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Elizabeth Park
4 min readDec 29, 2021

The Matrix: Resurrections showcases Sense8 actors for a constant awareness of 3rd wall

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I took myself to the theater today for the first time in over a year, maybe two years.

I did not buy popcorn, because my local theater had issues with poor food service well before the pandemic, and I had eaten already.

I thought I would be the only one there, and even took a picture of my own feet in front of an empty room in case it was a private showing.

But a few more people straggled in for a grand total of five viewers.

As a fan of the Matrix, Keanu, Sense8, and the Wachowski sisters, I had to see The Matrix: Resurrections. I managed not to read the reviews ahead of time but had picked up on a general sense of disappointment or let-down.

My expectations were low enough that I figured at worst I’d get a bit of a nap. I was tired before it even started. **

Here we go:

Did it hit the major points I loved about the original?

Yes. Not easy to balance a new iteration with a need to keep viewers appeased, but I thought it worked.

Was it a bit of a drag?

That’s tricky, because it channels normal human angst about aging, and expectations, and of just not…



Elizabeth Park

Van Gogh fan girl, loves good questions and people who listen, ex-fundamentalist; Spiritual life coach for black sheep