The Matrix Resurrections has opened in theaters on Wednesday (22/12). The fourth film in The Matrix franchise, it received good reviews from film critics on the aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes.
The Matrix Resurrections received a 69 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. This figure is much better than its previous film, The Matrix Revolutions, which received a 35 percent rating when it was first released in 2003.
Film critic Noëlle D. Lilley from the Chicago Reader considered The Matrix Resurrections a breath of fresh air amidst the sluggishness of reboot films.
A similar assessment came from film critic K. Austin Collins of Rolling Stone who said that The Matrix Resurrections is a film that can only be made with extraordinary insight into the future and the past.
He admitted that he was touched and impressed more than he imagined. That’s because the emotions in The Matrix Resurrections are both exhausting and exciting.
Meanwhile, film critic Manohla Dargis of the New York Times considered The Matrix Resurrections a good deal to mark the journey of The Matrix franchise.
He also appreciated the reunion of Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in this film which succeeded in making up for the nostalgia of fans.
Likewise, Sara Michelle Fetters from MovieFreak.com, who judged The Matrix Resurrections to deconstruct existing myths but still doesn’t leave its trademark.
The Matrix Resurrections is set 18 years after the last film, The Matrix Revolutions (2003), Thomas Anderson aka Neo (Keanu Reeves) is a famous game maker.
He made a game based on The Matrix that was in his mind. The game is also very famous and played by many people.
Neo often goes to a local cafe where he repeatedly meets a woman named Tiffany (Carrie-Anne Moss). The woman reminded him of Trinity. However, Tiffany is married and has a child. This confused Neo.
The Matrix: Resurrections is the fourth film in The Matrix franchise. This film returns to feature actors and characters from previous films, such as Keanu Reeves as Neo, Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity/Tiffany and Jada Pinkett Smith as Niobe.
Not only old actors, this film also features several new actors such as Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Morpheus and Jonathan Groff as Smith. The two characters were previously presented by Laurence Fishburne and Hugo Weaving, respectively.
The film also features a new character, the Analyst, played by Neil Patrick Harris. He is an analyst who gives Neo the blue and red pills.