The Matrix

The top 12 virtual reality movies of the 1990s

Ryan Lambie Odd List Mar 10, 2015

The Lawnmower Man. The Matrix. Brainscan? We try to rank all the virtual reality films the 1990s had to offer...

Comparing the virtual realms of Inception and eXistenZ

Ryan Lambie Feature Mar 10, 2015

Although released over a decade apart, Christopher Nolan's Inception shares many parallels with David Cronenberg's cult sci-fi, eXistenZ...

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...

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