HUMMEL Review: The Matrix Resurrections

There is never going to be a great sequel to The Matrix. The Wachowskis tried twice already and failed twice. The original film is perfect, complete, and impossible to follow up in a reasonably cathartic or emotionally resonant way. More to the point, the Wachowskis never wanted to make a sequel to The Matrix. TheContinue reading “HUMMEL Review: The Matrix Resurrections”

No Way Home Indeed – 10 Spoilery Thoughts on Spider-Man: No Way Home

SPOILERS AHEAD FOR SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME I really liked Spider-Man: No Way Home. That’s not saying much of course. Spider-Man is one of the most popular superheroes and this is the seventh major film of his we’ve gotten since 2000. Still, we’ve gone through long periods of time when good Spider-Man content was few andContinue reading “No Way Home Indeed – 10 Spoilery Thoughts on Spider-Man: No Way Home”

The Matrix, Platonism and The Red Pill: A Metaphor Greater than it’s Creators

We’re on the cusp of the release of the long-awaited fourth Matrix film, Matrix: Resurrections. I can’t say I know what that means in terms of what this film is going to be but I don’t exactly have high expectations. The Matrix is essentially a perfect film with a clear beginning, middle and end. It’sContinue reading “The Matrix, Platonism and The Red Pill: A Metaphor Greater than it’s Creators”