Articles for tag: Carrie Anne Moss, Cyberpunk

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The Matrix: Mind-Blowing Special Effects in a Groundbreaking Film

The Matrix effectively redefined the movie cool. Offering a mind-boggling premise, amazing new special effects, and a cyberpunk mystique on top of it all, it came to be one of the defining movies of the late 1990s. The Matrix centers on a simple computer programmer (Keanu Reeves), who finds himself contacted by a known terrorist ...

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10 Essential Science Fiction Novels

Foundation Isaac Asimov A collection of five short stories make up this novel about scientists who have learned how to accurately predict the future using “psychohistory,” a mixture of mathematics, history, and sociology. Having predicted a coming dark age that can only be shortened, but not avoided, the scientists strive to preserve as much knowledge ...

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Black Rain Rains 80’s Aesthetic

This gritty technicolor of Osaka prefecture retains wondrously in Ridley Scott’s encapsulation of Yakuza lore in the film BLACK RAIN. The smoke-filled pond-lounge of my lung sac translates all the words correctly as I peer into a timewarp into 1989 cyberpunk mechanical glitz. Michael Douglas does his cuss right right into Yakuza prefecture aesthetic and ...

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Marcel Proust Facts and Quotes

Marcel Proust was born a naturally talented writer. In my opinion, there are two types of writers in the world: those born with an innate talent for writing; and those who must work very hard to attain whatever writing skill they eventually possess. Marcel Proust, William Shakespeare, Thomas Wolfe, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner, James ...