Essays Tagged: "Neo"

The Allegory of the Cave with the Matrix.

ich has been available for thousands of years.One of the most obvious comparison between the two is Neo and the freed prisoner. When Neo chooses to take the red pill, that is like the prisoner leaving ... isoner. When Neo chooses to take the red pill, that is like the prisoner leaving the cave. And when Neo is removed from the pod that keeps him in the virtual reality of the Matrix, his eyes start to h ...

(2 pages) 121 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The matrix.

The Matrix.1. Cast & CrewKeanu reeves - NeoLaurence Fishburne - MorpheusCarrie-Anne Moss - TrinityJoe Pantoliano - CypherHugo Weaving - Agen ... ork he lives in an average apartment pays his taxes and eats his breakfast. In his other life he is neo a computer hacker who has broken almost any computer crime that there's a law against, he spent ... ing for an answer - "What Is the Matrix?"One day a message comes up in his computer saying "wake up neo" and "Follow the white rabbit" then he follows a girl with a tattoo of a white rabbit and they g ...

(6 pages) 297 0 1.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Critique of the Matrix movie.

ly takes place on an old dirty ship called the Nebuchadnezzar. Keanu Reeves plays a character named Neo, who lives in a dark and dismal apartment and works on computers. Carrie-Ann Moss plays a woman ... nd works on computers. Carrie-Ann Moss plays a woman named Trinity who ends up falling in love with Neo. Laurence Fishburne is a character that plays the leader of the Nebuchadnezzar named Morpheus. T ...

(2 pages) 99 1 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Matrix and the Myth of the Cave mix between movie and philosophy

that what one sees may not depict what true reality is. The movie shows the life of a hacker named Neo, who has a steady job and lives in an apartment; essentially he has a normal life. However, he s ... ssentially he has a normal life. However, he soon meet's a character named Morpheus, who enlightens Neo by showing him he has been living in a computer generated world which is controlled by Artificia ...

(4 pages) 76 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

IRP (Independent Research Project) - "The Matrix"

of King Arthur and Star Wars. The Matrix is a myth for modern times."For example, the journal that Neo (Neo being the Alice, Knight, Buddha, or buddhist followers, Luke skywalker of his story) embark ...

(1 pages) 49 1 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A film review/analyis of the 1999 movie, "The matrix"

-to-five job for a major software corporation. But, in the privacy of his home, he's a hacker named Neo who is "guilty of virtually every computer crime [there's] a law for." Neo is dissatisfied with ... for a meaning to it, he is contacted by a mysterious computer presence known as Morpheus. "Wake up Neo," a printout on his monitor screen reads. "The Matrix has you. Follow the white rabbit." And so ...

(4 pages) 83 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

An essay on whether or not the matrix is a religious film. thesis satement: the matrix is a philosophical film in religious clothing

ade as he begins to understand the Cave was an ill reality and finds living in the light is better. Neo undergoes a similar experience to this in The Matrix. Both Neo and the man from the Cave underta ... to discover the truth, and move towards disregarding knowledge derived from the senses . Therefore, Neo, in many ways, is much closer to the man who left the cave than Jesus or Buddha.Closely related ...

(5 pages) 81 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Decartes and The Matrix

e Descartes is a strong believer but movie ignores the existence of God.In the movie Matrix, before Neo discovers the reality, Morpheus asks Neo "Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure ... hat you were so sure was real?" and he continues, "What if you were unable to wake from that dream, Neo? How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?" In the movie, th ...

(6 pages) 60 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Allegory of the Cave and The Matrix

dlers who are holding these objects. In the movie, "The Matrix," this scene directly parallels with Neo's scene in the matrix pod. Looking around in shock, Neo sees, for the first time, his true surro ... a human factory.At first, Plato says that the freed prisoner would be confused at what he saw. When Neo is finally confronted with the surrounding, the real world, he is in a state of uncertainty. The ...

(5 pages) 20675 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A look into the Matrix. Is it science fiction or is it Fantasy?

e technology plays a key element in the plot line. This can be seen in one segment of the film when Neo first awakens to find him self in a cocoon like shell with dozens of tubes plugged into his body ... example that best demonstrates the key role of technology in the film is when Morpheus explains to Neo in the training simulator that the matrix is all around them. Morpheus explains that you can see ...

(2 pages) 33 1 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

This essay is about how archetypes are effectively used for different characters throughout the movie, "The Matrix".

n to everyone. Trinity is the good woman and an enabler who makes sure everything runs efficiently. Neo is the hero and the thinker with the imagination to think about what can be done.Morpheus has co ... us has complete faith in himself and knows that he can lead anyone in the right direction. He helps Neo in the quest of fighting The Matrix. Morpheus gives Neo the choice to come with him to find the ...

(5 pages) 22 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Critical Summary of "The Matrix" and Symbolism

"The Matrix" (1999) follows the events surrounding Neo (a.k.a Thomas Anderson) a computer hacker that is trying to find the answer to the question 'wha ... e machines that are controlling the humans, therefore obliterating the Matrix and saving humankind. Neo finds that the Matrix is a computer program that controls the minds of humans in order for machi ... le the film does have many elements typical of the action and science fiction genre, with the hero (Neo), the villain (Agent Smith), the teacher, or guiding hand (Morpheus), the love interest (Trinity ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

What makes a good movie?

aracters are and whether they like the main characters or not. Examples of good main characters are Neo in 'The matrix', Captain Jack Sparrow in 'Pirates of the Caribbean' and Marcus in 'Gladiator'.Wh ...

(2 pages) 31 1 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Matrix

he three most essential characters to have the most affect in the movie were Morpheus, Trinity, and Neo. Morpheus exemplifies the great teacher and father archetypal character, Trinity expresses the h ... plifies the great teacher and father archetypal character, Trinity expresses the heroic female, and Neo personifies the heroic male archetypal character. Because of their extraordinary abilities and s ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Matrix

of the movie is a computer programmer named Thomas Anderson, other wise known by his hacking alias Neo. The character of Neo was unsure of "reality"�, he felt strangeness, and he was driven to ... 33;, he felt strangeness, and he was driven to find the answer to the question, what is the matrix? Neo is a non-believer or doubter as he first refuses to accept the truth. The truth that he has been ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Compare and contrast two of the following and examine what they reveal about the nature of human existence: Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" and "The World of the Matrix"

the main character is Thomas Anderson, an employee of a respectable software company in the light, Neo, a hacker in the dark, and who will become “The One”. He meets Morpheus who tells him ... o convince him of it and they meet many others, including the Oracle and the agents. Until one day, Neo is finally “awakened” and with his newfound realization and acceptance of his role, Ne ...

(7 pages) 31 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

“Do you believe in fate Neo,”

"Do you believe in fate Neo," Morpheus asks. "No," Neo responds. "Why not?" "Because I don't like the idea that I'm not in c ... "No," Neo responds. "Why not?" "Because I don't like the idea that I'm not in control of my life," Neo explains. In this scene (from the blockbuster smash hit The Matrix) a parallel can be drawn betw ... explains. In this scene (from the blockbuster smash hit The Matrix) a parallel can be drawn between Neo and Bigger Thomas (the protagonist in Richard Wright's novel Native Son) because Bigger shares N ...

(5 pages) 571 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How do the composers of "I'Robot", "The Matrix", "Ozymandias" and "Journey of the Magi" explore the concept of change?

ed you cannot return makes choosing change all the more difficult choice. In “The Matrix” Neo is faced with the red and blue pill, he must choose to either embrace or ignore change. “Al ... . This quote emphasises the irreversible processes that change offers. The red pill symbolises that Neo can’t return to the perfect world, that he must face the consequences of this choice. “ ...

(5 pages) 14 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Matrix and Unbreakable Compare/Contrast Essay (ISU #3 - ENG3U)

a. It is similar because David Dunn discovers his potential through Elijah Price, comparable to how Neo did through Morpheus. It creates the possibility that an abnormal man living in a normal world c ... n abnormal world, or the contrary.David is a university stadium security guard with a wife and son. Neo is also known by Thomas A. Anderson, his name in the Matrix. By day he is a quiet programmer for ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.7 May/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Matrix

y help to create tension, apprehension and pressure as the plot thickens and we find out more about Neo and his destination.The fight scenes contain many special effects such as bullet time and agents ... ates and Plato studied. Part of this philosophical debate is the question ‘what is real?’ Neo faces this question when he is released from the Matrix into the ‘real’ world. Socrate ...

(8 pages) 22 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays