#1 Posted by menaceforever (3696 posts) - - Show Bio

Ok so am i the only one who thought that the matrix trilogy was the best trilogy ever. Some say that Matrix was boring,slow, and made no sense. The thing is if your not smart than you wont get the movie. Can you believe a San Fransisco News Critic gave this a 20%. I mean this scene should be more than enough to give it 50 at the least.

#2 Posted by YourNeighborhoodComicGeek (20231 posts) - - Show Bio

Everybody likes the Matrix. I don't hear anybody saying they hate it...

#3 Posted by CrimsonCake (2677 posts) - - Show Bio

@YourNeighborhoodComicGeek said:

Everybody likes the Matrix. I don't hear anybody saying they hate it...

True,I never heard one person say they hated it except for Revolution.

#4 Posted by blackadamFTW (7867 posts) - - Show Bio

The first one was the only good one.

#5 Posted by TheAnnihilator (1056 posts) - - Show Bio
Ok so am i the only one who thought that the matrix trilogy was the best trilogy ever.

Yes, you are.

#6 Posted by 0n1zuka (3715 posts) - - Show Bio

@blackadamFTW said:

The first one was the only good one.

Yeah, the sequels were a bit of a letdown IMO.

#7 Posted by JokerTheShining (178 posts) - - Show Bio

Some people will say it's anti-establishment, that's one of the negative things you'll hear about it.

It introduced a new concept on how to use slow motion technique therefore you can say it's one of those movie that's not friendly to the oldschool pauses and timing. Many of its artistic value is based on CGI, 3D mechanics.

So it's like Avatar in a lot of ways, weaponize against the oldschool indie flick's survival.

I did like the movie when I was a kid.

#8 Posted by menaceforever (3696 posts) - - Show Bio

Well they did steal the script and story of the first Matrix so it is obvious the last 2 were not as good. For having nothing to work with though they did a good job.,

#9 Posted by JediXMan (30546 posts) - - Show Bio

Everyone loves the first Matrix. It's the second and third that people don't like. Me, I didn't like Reloaded, but I liked Revolution.

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#10 Posted by TheAnnihilator (1056 posts) - - Show Bio
The thing is if your not smart than you wont get the movie

That's ironic.

You're*, won't*.

I love how people use the defense, "you just don't get it," when someone criticizes something they like.

#11 Posted by menaceforever (3696 posts) - - Show Bio

Ok I am not a grammar nazi but I didn't really care. Also, the matrix was a complex movie that you had to be smart and patient to understand.

#12 Edited by AweSam (7375 posts) - - Show Bio

Reloaded was the best. Third sucked.

@TheAnnihilator said:

The thing is if your not smart than you wont get the movie

That's ironic.

You're*, won't*.

I love how people use the defense, "you just don't get it," when someone criticizes something they like.

You just don't get it, man. The things and stuff.

#13 Posted by menaceforever (3696 posts) - - Show Bio

I did like Reloded the best mostly just because Morpheus got to kick some a$$

#14 Posted by cyberninja (10413 posts) - - Show Bio

  To say that The Matrix was a great movie would be an understatement.       

#15 Posted by menaceforever (3696 posts) - - Show Bio

That was awesome

#16 Posted by _Psy_ (3388 posts) - - Show Bio

Mega Man solos.

#17 Posted by SoA (4828 posts) - - Show Bio

@menaceforever: i liked the entire trilogy as well , yes the first was the best but thats with most trilogies lol

#18 Posted by menaceforever (3696 posts) - - Show Bio

@SoA: agreed

#19 Edited by FadeToBlackBolt (23334 posts) - - Show Bio
@menaceforever said:

Ok I am not a grammar nazi but I didn't really care. Also, the matrix was a complex movie that you had to be smart and patient to understand.

That's not really true. The Matrix is a mash up of a bunch of other works by smarter people. Take Ghost in the Shell, the Invisibles and a quick lesson in Descartes and you have the Matrix. 
 
That said, it's a great film.  
 
Reloaded is pretentious crap that violates its own rules, but with a few good action scenes. 

Revolutions is just an absolute abomination. Totally unwatchable. 
#20 Posted by menaceforever (3696 posts) - - Show Bio

The Matrix is a terminator prequel. So before any of the movies you mentioned would be irrelevant due to it coming out before the named movies

#21 Posted by _Psy_ (3388 posts) - - Show Bio

Mega Man solos the entire Matrix series. World is saved.

#22 Posted by The Stegman (24298 posts) - - Show Bio

The first one was good, the others got convoluted and weird.

#23 Posted by TheAnnihilator (1056 posts) - - Show Bio

@AweSam said:

Reloaded was the best. Third sucked.

@TheAnnihilator said:

The thing is if your not smart than you wont get the movie

That's ironic.

You're*, won't*.

I love how people use the defense, "you just don't get it," when someone criticizes something they like.

You just don't get it, man. The things and stuff.

Yeah, you're right. I just don't get how deep the exaggerated slow motion action sequences are.

@menaceforever said:

Ok I am not a grammar nazi but I didn't really care. Also, the matrix was a complex movie that you had to be smart and patient to understand.

Well it's a bold move insulting someone else's intelligence. No, it really isn't.

@FadeToBlackBolt said:

@menaceforever said:

Ok I am not a grammar nazi but I didn't really care. Also, the matrix was a complex movie that you had to be smart and patient to understand.

That's not really true. The Matrix is a mash up of a bunch of other works by smarter people. Take Ghost in the Shell, the Invisibles and a quick lesson in Descartes and you have the Matrix. That said, it's a great film. Reloaded is pretentious crap that violates its own rules, but with a few good action scenes. Revolutions is just an absolute abomination. Totally unwatchable.

QFT

#24 Posted by menaceforever (3696 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheAnnihilator: I never insulted anyone's intelligence.

#25 Posted by TheAnnihilator (1056 posts) - - Show Bio

@menaceforever said:

@TheAnnihilator: I never insulted anyone's intelligence.

Yes you did. You implied that not liking the movie means you don't understand it and therefore aren't smart.

#26 Posted by menaceforever (3696 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheAnnihilator: I said some people don't get the movie because they thought it was slow, boring and made no sense because they didn't have the patience or intellect to take in the movie. When i said you had to be patient and intelligent to understand the movie that's because you do. If you want straight action go see a different movie, if you want a movie that has no aspect of plot development or required knowledge watch another movie. I do know some people that understood the movie and did not like it because they just didn't like it . That's why i said some.

#27 Posted by TheAnnihilator (1056 posts) - - Show Bio

@menaceforever said:

@TheAnnihilator: I said some people don't get the movie because they thought it was slow, boring and made no sense because they didn't have the patience or intellect to take in the movie. When i said you had to be patient and intelligent to understand the movie that's because you do. If you want straight action go see a different movie, if you want a movie that has no aspect of plot development or required knowledge watch another movie. I do know some people that understood the movie and did not like it because they just didn't like it . That's why i said some.

I hate to burst your bubble, but the Matrix trilogy requires little to no intelligence.

#28 Posted by AweSam (7375 posts) - - Show Bio

@menaceforever said:

Ok I am not a grammar nazi but I didn't really care. Also, the matrix was a complex movie that you had to be smart and patient to understand.

The Matrix was fairly simple.

#29 Posted by ssejllenrad (12847 posts) - - Show Bio

@The Stegman said:

The first one was good, the others got convoluted and weird.

Sums it up.

@AweSam said:

@menaceforever said:

Ok I am not a grammar nazi but I didn't really care. Also, the matrix was a complex movie that you had to be smart and patient to understand.

The Matrix was fairly simple.

Yes it was. It tries to be complex at the start but they pretty much fed the twist to the audience via silverspoon when Morpheus explained things.

#30 Posted by ImmortalOne (3434 posts) - - Show Bio

The first one was the really good one. The sequels went downhill, but I think people give it more hate than it deserves.

#31 Posted by menaceforever (3696 posts) - - Show Bio

^This^

#32 Posted by _Zombie_ (10441 posts) - - Show Bio

The first film was good. The second film is where it veered off into crap. Revolutions was just.. ugh.

#33 Posted by ssejllenrad (12847 posts) - - Show Bio

You know how you know the first one is good? Cause it was critically acclaimed and a box office hit despite Keanu's crappy acting.

#34 Posted by HolySerpent (12535 posts) - - Show Bio

The matrix trilogy was fcking amazing. I actually belive each sequel was better than the last.

also lot of people didn't undertsnad the matrix entirely. It wasnt just a bunch if action sequences.

#35 Posted by TheAnnihilator (1056 posts) - - Show Bio

@HolySerpent: I strongly disagree with your first statement.

There really isn't much to understand with the Matrix trilogy. There's far deeper and more thought-provoking works out there.

#36 Posted by HolySerpent (12535 posts) - - Show Bio

of coarse there's more thought provoking movies out there. That doesn't change the fact that the matrix wasn't just an action movie. Im just saying some people didn't understand it. That's why there sites dedicated to explaining the matrix trilogy

#37 Posted by Hawk80 (351 posts) - - Show Bio

The Matrix - 200% Love

Reloaded - Like (it's only half movie)

Revolution - Hate / Vomit

#38 Posted by Deadcool (6810 posts) - - Show Bio

I have them on DVD, I love them...

#39 Posted by Glitch_Spawn (17132 posts) - - Show Bio

They were damn good ya, well the ending of Revolutions was sort of a disappointment

#40 Posted by TDK_1997 (14889 posts) - - Show Bio

The first movie was the only one that I enjoyed but it is a good trilogy.

#41 Posted by guttridgeb (4832 posts) - - Show Bio

I loved the first but the second and thrid were pretty bad. The scene with Neo fighting the agent guys for what felt like half an hour (I don't know how long it actually was) was just irritating

#42 Posted by HBKTimHBK (5242 posts) - - Show Bio

I liked Reloaded and the original, I haven't given Revolutions much of a chance.

#43 Edited by Suprman (442 posts) - - Show Bio

I did like the first one, second got pointlessly convoluted by the end and the third was a mess. Matrix was groundbreaking for it's use of special effects, not because of it's story. The idea of fabricated realities has been in science fiction for decades before The Matrix, look at films like Total Recall.

#44 Posted by Nefarious (20233 posts) - - Show Bio

Like others, my favorite was the first movie.

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#45 Posted by Deranged Midget (17599 posts) - - Show Bio

@JediXMan said:

Everyone loves the first Matrix. It's the second and third that people don't like. Me, I didn't like Reloaded, but I liked Revolution.

I was indifferent towards Revolution but I liked Reloaded.

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#46 Posted by TheAnnihilator (1056 posts) - - Show Bio

@HolySerpent said:

of coarse there's more thought provoking movies out there. That doesn't change the fact that the matrix wasn't just an action movie. Im just saying some people didn't understand it. That's why there sites dedicated to explaining the matrix trilogy

This is true, it wasn't just an action movie. However, these sites are people digging for things and making them up, like the Indoctrination Theory. Or maybe they really did have trouble understanding such a simple movie.