Naomi Peters Axia Student
January 7, 2011
Dr. Sharon Hanscom
The Matrix movie has become a powerful cultural symbol, a metaphor for the information cybernetic age. The Matrix movie relies on one of the oldest clichés in an average normal movie. The concepts about the movie are a hero meeting a girl who gives his life meaning, and then a new twist begins. The central story of the Matrix goes back to similar movie history. A man wakes up one day to find the world around him is a fraud, so much smoke and mirrors to conceal the reality that enslaves him. He then acquires the self-discipline needed to free his mind and with that to show other people the way. In today’s society we are consistently surrounded around technology. Filmmakers use computers to make virtual reality characters come to life. Computers are used to make an appearance of the movie high-tech with marvelous sound.
The Matrix shows some high-technical engineering in the movie with slow motion features. The Matrix took science fiction in a different direction from the 20th Century. The Matrix has been seen as something of a metaphor. In societies dominated by modern conditions of production, life is presented as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that is showed in the movie was directly lived as a receded into a representation.
The Matrix movie tells how a society interacts with new technology. I’ve watched the movie several times to get a better understanding what the main purpose. The movie characters play virtual reality life concepts. However, the Matrix is about how computers control the universe in the future, which they use humans as batteries to provide energy that keeps the Matrix going. They had a lot of scene where it was silent and all I heard is the ambience of the characters loud and clear.
I personally, like the movie The Matrix, beyond the ethereal interpretations there is the mechanical view of computer... [continues]
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