous.”
Browsing: the matrix
“That’s a problem with popular culture: these films are profoundly thought through, but it’s too easy to look cool, have a cool haircut, and have a gun, and you think that’s all you need to do in life.”
20 years on, the film stands tall as a sci-fi epic that also encouraged viewers to explore some big philosophical questions.