The Matrix Trilogy:
A Bibliography of Materials in the UC Berkeley Library




Ahrens, Jörn.
"How to save the unsaved world?: transforming the self in The matrix, The terminator, and 12 monkeys." In: Media and the Apocalypse / edited by Kylo-Patrick R. Hart & Annette M. Holba. New York : Peter Lang, c2009.
Main (Gardner) Stacks P96.A66 M43 2009

Albert, Matthew L.
"Danger in Wonderland." Science, New Series, Vol. 303, No. 5661 (Feb. 20, 2004), p. 1141
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Badiou, Alain.
Matrix : machine philosophique Paris : Ellipses, 2004.
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Baker, Geoff
"Portraying the Quest for Buddhist Wisdom? A Comparative Study of The Matrix and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon." Journal of Religion and Film, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. [16 paragraphs], Apr 2006

Barnett, P. Chad.
"Reviving Cyberpunk: (Re)Constructing the Subject and Mapping Cyberspace in the Wachowski Brothers' Film The Matrix." Extrapolation. 41(4):359-74. 2000 Winter
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Bart, Peter .
"Cracking the Wachowskis' code: when it comes to the elusive and enigmatic "Matrix" creators, it's hard to tell where the picture ends and the brothers begin." (Inside Moves). (Andy and Larry Wachowski) Variety May 26, 2003 v391 i2 p6(2)
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Bartlett, Laura; Byers, Thomas B.
"Back to the Future: The Humanist Matrix." Cultural Critique, Winter2003, Issue 53, p28, 19p
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Beckham, Jack M., II
"Penetration, Conception, and the Creation of a Subservient Female: A Music-Image Analysis of The Matrix." In: Film and sexual politics / edited by Kylo-Patrick R. Hart. Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006.
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Blackmore, Tim.
"High on Technology--Low on Memory: Cultural Crisis in "Dark City" and "The Matrix.": Canadian Review of American Studies, 2004, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p13-54, 42p
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Blake, Andrew
"From Nostalgia to Postalgia: Hybridity and Its Discontents in the Work of Paul Gilroy and the Wachowski Brothers." In: Reconstructing hybridity : post-colonial studies in transition / edited by Joel Kuortti and Jopi Nyman. msterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2007.
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Blazer, Alex E.
"The Matrix Trilogy and the Revolutionary Drive through "The Desert of the Real." Literature Film Quarterly, 2007, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p265-273, 9p
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"The author focuses on the "Matrix" film trilogy, made up of the films "The Matrix," The Matrix Reloaded," and "The Matrix Revolutions." The author claims that while film audiences were disappointed by "Reloaded" and "Revolutions" as endings to the trilogy, the trilogy does in fact offer an effective conclusion as it corresponds to psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan's theories of the Imaginary, Symbolic, and Real. The author discusses Lacan's theories in relation to an analysis of "The Matrix" as the Imaginary, "Reloaded" as the Symbolic, and "Revolutions" as the Real, and audience reaction to the films." [Ebsco]

Boje, David M.
"Spectacle and Inter-Spectacle in The Matrix." In: Science fiction and organization / edited by Warren Smith ... [et al.]. London; New York: Routledge, 2001. Routledge studies in human resource development; 2
Bus & Econ HD31.S3428 2001
Electronic: http://cbae.nmsu.edu/~dboje/papers/spectacle_and_inter.html

Booker, M. Keith.
"The Matrix" In: Alternate Americas : science fiction film and American culture Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2006.
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Bowman, Donna.
"The Gnostic Illusion: Problematic Realized Eschatology in The Matrix Reloaded."Journal of Religion & Popular Culture. 4:21 paragraphs. 2003 Summer

Bucknell, Brad.
"The Nostalgia for Progress: The New Aura and the Case of the Matrix."Wascana Review. 37(1):81-101. 2002 Spring

Burningham, Bruce R.
"Cervantine Reflections on The Matrix." In: Don Quijote across four centuries : papers from the Seventeenth Southern California Cervantes Sympos Southern California Cervantes Symposium (17th : 2005 : UCLA) Newark, Del. : Juan de la Cuesta, c2006.
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Caster, Peter.
"The Matrix, Crisis Cinema, and Threatening Change." In: Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery. Conference (10th: 2000: Colorado Springs, Co.) The image of the twentieth century in literature, media, and society ; selected papers [from the] 2000 conference [of the] Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery / edited by Will Wright and Steven Kaplan. Pueblo, Co.: The Society, 2000.
Main Stack CB425.S63 2000

Cizaurre Guirau, Marcelo. Impulso
"Contemporaneity Of The Matrix: On Some Political Themes In The Matrix Trilogy Movies." A Contemporaneidade da Matriz: sobre alguns temas políticos nos filmes da trilogia Matrix. sep-dic2005, Vol. 16 Issue 41, p89-98, 10p
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Clover, Joshua.
The matrix / Joshua Clover London : BFI, 2004.
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Conard, Mark T.
"The matrix, the cave, and the cogito." In: The philosophy of science fiction film
Edited by Steven M. Sanders. Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2008.
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Constable, Catherine
"Baudrillard reloaded: interrelating philosophy and film via The Matrix Trilogy." Screen 2006 47: 233-24
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Cook-Sather, Alison.
"Movements of Mind: The Matrix, Metaphors, and Re-imagining Education." Teachers College Record, Aug2003, Vol. 105 Issue 6, p946-977, 32p

Corliss, Richard.
"Unlocking The Matrix: An exclusive look at the year's most avidly anticipated film epic." ('The Matrix Reloaded')(Movie Review)_(movie review) Time May 12, 2003 v161 i19 p64+ (3012 words)

Crosby, Mark
"Reflections Upon the Matrix."Film-Philosophy Volume 3 Number 31, July 1999

Dragunoiu, Dana
"Neo's Kantian Choice: The Matrix Reloaded and the Limits of the Posthuman." Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, vol. 40, no. 4, pp. 51-67, Dec 2007
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Eagan, Daniel
"The Matrix Revolutions." (Movie Review) Film Journal International Dec 2003 v106 i12 p42(2)
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Exploring the Matrix : visions of the cyber present
Edited by Karen Haber. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2003.
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Contents: Introduction / Pat Cadigan -- Every other movie is the blue pill / Bruce Sterling -- The real matrix / Stephen Baxter -- The matrix: know thyself / John Shirley -- Art imitates life (yes, it's news) / Darrel Anderson -- Literary influences on the matrix / Paul Di Filippo -- More than you'll ever know: down the rabbit hole of the matrix / Kathleen Ann Goonan -- The matrix and the star maker / Mike Resnick -- Yuen Woo-Ping and the art of flying / Walter Jon Williams -- Alice in metropolis or it's all done with mirrors / Dean Motter -- The matrix as simulcrum / Ian Watson -- The matrix as sci-fi / Joe Haldeman -- Tomorrow may be different / David Brin -- Revenge of the nerds, part X / Alan Dean Foster -- Reflections in a cyber eye / Karen Haber -- Meditations on the singular matrix / James Patrick Kelly -- The matrix made me do it / Kevin J. Anderson -- Dreaming real / Rick Berry.

Faller, Stephen.>Beyond The matrix : revolutions and revelations / Stephen Faller. St. Louis, Mo. : Chalice Press, c2004. DD> Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1997.M395 F35 2004

Feng, Peter X.
False and Double Consciousness: Race, Virtual Reality and the Assimilation of Hong Kong Action Cinema in The Matrix." In: Aliens R us: the other in science fiction cinema / edited by Ziauddin Sardar and Sean Cubitt. pp: 149-63. London; Sterling, Va.: Pluto Press, 2002.
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Fielding, Julien R.
"Reassessing The Matrix/Reloaded."Journal of Religion & Film. 7(2):18 paragraphs. 2003 Oct

Fiander, Robert.
"At the Movies: The Interpenetration of Cinema and Virtual Reality."Antigonish Review. 120:43-52. 2000 Winter

Flannery-Dailey, Frances. Wagner, Rachel.
"Wake Up! Gnosticism and Buddhism in The Matrix." Journal of Religion & Film. 5(2):40 paragraphs. 2001 Oct

Ford, James L.
"Buddhism, Christianity, and The Matrix: The Dialectic of Myth-Making in Contemporary Cinema."Journal of Religion & Film. 4(2):24 paragraphs. 2000 Oct

Frentz, Thomas; Rushing, Janice Hocker
"Mother isn't quite herself today:" myth and spectacle in The Matrix." Critical Studies in Media Communication, Volume 19 Issue 1 2002 Pages 64 – 86
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Geller, Theresa L.
"Queering Hollywood's Tough Chick: The Subversions of Sex, Race, and Nation in The Long Kiss Goodnight and The Matrix." Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 8-34, 2004.

Glenn, Cerise L.; Cunningham, Landra
"The Power of Black Magic: The Magical Negro and White Salvation in Film." Journal of Black Studies; Nov2009, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p135-152, 18p
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Gopnik, Adam .
"The Unreal Thing." (influence of 'The Matrix') The New Yorker May 19, 2003 v79 i12 p068 (3879 words)
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Gunkel, David
"The Matrix Reconsidered." Information, Communication & Society; Dec2008, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p816-830, 15p
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Gunkel, David
"The Virtual Dialectic: Rethinking The Matrix and its Significance." Configurations, Fall2006, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p193-215, 23p
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Gunkel, David
"The Virtual Dialectic: Rethinking The Matrix and its Significance." In: Thinking otherwise : philosophy, communication, technology / David J. Gunkel. West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, c2007. DD> Main (Gardner) Stacks BD213 .G86 2007

Hamming, Jeanne.
"The Feminine "Nature" of Masculine Desire in the Age of Cinematic Techno-Transcendence." Journal of Popular Film & Television, Winter2008, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p146-153, 8p
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Haslam, Jason.
"Coded discourse: romancing the (electronic) shadow in The Matrix (1)." College Literature 32.3 (Summer 2005): 92(24)
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"Head jam; Philosophy lessons." The Economist (US) Nov 15, 2003 v369 i8350 p80US (582 words)

Hunter, I.Q.
"Banality as Saviour: Bill and Ted and The Matrix." Filmhaftet (Film International), 121, May 2002.

Iles, Tim
"The Matrix and the Subversion of Wu xia: Reasserting the Hollywood Ideological Hegemony." Scope: An Online Journal of Film Studies, vol. 8, pp. (no pagination), June 2007

Jacking in to the Matrix franchise : cultural reception and interpretation
Edited by Matthew Kapell and William G. Doty. New York : Continuum, 2004.
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Contents: The deeper we go, the more complex and sophisticated the franchise seems, and the dizzier we feel / William G. Doty -- Welcome to the sexual spectacle: the female heroes in the franchise / Martina Lipp -- Is Neo white? reading race, watching the trilogy / C. Richard King and David Leonard -- Religion, community, and revitalization: why cinematic myth resonates / Richard R. Jones -- Story, product, franchise: images of postmodern cinema / Bruce Isaacs and Theodore Louis Trost -- Fascist redemption or democratic hope? / John Shelton Lawrence -- Stopping bullets: constructions of bliss and problems of violence / Frances Flannery-Dailey and Rachel L. Wagner -- The déjà vu glitch in the Matrix trilogy / Michael Sexson -- Visions of hope, freedom of choice, and the alleviation of social misery: a pragmatic reading of the Matrix franchise / Stephanie J. Wilhelm and Matthew Kapell -- Biomorph: the posthuman thing / Gray Kochhar-Lindgren -- Strange volutions: the Matrix franchise as a posthuman memento mori / Tim Mizelle and Elizabeth Baker -- Try the blue pill: what's wrong with life in a simulation? / Russell Blackford -- At the edge of the world, again / Matthew Kapell.

Jenkins, Henry
"Looking at the City in The Matrix Franchise." In: Cities in transition : the moving image and the modern metropolis / edited by Andrew Webber and Emma Wilson. London : Wallflower, 2008.
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Kaveney, Roz.
From Alien to The matrix : reading science fiction film / Roz Kaveney. London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
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Kilbourn, Russell J.A.
"Re-writing "Reality": reading "The Matrix."" Canadian Journal of Film Studies, 2000, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p43-54, 12p

Kimball, A. Samuel.
"Not Begetting the Future: Technological Autochthony, Sexual Reproduction, and the Mythic Structure of The Matrix." Journal of Popular Culture. 35(3):175-203. 2001 Winter
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King, C. Richard; Leonard, David J.
"Racing the Matrix: Variations on White Supremacy in Responses to the Film Trilogy." Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies, Aug2006, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p354-369, 16p
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Lavender, Isiah, III.
"Technicity: AI and cyborg ethnicity in The Matrix.(Critical Essay)." Extrapolation 45.4 (Winter 2004): 437(22).
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Lavery, David.
"From Cinespace to Cyberspace: Zionists and Agents, Realists and Gamers in The Matrix and eXistenZ." Journal of Popular Film and Television, 2001 Winter, 28:4, 150-57
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Leech, Charles.
"The TV trailer: enigma, the matrix, and the aesthetics of choral violence." In: Television : aesthetic reflections / edited by Ruth Lorand. New York : P. Lang, c2002.
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Locke, Brian
""Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto": The matrix (1999) and the virtual Asian." In: Racial stigma on the Hollywood screen from World War II to the present : the Orientalist buddy film / Brian Locke. Imprint New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Asian American Studies PN1995.9.M56 L63 2009

Maio, Kathi.
"Beautiful Slacker, Wake Unto Me." Fantasy & Science Fiction, Dec2006, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p132-137, 6p
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This article discusses actor Keanu Reeves as a hero of science fiction and fantasy motion pictures. Films discussed in the article include "Johnny Mnemonic," "Chain Reaction," "The Devil's Advocate," "Constantine," "A Scanner Darkly," and "The Matrix" trilogy. The article discusses his acting quality and the effectiveness of his decisions in these roles.

Malcolmson, Patrick.
"The Matrix, Liberal Education, and Other Splinters in the Mind." Humanitas , 2004, Vol. 17 Issue 1/2, p139-158, 20p
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The Matrix in theory
Edited by Myriam Diocaretz and Stefan Herbrechter. Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopt, 2006.
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"Matrix 'plunders' Christian ideas." (World)(Vatican Radio's opinion of "The Matrix Revolutions")(Brief Article) National Catholic Reporter Nov 21, 2003 v40 i5 p8(1) (88 words)

The Matrix trilogy : cyberpunk reloaded
Edited by Stacy Gillis. London ; New York : Wallflower, 2005.
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McCarthy, Todd.
"Brainy sci-fier adds F/X brawn." (The Matrix Reloaded)(Movie Review)Variety May 12, 2003 v390 i13 p26(2) (1788 words)

Mcglotten, Shaka
"Virtual Intimacies : love, addiction, and identity @ The Matrix." In: Queer online : media technology & sexuality / Kate O'Riordan & David J. Phillips, editors. New York : Peter Lang, c2007.
Main (Gardner) Stacks HQ76.25 .Q375 2007

Melzer, Patricia
"Our bodies as our selves : body, subjectivity, and (virtual) reality in The matrix." In: Alien constructions : science fiction and feminist thought / Patricia Melzer. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006.
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Melzer, Patricia.
""There is no Spoon": Concepts of Subjectivity in "The Matrix."" Femspec, 2004, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p67-94, 28p
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This article explores the concept of human subjectivity to technology in the motion picture "The Matrix." Depiction of the relationship between human and interface; Emphasis on speed and mind-controlling computer technology; Style of the film's gender and race representations.

Merrin, William.
"'Did You Ever Eat Tasty Wheat?': Baudrillard and The Matrix."Scope: an Online Journal of Film Studies
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Milford, Mike.
"Neo-Christ: Jesus, The Matrix, and Secondary Allegory as a Rhetorical Form." Southern Communication Journal, Jan2010, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p17-34, 18p
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Miller, Edward D.
"The Matrix and the Medium's Message." Social Policy Summer 2000 v30 i4 p56 (1380 words)
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Moore, Richard K.
"Escaping the Matrix." (movie review) Whole Earth Summer 2000 p50 (5482 words)

More Matrix and philosophy : revolutions and reloaded decoded
Edited by William Irwin. Chicago : Open Court, 2005.
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Nama, Adilifu.
"R Is for Race, Not Rocket: Black Representation in American Science Fiction Cinema." Quarterly Review of Film & Video, Mar2009, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p155-166, 12p
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The article discusses racial aspects of science fiction films. The author discusses how science fiction films of the 1950s such as "The Time Machine" depicted racial anxieties and how the Black Power movement resulted in the presence of more black characters in science fiction films such as "Planet of the Apes" and "Soylent Green." He suggests the motion picture "Star Wars" depicts good and evil using black and white colors but notes that the sequels feature the black character Lando Calrissian. He discusses the popularity of actor Will Smith in science fiction films such as "Independence Day" and "Men in Black" and suggests racial roles are reversed in the film "The Matrix" and its sequels.

Nama, Adilifu
"White Narratives, Black Allegories: Counternarratives of Race" In: Black space : imagining race in science fiction film / Adilifu Nama. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008.
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Nishime, LeiLani
"The Matrix Trilogy, Keanu Reeves, and Multiraciality at the End of Time." In: Mixed race Hollywood / edited by Mary Beltrán and Camilla Fojas. New York : New York University Press, c2008.
Comparative Ethnic Studies PN1995.9.R23 M59 2008

Ndalianis, Angela.
"The Frenzy of the Visible: Spectacle and Motion in the Era of the Digital." Senses of Cinema: an Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious & Eclectic Discussion of Cinema. 3:(no pagination). 2000 Feb

Nishime, LeiLani
"The matrix trilogy, Keanu Reeves, and multiraciality at the end of time." In: Mixed race Hollywood / edited by Mary Beltrán and Camilla Fojas. New York : New York University Press, c2008.
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Ouellet, Pierre.
"The Matrix: Towards a Perfect Semiotic." In: Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery. Conference (10th: 2000: Colorado Springs, Co.) The image of the twentieth century in literature, media, and society ; selected papers [from the] 2000 conference [of the] Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery / edited by Will Wright and Steven Kaplan. Pueblo, Co.: The Society, 2000.
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Park, Jane
"Virtual race: the racially ambiguous action hero in The matrix and Pitch Black." In: Mixed race Hollywood / edited by Mary Beltrán and Camilla Fojas. New York : New York University Press, c2008.
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Philosophers explore The Matrix
Edited by Christopher Grau. New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1997.M395 F74 2005
Contents: Bad dreams, evil demons, and the experience machine: philosophy and The matrix / Christopher Grau -- Morpheus and Berkeley on reality / Tim Mawson -- What's so bad about living in The matrix? / James Pryor -- The matrix of dreams / Colin McDinn -- Existential phenomenology and the brave new world of The matrix / Hubert L. Dreyfus, Stephen D. Dreyfus -- Reality, what matters, and The matrix / Iakovos Vasiliou -- Never the twain shall meet: reflections on the very first matrix / Richard Hanley -- The matrix as metaphysics / David J. Chalmers -- The twisted matrix: dream, simulation, or hybrid? / Andy Clark -- The matrix: our future? / Kevin Warwick -- Artificial ethics / Julia Driver -- Neo's freedom, whoa! / Michael McKenna -- Plato's Cave and The matrix / John Partridge -- Wake up! worlds of illusion in gnosticism, Buddhism, and The matrix project / Rachel Wagner, Frances Flannery-Dailey -- App. Selections from classic texts. The republic / Plato -- Meditations on first philosophy / Descartes -- Of the principles of human knowledge / Berkeley -- Anarchy, state, and utopia / Nozick -- Reason, truth, and history / Putnam.

"Popular Metaphysics: In The Matrix, the Wachowskis make a hit film out of the Bible, cyberpunk and higher math." (The Arts/Cinema)(Review) Time April 19, 1999 v153 i15 p75+(1) (1368 words)

Probst, Christopher.
"Welcome to the Machin."American Cinematographer, April 1999.
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Proffitt, Jennifer; Djung Yune Tchoi; McAllister, Matthew
"Plugging Back Into The Matrix." Journal of Communication Inquiry; Jul2007, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p239-254, 16p
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Punt, Jeremy
"Messianic victims or victimized Messiah?: biblical allusion and violence in The matrix." In: Sanctified aggression : legacies of biblical and post biblical vocabularies of violence / edited by Jonneke Bekkenkamp and Yvonne Sherwood. London ; New York : T & T Clark International, c2003.
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Rehak, Bob
"The Migration of Forms: Bullet Time as Microgenre." Film Criticism; Fall2007, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p26-48, 23p
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"The article discusses the use of bullet time as visual effects. The author claims that the scenes in the film "The Matrix," in which Carrie-Anne Moss moves with a fluid weightlessness, were the launch of bullet time. It is believed that bullet time is composed of an extended take when the camera appears to have a movement that holds a main character in focus as action extend at different rates. From 1999 to around 2003, bullet time had its popularity as it organized commercial, critical and technical discourses in the movie." [Ebsco]

Robertson, Barbara
"New realities: The Matrix Revolutions completes a trilogy of films that introduced a new style of visual effects." (back drop)(Interview) Computer Graphics World Dec 2003 v26 i12 p56(2) (1053 words)
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Rogers, Juliet.
"Free Flesh: The Matrix, the War on Iraq and the Torture of Democracy." Law, Culture & the Humanities, Oct2007, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p416-434, 19p
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Romney, Jonathan
"Everywhere and Nowhere."Sight & Sound. 13(7):24-27. 2003 July

Romney, Jonathan
"The Matrix." (Review) New Statesman (1996) July 12, 1999 v128 i4444 p38(2) (997 words)
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Rosen, Elizabeth K.
"The Matrix Trilogy." In: Apocalyptic transformation : apocalypse and the postmodern imagination / Elizabeth K. Rosen. Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, c2008.
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Rufo, Kenneth
" The Mirror in The Matrix of Media Ecology." Critical Studies in Media Communication; Jun2003, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p117-140, 24p

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Samuel, Lawrence R.
"The matrix, 1995-" In: Future : a recent history / Lawrence R. Samuel. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009. DD> Business & Economics E169.1 .S2415 2009

Sanchez, Tani Dianca
"Neo abolitionists, colorblind epistemologies and Black politics: the Matrix trilogy." In: The persistence of whiteness : race and contemporary Hollywood cinema / edited by Daniel Bernardi. London : New York : Routledge, 2008.
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Schickel,Richard
"The Matrix Reboots: It's an action film that wants to be a philosophical treatise. But Reloaded can't have it both ways." (Movies)(The Matrix Reloaded)(Movie Review) Time May 19, 2003 v161 i20 p71 (480 words)

Shaviro, Steven
"The Erotic Life of Machines." Parallax; Oct2002, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p21, 11p
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Addresses the question of sexuality in virtual reality as illustrated in cyberfictions and science fictions or films. Denunciation of virtual reality as a prison in the film 'The Matrix'; Provision of counter-fiction to mainstream narratives of virtual disembodiment in the music video 'All Is Full of Love'; Absence of duality between white and black or real and virtual. E

Shaw, Debra Benita.
"Systems, Architecture & The Digital Body: From Alphaville to The Matrix." Parallax, Jul-Sep2008, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p74-87, 14p
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Simpkins, Rebekah.
"Visualizing Jean Baudrillard's Simulacra and Simulation through Matrix."Notes on Contemporary Literature. 30(4):6-9. 2000 Sept

Spiegel, James S.
"Cinematic Illustrations in Christian Theology."Journal of Religion & Film. 6(2):26 paragraphs. 2002 Oct

Steyn, Mark
"Sedating the masses." (Matrix Revolution) (Movie Review)Spectator Nov 8, 2003 v293 i9144 p78(2) (941 words)

Stroud, Scott R.
"Technology and Mythic Narrative: The Matrix as Technological Hero-Quest." Western Journal of Communication, Fall2001, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p416, 26p
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Stucky, Mark D.
"He is the One: The Matrix Trilogy's Postmodern Movie Messiah." Journal of Religion & Film, Oct2005, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p13-13, 1p
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Taking the red pill : science, philosophy and religion in The Matrix
Edited by Glenn Yeffeth ; int Dallas, Tex. : BenBella Books ; Chicago : Distributed by Independent Publishers Group, 2003.
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Thomsen, Christian W.
"Mixed realities : from HAL 9000 to The matrix--computers and androids in contemporary science-fiction movies." In: Hollywood : recent developments / edited by Christian W. Thomsen, Angela Krewani. Stuttgart : Edition Axel Menges, c2005.
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Tofts, Darren
"Truth at twelve thousand frames per second : The matrix and time-image cinema." In: 24/7 : time and temporality in the network society / edited by Robert Hassan and Ronald E. Purser. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Business Books, 2007.
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Walker, Jesse
"Every man a demiurge: a matrix of your own."Reason Feb 2004 v35 i9 p64(2) (967 words)

Wartenberg, Thomas E.
"Beyond Mere Illustration: How Films Can Be Philosophy." Journal of Aesthetics & Art Criticism; Winter2006, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p19-32, 14p
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Wartenberg, Thomas E.
"The Matrix." In: Thinking on screen : film as philosophy / Thomas E. Wartenberg. London : Routledge, 2007.
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Wartenberg, Thomas E.
"Philosophy Screened: Experiencing The Matrix." Midwest Studies In Philosophy, 2003, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p139-152, 14p
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Wartenberg, Thomas E.
"Philosophy Screened: Experiencing The Matrix." In: Meaning in the arts / editors, Peter A. French, Howard K. Wettstein. Boston : Blackwell Pub., c2003.
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Wegenstein, Bernadette.
"Shooting Up Heroines." In: Reload: rethinking women + cyberculture / edited by Mary Flanagan and Austin Booth. pp: 332-54. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, c2002.
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Wellman, James K.; Richter, Charles.
"The Matrix as Sacred Canopy: Teaching Theory in Religion." Teaching Theology & Religion. Apr2009, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p141-150. 10p
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Williams, Christopher
"Mastering the real: Trinity as the "real" hero of the Matrix." (Critical Essay) G. Film Criticism Spring 2003 v27 i3 p2(17) (6108 words)
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Winkler, Martin M.
"Oedipus in the Cinema." Arethusa; Winter2008, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p67-94, 28p
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"The article focuses on the presence of the story of Oedipus in films. It discusses the variations of works on Oedipus' story including myth, epic, tragedy, and comedy. It also explores various views on the story of Oedipus and Greek mythology that are being projected in films including "Edipo re," directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, "Freud" directed by John Huston, and "The Matrix," directed by Andy and Larry Wachowski. It cites that films about Oedipus have modern and autobiographical settings and are updated versions of either Sophocles' "Oedipus the King" or the original myth. Moreover, it is noted that changes have been made in names, characters, plot and themes in these films." [Ebsco]

Wittung, Jeffery; Bramer, Daniel
"From Superman to Brahman: The Religious Shift of The Matrix Mythology." Journal of Religion and Film, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 27 paragraphs, Oct 2006

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