Remember the part of The Matrix where Neo took the red pill? What if he took the blue pill instead? Ctrl Shift Face and VFX artist Chris Ume make us wonder no longer, with the help of some deepfake tech. If the concept seems familiar, you might recall this mashup. VFX breakdown and comparison clip here.
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“…it wasn’t so much a death, as it was a discovery.” The The Matrix trilogy, particularly its first movie, can be interpreted in so many ways. Now You See It offers that it can also be read as the expression of the Wachowskis’ desire to come out and be true to themselves.
He chose the red pill. He knows kung fu. He is The One. The Matrix turns 20 in 2019, which means a ton of merchandise are incoming, starting with Hot Toys’ realistic 13″ action figure of Keanu Reeves as Neo. It comes with 4 pairs of hands, 10 guns and his signature black outfit.
There is no spoon. Burger Fiction cut out all the bits of The Matrix Trilogy that didn’t move the plot forward, summing up the entire story in just 90 seconds. We love how they gave less than 30 seconds to Reloaded and Revolutions, because that’s all they really deserve.