Incredible as it may seem, the end of March marks 20 years since the release of the first film in the Matrix franchise directed by The Wachowski siblings. This “cyberpunk” sci-fi movie was a box office hit with its dystopian futuristic vision, distinctive fashion sense, and slick, innovative action sequences. But it was also a catalyst for popular discussion around some very big philosophical themes.
Don’t mess with Boots. I mean, why does a monkey wear those boots anyway? He’s got some attitude. And those boots are made for walking. All over you…
Wyld Stallions needs to save us ASAP. But if we can hold it together until second half of 2020 they’ll finally bring about World Peace like the future we were promised at the end of the Bogus Journey.
“Hey, let’s make a new coin for Stephen Hawking that honours his life by portraying the beauty of a black hole that can be carried around in someone’s pocket.” Someone kinda said that and actually pulled it off. It’s gorgeous!
All those videos of engineers abusing robots to show how stable or agile they are really might bite us in the butt in the future, according to one ethicist. So let’s scrub the record, and their brains, and start over again being as friendly as possible, yes?
I loved it. You should love it. It was Groundhog Day meets Starship Troopers in the best way possible. Emily Blunt rocked as a battle-hardened bug destroyer and Tom Cruise was Tom Cruise but in that way that he’s OK a lot of times. And now word is that we’ll get to go back to the Edge of Tomorrow for a round two…
Tabletop trophy hunters rejoice! For all those times you’ve taken out illithid nests, whether in the Forgotten Realms or maybe an old school Spelljammer campaign, you can now stick a mind flayer head on your wall to regale your guests with the tale of your defeated foe.
Who’d have guessed twelve months ago that Fortnite would hold a major esports event at the Australian Open with the biggest prize pool in our nation’s history?
That new superhero trailer about that one that does the cool things can’t help but tell us things about what happens after that other big movie with the massive cliffhanger. Spoilers are hard these days… but if you’re OK with some of the least surprising spoilers ever, take a look!
Jordan Peele is trying to replace Charlie Brooker as our modern anthology hero du jour. In the process, we’re getting his sci-fi anthology series, Weird City‘, in February on YouTube and we’ve now got a trailer to show us exactly what brand of weird we can expect.