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Why did we dodge this? mediating story, stunts and special effects through the Matrix's bullet time

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Visually spectacular and narratively innovative, The Matrix (the Wachowski Siblings, 1999) was a pioneer in action cinema. The film popularised late-'90s cyberpunk for a wider audience, broached incisive notions of dystopia at the dawn of the household internet, and broke star Keanu Reeves out of the typecast character he had fashioned with the Bill and Ted movies.

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Comerford, C. "Why did we dodge this? mediating story, stunts and special effects through the Matrix's bullet time." Peephole Journal (2018): 1.

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Abstract


  • Visually spectacular and narratively innovative, The Matrix (the Wachowski Siblings, 1999) was a pioneer in action cinema. The film popularised late-'90s cyberpunk for a wider audience, broached incisive notions of dystopia at the dawn of the household internet, and broke star Keanu Reeves out of the typecast character he had fashioned with the Bill and Ted movies.

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Comerford, C. "Why did we dodge this? mediating story, stunts and special effects through the Matrix's bullet time." Peephole Journal (2018): 1.

Start Page


  • 1