Tag: The Wachowskis

Why Fandom Has Gone Too Far

Why Fandom Has Gone Too Far

I find the concept of fandom contagious because there are certain fandoms that can't handle changes they don't want. For example, my favorite films of all time, Ang Lee's Hulk (2003) and James Mangold's Logan (2017) were criticized for being "different" or "intense and gloomy". Other films, especially by M. Night Shyamalan and the Wachowskis … Continue reading Why Fandom Has Gone Too Far

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Top Ten: Sci-Fi Films That Changed Film History

Top Ten: Sci-Fi Films That Changed Film History

Christian Frates here and I am picking ten science fiction films that changed the history of film since its release in any order, even though some of them are not my personal favorites. I am excluding sequels or prequels. 10. Donnie Darko (2001):┬áThis acclaimed flop was able to give us tons of questions rather than … Continue reading Top Ten: Sci-Fi Films That Changed Film History

Why The Matrix Trilogy Is Better For Intellectuals Compared To Star Wars

Why The Matrix Trilogy Is Better For Intellectuals Compared To Star Wars

Millions of people since 1977 love the Star Wars franchise, but once The Matrix (1999) arrived mere months before Episode I, there was a rise of intellectualism in science fiction films. While The Matrix Trilogy concluded with both The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003) and other tie-in media, Star Wars kept going, … Continue reading Why The Matrix Trilogy Is Better For Intellectuals Compared To Star Wars

Button Mashers: The Matrix Path of Neo

Button Mashers: The Matrix Path of Neo

A video game adaptation of mostly The Matrix (1999) and a few scenes of The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003), the Wachowski sisters have shifted the focus to Neo with extra parts not found in other Matrix-related stories. The game uses the combat skills first utilized in Enter the Matrix (2003) but … Continue reading Button Mashers: The Matrix Path of Neo

Terrible Truths: Aaliyah in The Matrix Reloaded & Revolutions

Terrible Truths: Aaliyah in The Matrix Reloaded & Revolutions

Aaliyah (1979-2001) was a very important singer of the ever-changing pop and R&B music, that was later improved by Beyonce and Rihanna. She was attached for the role of Zee in both The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003) and got the part. She filmed some of her scenes before her untimely death … Continue reading Terrible Truths: Aaliyah in The Matrix Reloaded & Revolutions

Never Be Bogged Down By Negative Publicity

I noticed that certain films I really love such as Hulk (2003), Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017), Getaway (2013), Dragonball Evolution (2009), Jupiter Ascending (2015), Ghost in the Shell (2017) and The Matrix Reloaded (2003) have have polarized many people, especially in the dawn of the internet. When I noticed Ghostbusters … Continue reading Never Be Bogged Down By Negative Publicity

Inspirations: Lilly & Lana Wachowski

Inspirations: Lilly & Lana Wachowski

Both Lana (1965-Present) and Lilly Wachowski (1967-Present) are very brilliant, detail-oriented and mathematical film directors, comic book writers and game designers from Chicago. The Wachowski sisters are well known for creating The Matrix (1999), Bound (1996), Speed Racer (2008), Cloud Atlas (2012), Jupiter Ascending (2015) and Sense8 (2015). They were able to take a multitude … Continue reading Inspirations: Lilly & Lana Wachowski