Pop Life- The Matrix Turns 20

Mar 27, 2019

In 1999 the film The Matrix was released and changed the way we thought about science fiction. This year is the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking film and to celebrate WAER has a special episode of Pop Life.

Joe Lee is joined by Charisse L'Pree , Assistant Professor of Communications at The Newhouse School at Syracuse University, to discuss the film. L'Pree is especially qualified on the subject as she is the host of The Critical and The Curious, which in it's 2nd season is focusing on Keanu Reeves

How is this movie different than other works of science fiction around that time? And how does a hacker named Neo make for such an attractice protagonist? You'll find out this week on Pop Life.


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