THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS
Writer/Director: Lana Wachowski
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jessica Henwick, Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, Priyanka Chopra Jonas
It’s been over twenty years since The Matrix changed Hollywood. Like so many beloved films and heroes, it’s back and we’re asked once again to choose between the red pill and the blue pill and plug back in for in The Matrix Resurrections. Visionary director Lana Wachowski returns to the world she created, but like all things, time and space are not what they once were. In the thrilling opening, the character Bugs notes, “This is where it all began. This is where he began.” Bugs is referring to Neo or Thomas Anderson as he’s known in the real world. Bugs is on a dangerous mission to find Neo, but Thomas Anderson is a living a different life. He’s created a series of popular Matrix games, and now Warner Brothers wants him to create a fourth cashing on this reboot trend. The line between fiction and reality starts to blur when he meets a single mom of three named Tiffany. She’s played by Carrie-Ann Moss but has no recollection of her past as Trinity. The appearance of former friends and foes becomes all too much for Thomas Anderson and he must choose which path to go down if he wants to find Trinity.
Here’s my review