Throwback Thursday: ‘The Matrix Reloaded’ (2003) gets almost too dense to penetrate, but … my god, those action sequences (Movie review)

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he Matrix” (1999) is one of those sci-fi films that rewards people paying close attention; to understand the specifics of the world is to feel like we’ve become a smarter person. It’s a challenging task, but doable. “The Matrix Reloaded” (2003), on the other hand, calls out for one of those “Movie Explained” YouTube videos that are so ubiquitous nowadays.

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Throwback Thursday: 20 years later, it’s still worth taking the red pill and entering the bleak but thrilling future of ‘The Matrix’ (1999) (Movie review)

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he Matrix” was a cultural phenomenon when it was released on March 31, 1999. It elevated Keanu Reeves from movie star to superstar and introduced the world to “bullet time” (the slow-motion portion of an action scene). It was a critical and commercial success, spawning two sequels and a series of animated shorts. Does it hold up 20 years later? Let’s take a look:

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