We follow the white rabbit through The Wachowskis’ “The Matrix” and discuss:
- Cinematography, slomo, cheap b-roll, fight choreography;
- Story & writing, world-building cool sh*t through story structure;
- and other such stuff and things and stuff.
“I think that technologies are morally neutral until we apply them. It’s only when we use them for good or for evil that they become good or evil.“ – William Gibson
Notes & References:
The Pacific Coast Highway (PCH)
Music referenced: Maggie Rogers, Portishead, Tony Rich Project, Sublime
William Gibson’s “Neuromancer”
*Wes note 1: I know Crouching Tiger came after The Matrix, I was trying to say Crouching Tiger as well as films that predate The Matrix
*Wes note 2: Todd was correct! Agent Smith himself takes over the cell phone bystander which does further cement the idea that Agent Smith is doing a great job of monitoring citizens and trying to catch up to Neo which he ultimately does at the ringing phone
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