The Matrix

ThunderCats and the impact of Japanese animation on film

Ryan Lambie Feature
May 5, 2016

The ThunderCats opening, Ryan argues, is one of the best pieces of animation ever. Here's how it predates modern, CGI action scenes...

Assassin’s Creed movie is inspired by The Matrix

Simon Brew News
Feb 9, 2016

The Assassin’s Creed is heavy on the stunts and lighter on the green screen too, says Michael Fassbender...

Kiss Me First: Channel 4 and Netflix unite for Matrix-inspired series

Rob Leane News
Jan 15, 2016

Lottie Moggach’s Kiss Me First novel, inspired in part by The Matrix, is in production as a Channel 4/Netflix collaboration…

How to spot an undercover agent (according to the movies)

Wil Jones Feature
Sep 3, 2015

To salute the release of American Ultra, we hunt down the subtle ways to spot an undercover agent on the big screen...

Mr Robot episode 1 review: eps1.0_hellofriend.mov

Frances Roberts Review
Jun 26, 2015

Promising new USA Network cyber-hacking drama Mr Robot may be a throwback to the late-nineties, but that's no bad thing...

Have kung fu films lost their punch?

Katie Wong Feature
Apr 29, 2015

Since its heyday, kung fu seems to be giving way to other action genres, but could it be making a comeback?

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...

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