Matrix Resurrections delves into the darkest corners of reality to glare through the seemingly rudimentary form of overcoming trauma by connecting the past and present. The movie has earned over $69 million in its first week, and fans loved every moment of watching Keanu Reeves reprising his role as Neo.
In the trailer we see Keanu Reeves' character talking to Neil Patrick Harris. The stark reminder that "we do not use that word in here" shows how the movie deals with a subject like trauma. Thomas Anderson, the protagonist of the Matrix Trilogy is stuck in a dilemma when he visits his therapist The Analyst (Neil Patrick Harris).
Matrix Resurrection Dives Deeper Than What Meets The Eye
The traumatic hallucinations faced by the character brings the audience in touch with the therapeutic process professionals employ to help their patients. While even in its rudimentary form, the process emulated in Matrix Resurrections shows how deeply this movie wants to bridge the gap between what's real and what isn't.
A scene from the trailer where Neo is gently rubbing his hand on his jeans highlights a therapeutic procedure called "cognitive processing therapy". The remarkable attention to detail in these scenes reveal how the character is finding it difficult to break through and experience a reality different from his own.
Director Lana Wachowski has crafted a masterpiece that takes a dive inside the human mind, and how it the Matrix is another form of conditioning. The patterns align with the regular world, and fans immediately feel the struggles of Keanu Reeves character.
Below is the trailer for the movie
Matrix Resurrections will go down in history as a film remembered for its dexterous treatment of a complicated subject. The franchise always inspired people to break free from the forceful conditioning of society, and Matrix Resurrections definitely hits home with its brilliant artistic expression of dealing with trauma.
What do you think about Keanu Reeves reprising his role as Neo in Matrix Resurrections? Do you feel the movie is worthy to get an Oscar nomination?