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The Wachowskis beyond the Matrix

March 11, 2013

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The New Yorker has an interesting piece from a few months ago about the Wachowskis.

In the Wachowskis’ work, the forces of evil are often overwhelmingly powerful, inflicting misery on humans, who maintain their faith until they’re saved by an unexpected miracle.

The piece also throws some light on the importance of 2001 for both film makers.

Lana initially hated “2001,” and was perplexed by the mysterious presence of the black monolith. “That’s a symbol,” Ron explained. Lana told me, “That simple sentence went into my brain and rearranged things in such an unbelievable way that I don’t think I’ve been the same since. Something clicked inside. ‘2001’ is one of the reasons I’m a filmmaker.”

Read it all here.

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