The Matrix Resurrections pushes nostalgia buttons, but does little else

The Matrix Resurrections pushes nostalgia buttons, but does little else

By Dmitry Pauk, a journalist and reporter who enjoys all forms of entertainment, including, but not limited to, PC games, slapping the bass and common sense into people.

Lana Wachowski’s The Matrix Resurrections had a tough task before it: To bring back to life a legendary franchise dragged down by lousy sequels almost two decades ago. All it managed to do is make the body twitch in familiar ways.

The first Matrix movie in 1999 was perhaps one of the most important movies of its time. The story blew people’s minds, and the revolutionary visuals would inspire filmmakers for decades to come. The sequels were arguably not nearly as good, but overall, it’s safe to say the trilogy became a staple of its time.

Now, over 20 years later, the ‘sequel-itis’ disease plaguing Hollywood has gotten to the Matrix franchise, and so now we have the fourth installment, ‘The Matrix Resurrections’.

So,…

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