The Matrix

Storytelling techniques we rarely see in the movies anymore

Ryan Lambie Odd List Oct 14, 2014

From long credits to bullet time, here are a few techniques and film conventions we don't see in the movies these days...

50 bizarre examples of movie tie-ins and merchandise

Wil Jones Odd List Sep 26, 2014

Movie merchandise is big business. But some people will try and slap the name of The Avengers or Batman on anything...

Looking back at the Matrix sequels

Mark Harrison Feature May 30, 2014

Mark looks back at the much-reviled Matrix sequels and asks: what went wrong?

How the year 1999 changed cinema forever

Simon Brew Feature Apr 25, 2014

From Star Wars and Austin Powers to Magnolia and Being John Malkovich, 1999 was a turning point in mainstream cinema. Here's why...

10 dark edgy blockbusters that got through the studio system

Simon Brew Top 10 Mar 21, 2014

Movie studios like their films to be pretty safe. But every now and then, an expensive, dark and edgy project comes through the system...

The James Clayton Column: Sci-fi dread and the meaning of life

James
James Clayton Feature Mar 14, 2014

With Terry Gilliam's The Zero Theorem out today, James ponders the meaning of life and the movies...

Rumours resurface of new Matrix trilogy

Simon Brew News Mar 3, 2014

Are The Wachowskis working on a brand new trilogy of Matrix movies?

Top 50 movies with ingenious costume design

Rebecca Clough Odd List Jan 24, 2014

How much can you tell about a character from their clothes? Quite a lot, it turns out. Rebecca counts down 50 amazing costume designs...

Transcendence and the return of the 90s cyber thriller

Ryan Lambie Feature Jan 10, 2014

With tech thriller Transcendence out this year, Hollywood seems to be revisiting its 90s fascination with virtual reality, Ryan writes...

50 movie plot holes and paradoxes

NP Horton Odd List Aug 16, 2013

Even the best films have their flaws. Here's Nick's list of 50 movie holes and unexplainable paradoxes...

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