1 hr 47 min

Ep. 511 - The Matrix 20th Anniversary Retrospective (GUEST: David Sims from The Atlantic) The /Filmcast (AKA The Slashfilmcast)

    • TV & Film

It’s been two decades since audiences chose the red pill and entered the science-fiction world of The Matrix. The cast is joined by David Sims, film critic for the Atlantic and co-host of Blank Check podcast, to chase the white rabbit and discuss The Matrix’s lasting impact on film culture today.


Read David Sim’s writing in The Atlantic on why a movie like The Matrix might never be made again, Mark Harris's piece in Vulture on how The Matrix built our reality-denying world, and Emily Sandalwood's article in Vox on how the film influenced her own trans experience.


You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.


Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)


Feature (~7:00)
The Matrix


Credits:
- Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock. You can download our theme song here. Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from Simonmharris.com. Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Hillinger. This episode was edited by Beidi Z.
- If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com.
- Contact us at our voicemail number: 781-583-1993
- You can donate and support the /Filmcast by going to slashfilm.com, clicking on the /Filmcast tab, and clicking on the sidebar “Donate” links! Thanks to all our donors this week! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

It’s been two decades since audiences chose the red pill and entered the science-fiction world of The Matrix. The cast is joined by David Sims, film critic for the Atlantic and co-host of Blank Check podcast, to chase the white rabbit and discuss The Matrix’s lasting impact on film culture today.


Read David Sim’s writing in The Atlantic on why a movie like The Matrix might never be made again, Mark Harris's piece in Vulture on how The Matrix built our reality-denying world, and Emily Sandalwood's article in Vox on how the film influenced her own trans experience.


You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.


Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)


Feature (~7:00)
The Matrix


Credits:
- Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock. You can download our theme song here. Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from Simonmharris.com. Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Hillinger. This episode was edited by Beidi Z.
- If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com.
- Contact us at our voicemail number: 781-583-1993
- You can donate and support the /Filmcast by going to slashfilm.com, clicking on the /Filmcast tab, and clicking on the sidebar “Donate” links! Thanks to all our donors this week! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

1 hr 47 min

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