Tagged Andy Wachowski

Throwback Thursday: In Defense of the Matrix Sequels

Throwback Thursday examines films from the past—typically “classic” films that might not be in the current cultural zeitgeist but can still be important in some aspect. Note: It’s all spoilers below, so only read this column if you have seen The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions (don’t mind spoilers). When The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions hit theaters in 2003, they both received some ire from fans. Not as much vitriol as The Phantom Menace or Han...

This Week in Geek (04/20/15–04/26/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, April 20th through Sunday, April 26th. The Wachowskis Series: V for Vendetta What: Screening, Movies & Films When: April 20th and 21st at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Where: The Trylon Microcinema The Trylon Microcinema is screening a series of films by Andy and Lana Wachowski on Monday and Tuesday nights all throughout the month of April....

Six Geeky Movies to Check Out this Winter

The holidays are over. Spring seems like a long way away. You need a distraction. Here are some movies that will get you out and about and maybe cure some of those winter doldrums. Release dates are based on the best available at publication but are, of course, subject to change. 1. Project Almanac (January 30) A group of teenagers discovers plans for a time machine. What would you do? Build one, of course! But as we all know,...
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