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

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

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

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