Despite the Movie, This Mech From The Matrix Revolutions Is Marvelous

It's pretty clear those Wachowskis didn't have much of a storyline gameplan for Neo and company after the first Matrix film, but one good thing to come from those two forgettable sequels is threezero's wonderfully-detailed miniature version of the Armored Personnel Units—or APU for short—from The Matrix Revolutions. » 2/09/15 4:31pm 2/09/15 4:31pm

Keanu Reeves couldn't kick in The Matrix--and six other factoids

CineFix sums up Keanu Reeves in The Matrix hilariously: he gets his ass kicked, learns to kick ass and then promptly kicks everyone's ass. The problem that you maybe didn't know? Keanu actually couldn't kick in the movie's epic fight scenes. » 1/26/15 10:33pm 1/26/15 10:33pm

The Matrix Trilogy summarized in less than 3 minutes

Red pill or blue pill. This TL;DW 2.5 minute summary of The Matrix Trilogy hilariously compares those opposing views on how to interpret The Matrix and nails the important parts of The Matrix 2 and 3: the Oracle does things, the KFC guy shows up with TVs and there is a crazy DragonBall Z fight scene. » 10/15/14 7:55pm 10/15/14 7:55pm

8-bit game version of The Matrix is a better movie than its sequels

Being better than a Matrix sequel is not saying much, I know. But after recently re-watching the whole trilogy (and enjoying it!), it's still nuts how much better the first one was. The action sequences in the sequels may have been more insane but this 8-bit game version of The Matrix brings back more fond memories… » 9/23/14 10:45pm 9/23/14 10:45pm

Hilarious video replaces all the sounds in The Matrix with 8-bit sounds

Like most people with eyeballs, I've scrubbed the memory of The Matrix sequels from the creases of my brain. That's why I had so much fun when I watched this scene from The Matrix Reloaded. Oh and hearing 8-bit sounds instead of real noises makes it way more enjoyable. It's an action comedy movie now! » 8/06/14 8:25pm 8/06/14 8:25pm

It's shocking to see how many movie scenes were copied in The Matrix

The video by Culturegraphy shows the super close relationship between The Matrix and a bunch of other movies (including Total Recall!). The split-screen comparisons are shocking because you can see how closely some of the choreography and visual cues match up. » 6/05/14 8:24pm 6/05/14 8:24pm

Everything Wrong With The Matrix (Just Kidding The Matrix Is Perfect)

Yes, this 12-minute video expertly dissects all of the inconsistencies, logical fallacies, and plot conveniences that plague 1999's The Matrix. But what it fails to take into consideration is that The Matrix is perfect, and no amount of nitpicking will ever change that. » 4/15/14 5:24pm 4/15/14 5:24pm

The Honest Truth About The Matrix

It's been 14 years since The Matrix came out in theaters and became one of our favorite sci-fi movies ever. It's been 10 years since The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions straggled onto screens and changed the way we thought about one of our favorite sci-fi movies ever. Honest Trailers smacks down the series… » 10/01/13 9:03pm 10/01/13 9:03pm

Flies See the World in Matrix-Style Slow Motion

If you've ever sat puzzling over a fly's ability to outmaneuver your swift slap of death almost every. single. time—puzzle no more. According to science, you're just measly Agent Smith to the bug's Neo; new research shows that a creature's perception of time is directly related to its size, meaning flies live in a… » 9/16/13 12:40pm 9/16/13 12:40pm

The Whole of The Matrix in Just 60 Seconds

For the terminally impatient or those just short of time, here's everything that happens in The Matrix crammed into just 60 seconds of animation. » 3/08/13 8:13am 3/08/13 8:13am

Terrifying Tentacle Showerhead Can Reach Your Every Nook And Cranny

I'm assuming who ever created this tentacle showerhead was inspired by those Sentinel creatures in The Matrix films. That, or Medusa, except that these appendages don't slither or turn you to stone. » 2/23/12 12:40pm 2/23/12 12:40pm

Nikon Setting Up 360-Degree Matrix Camera Array on MTV Movie Awards Red…

Take 50 Nikon D700s, arrange them in a circle, get them all to fire at once, then play them back in sequence, and you get a crazy 360 array—like the kind used in The Matrix—live on the red carpet of the MTV Movie Awards. » 5/28/09 4:20pm 5/28/09 4:20pm

Japanese Matrix Trilogy Blu-ray Collection Arrives in the Nebuchadnezzar

Japan, not content to be our betters with just internet service providers » 9/28/08 4:00pm 9/28/08 4:00pm, is upping the ante again with this extravagant Ultimate Matrix Collection Blu-ray limited edition set. Available only in the Land of the Rising Sun, this set includes a 7-disc collection, which can be stored inside a 2-foot model of the . The…

Ultimate Matrix Collection On Blu-ray October 14

The previously DVD and HD DVD-only Ultimate Matrix Collection » 7/29/08 4:39pm 7/29/08 4:39pm is headed to Blu-ray October 14, which will be pretty much the same as the HD DVD version. It'll have 35 hours of extras, picture-in-picture commentary and a price tag of $130. If you were that big a Matrix fan to spend $130 on this, you probably already…

Scientists Working on Matrix-esque Brain-Computer Interface

A team at Caltech is working on a MEMS-based robot probe that will be able to slowly creep electrodes into your brain to connect up to specific neurons. Creepy indeed, but with potential uses for advanced control of prosthetic limbs, Luke Skywalker-style. But the idea has greater potential for "state-of-the-art… » 5/28/08 8:20am 5/28/08 8:20am

FrogConcept Facemask Makes Any Dystopian Future a Happy Funtime Land

When the future goes to crap in the next 10 years or so, and anarchy rules as humanity falls into a deep, dark pit of despair, this alternate reality mask concept from Frog Design will be there to soften the blow. Invoking mental images of cowed sheep, Aldous Huxley's soma and even the Matrix, Frog Designs describes… » 5/17/08 2:00pm 5/17/08 2:00pm

Family Guy Enters The Matrix

If someone had asked me right when I woke up this morning if I expected to see an superb Family Guy/Matrix trailer mashup—I'd probably have searched YouTube for it later—but I'd have done so quite incredulously. [via newlaunches]
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Super Soaker Inventor Working on Way To Harvest Heat From Humans…

Who didn't like Super Soakers as a kid? You pump it a lot, it builds pressure, then it shoots liquid. In many ways, they were very similar to humans, which is why Lonnie Johnson, its inventor, is looking for ways to use harvest waste heat from humans to power a tiny Johnson system. The full name is the Johnson… » 2/08/08 3:30pm 2/08/08 3:30pm