The electronic dream of the Matrix
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The electronic dream of the Matrix

We are slaves to the machine and technology, our fixed eyes on the screen; the Matrix and its cybernetic world didn’t teach us anything, just the desire to be controlled.
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2018-08-11

The best cyberpunk movie: The Matrix

Cyberpunk science fiction movie The Matrix, was popularised by it's visual effect known as bullet time, to which Keanu Reeves played the leading role in the 1999 science fiction film called The Matrix. Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss were just a few of the major Hollywood stars that won four Academy Awards, BAFTA Awards and grossed over $400 million dollars worldwide with this unusual and fantasy sci-fi movie, taking inspiration from martial arts films and Japanese animation.

Now being renowned for one of the greatest science fiction films of all times, both written and directed by The Wachowskis. The Matrix contained many philosophical ideas and religious antidotes relating to historic story tales from the great Lewis Carroll and Plato's theory of life and existence.

The Matrix was created by sentient machines, to deplete the human race and existence with the main thread focusing on Thomas Anderson a computer programmer living a double life as Neo who was a computer hacker and enters into the cryptic cyberspace of the Matrix.

This well scripted and imaginary movie structured the vision of the 21st century and humans being taken over by the machines of that time. Entering into the Matrix allows the movie to relate to the Oracle, a prophet who predicts the emergence of the One. Relating to old testaments and history from centuries ago that Oracles, sages and great wise men of that time directed life.

Don Davis composed the film's score, introducing the sound effects for the fight scenes, punches, whipping sounds. Focusing the theme on reflections, incorporating the orchestral elements by allowing the machines to come alive. With his outstanding instruments used to portray the inner and outer world of the unknown.
Tag: cyberpunk, thematrix, mnemonic, riseofthemachines, biotechchronicles