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London Film Festival 2014
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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
Unmissable 5 Stars
Excellent 4 Stars
Good 3 Stars
Poor 2 Stars
Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Keanu Reeves
Laurence Fishburne
Carrie-Anne Moss
Hugo Weaving
Directors
Larry Wachowski
Andy Wachowski
Screenwriters
Larry Wachowski
Andy Wachowski
Running Time
140 minutes

The Matrix Reloaded
Astonishing action sequences abound in the Wachowski Brothers' first Matrix sequel.


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Plot
With Zion under threat from an army of robot sentinels, Morpheus disobeys orders to defend the last human city so that Neo might await word from the missing Oracle. Neo needs to know many things, not least, why does he keep dreaming about his lover Trinity


Verdict
An unqualified triumph for the many artisans who brought to life some of the most audacious and astonishing action sequences you are likely to see for a decade. A qualified thumbs-up for the auteur siblings, who, at times, seem confused as to what made the first movie so special. A five star experience, though perhaps not a five star film.


Reviewed by Colin Kennedy

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