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    Film Analysis: The Matrix

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    Research Essay The Matrix is a 1999 science fiction film about the artificial intelligence computers enslaving mankind. The movie portrayed a cyberpunk, dystopian universe in which machines took over the whole of humanity and incarcerated them in a computer program known as the Matrix. The film displayed a constant battle between machines and humans. The Matrix became a popular film that was thought-provoking and full of ambiguities about the virtual world in computers and reality. The…

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    The movie The Matrix, released in the year 1999, was written and directed by Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski. The Matrix is a part of the science fiction genre. The definition of science fiction is fiction based on imagined future scientific or technological advances and major social or environmental changes, frequently portraying space or time travel and life on other planets. The Matrix is a good example of its class because it has space travel, when Neo and the group travel back and forth…

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    The Matrix Research Paper

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    Neo and everyone else has been living in is an illusion generated by a massive computer called the Matrix. He finds out that most human beings are not born, but are created by machines so that they can harvest their bioelectric and heat energy and fulfill their electricity needs. The minds of such people are imprisoned in an artificial reality known as the Matrix. Neo physically breaks free of the Matrix and, now in the real world, attempts to expose the illusion with Morpheus and other rebels.…

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    In a time where technology and cinematography were starting to come together, the Matrix became the major movie that showed the possibilities for what technology could do for cinematography. The Matrix is a thrill ride that not only entertains but also makes us question reality, which is a key talking point when it comes to philosophy. The Wachowskis (directors) used the technology at hand to their advantage to easily demonstrate multiple philosophical theories and make them simple for the…

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    explaining ‘The Matrix’ to Neo, Morpheus was flipping a handheld mirror in his hand. Further, the movie demonstrates the idea that the mind is one’s own worst enemy several times. The first time is when Neo is fighting Morpheus in the computer program. Neo is thinking to hard trying to beat Neo, his body follows his mind, and Neo’s mind believes he is in the real world, so his body is constrained by the laws of reality. Eventually Morpheus says, “You think that's air you're breathing?” (Matrix).…

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    In “The Matrix,” Neo makes the choice between the red (truth) pill and the blue (ignorance) pill. In the film Neo choses to know the truth because of all the crazy things he had recently seen, all the questions that were burning in his mind, and the limited time he had to choose. Although Neo chose to know the truth, there are many reasons one could choose either. Neo chooses the red pill because he has felt, and seen, that there was something “off” about his life. He was curious about who…

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    The Matrix: Film Analysis

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    Raghunthan (2011) provides a reflection from a scene in the movie “The Matrix” demonstrating a choice we all make in life. Morpheus gives Neo a choice between two pills—a red pill and a blue pill. "Take the blue pill," says Morpheus, "and the story ends. You awake in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe." "You take the red pill," he continues, "you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Remember: All I'm offering is the truth, nothing more. Morpheus…

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    Introduction The matrix is one of the most fascinating narratives piece of science fiction films ever been released in the late nineties, in the movie there are several distinct features that stimulates a lot of crucial questions about human existence, the world that we are living in and how we distinguish between what is real and what is not real. This piece of writing will analyze the Matrix film by means of sequence analysis, it will also focus on mis-en-scene and all elements that will…

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    The Matrix, Plato and Descartes There are several obvious similarities between these three works. In The Matrix, the protagonist Neo is a man who learns that his entire existence has been a lie. He has been living in a computer generated dream world along with the rest of humanity. His perceived reality was not actual, he has been deceived. The Matrix has created a false reality for him. Only once he has been given a pill is he able to awaken from his dream state and enter the ‘real world’…

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    The Matrix, on the other hand, is more than just a thought experiment. It is a narrative that is judged aesthetically, and as such its success requires that its creators produce something that will captivate and engage an audience. Carroll has asserted that, narratives, far from being complete, have gaps which need to be filled by the audience. That is, creators of narratives do not spell-out every detail of the narrative, instead, narratives rely on the elicitation of moral emotions from an…

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