“The Matrix” is a computer animated dream world pulled over your eyes to blind you from the truth, it is designed by the machines to keep the human race under control. It tricks the mind into believing us that we have a choice, and we choose our destiny, when in truth we are just a energy source for the machines. The “Matrix” is a thriller set in the future. The movie poses the question what is real? Throughout the Movie there is many theme’s and biblical symbolism, some see Neo as Christ, Morpheus as John the Baptist, or the movie as a fairy tale and Neo is Alice from “Alice in Wonderland“. All these views are arguable and there is plenty of evidence throughout the movie. The Agents in the movie can be compared to Americas Elite counter terrorism units. The Wachowski brothers made a great movie using a wide variety of symbolism, they kept the audience gripped with interest with excellent action scenes, as well as planting very thoughtful philosophical question.
A major theme that is portrayed in the film is “ Prophecy”, “Truth“ and “Freedom“. The word “ prophecy” refers to “ the foretelling of prediction of what is to come” The oracle that Morpheus takes Neo to talk to see if he is the one can be seen as a symbol for prophecy. In the movie the Oracle predicts many events that are going to happen throughout the movie. The oracles predictions come true. At the end of the movie Trinity is talking to Neo when he is dead, before he comes back to life Trinity tells Neo “ The Oracle told me that I would fall in love, and that man, a man who I loved would be the one. So you see you can’t be dead. You can’t because I love you“. Another theme in the movie is Truth and what is the Truth. Neo learns that the truth he thought he was living as Thomas Anderson is actually false and that the truth is actually a false reality known as the matrix. Neo first rejects this truth by saying, “ I don’t believe it”, his belief at that certain time did not make the matrix any...
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