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  • What with The Matrix, Avatar and now this, lying twitching in your sleep with electrodes stuck to your head could be the new rock'n'roll.

    Inception

  • Its just as well Philip K Dick is dead, or the producers of The Matrix would owe him an awful lot of money...

    Through the Mirror

  • After all, is not the pinnacle of human learning that model seen in The Matrix, where one need only jack into the system, flutter their eyelids for a few seconds, and come away with a degree in rocket science?

    E-learning: the fad that's lasted 30 years

  • I prefer to think that the real BSG writers died in a meteor crash after the second season, so this great series remains unfinished, like The Matrix which never had any sequels.

    You Will Know the Disgrace, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • That, in short, is the premise of The Matrix, which appears to be set in the present -- that is where its hero, Neo (Keanu Reeves), thinks he is -- but is actually set in 2199, when artificial-intelligence machines rule the world, and humans are merely the crops they grow to supply energy.

    What Cyberdreams May Come

  • Science fiction hasn't forgotten: the popularity of The Matrix and its sequels proves that it's still in the public mind.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • However I must call you on breeching your own protocal, as The Matrix is rate R.

    Lazy Thursday Blues: The Movie Return

  • It's the trailer for The Matrix, with Kermit as Neo.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • It is a tempting shorthand, made all the more powerful by its association with The Matrix.

    November 2004

  • The proposed division would also allow Warner Bros. to create more binding and flexible relationships with favored directors like The Matrix 's Wachowski brothers, who made their directorial debut with the small-budget 1996 Gramercy Pictures film Bound, and Christopher Nolan.

    Satisfying Mr. Soderbergh: Warner's Executive Search

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