It seems to be a law of the Internet that, whenever someone mentions the Wachowskis’ 1999 film The Matrix, someone must inevitably snarks, “It’s a shame they never made any sequels.” Sure, the first sequel, The Matrix Reloaded, never reaches the heights of its predecessor, but it also isn’t worth tossing aside.
After the first Matrix—a movie not without fault but at least entertaining and unique in its aesthetic—the entire franchise went to hell. Matrix Reloaded was particularly offensive, even with Monica Bellucci.
Nowadays, when you go see a big movie, you assume everything is going to be computer animation and greenscreen, and nothing is real. But a lot of the biggest, craziest movie stunts, past and present, have been entirely practical. Here are some of the most complicated stunt sequences that were created in reality.
It never fails: You're 30 pages from the end of a book, or 15 minutes from the end of a movie, and you start to wonder, "How are they going to wrap all this up in the time remaining?" And then... they don't. Which book or movie ends on the most frustrating cliffhanger?
We've all been there. You walk out of a movie thinking you had a pretty good time. And then, you find out you're on your own. Worse yet, your friends raise such strong points, you wind up agreeing with them. What movie did your crew talk you into hating?
What if Iron Man 2 sucks? Or the finale of Lost leaves us cold? Why do you care so much about things that don't care about you? It's possible that you're in an abusive relationship with pop culture.
To celebrate the season of egg-dyeing and bonnet-wearing, we decided to pull together all of our favorite movie Easter Eggs for your holiday enjoyment. Here's hoping the Easter Bunny brings you a Sumatran Rat Monkey in your basket.
When science fiction decides to get all deep and philosophical, it always comes down to questions of free will. Do we choose our actions, or are they already totally predictable to someone who could glimpse the future? For example, Terminator 3 caused a lot of controversy with an ending that suggests John Connor can't…
Milla Jovovich's weird strappy leotard and crazy talk beguile Bruce Willis into helping her jet away from the cops in his flying taxi. He swerves through CGI tunnels at a breakneck pace. It's another one of the greatest car chases in science fiction, according to us as well as you, the readers. Click through for more…