History YMMV / TheMatrixReloaded

25th Jul '17 10:34:56 PM BaronVonFistcrunch
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: The rave scene. Almost five minutes of highly sexually suggestive dancing intercut with Neo and Trinity having sex. And it serves no purpose whatsoever. Though given the RuleofSymbolism the film runs on, it likely symbolized freedom of sexuality and life.

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: The rave scene. Almost five minutes of highly sexually suggestive dancing intercut with Neo and Trinity having sex. And it serves no purpose whatsoever. Though given the RuleofSymbolism that the film runs on, on RuleOfSymbolism, it likely symbolized freedom of sexuality and life.
25th Jul '17 10:34:02 PM BaronVonFistcrunch
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* BaseBreakingCharacter: The Architect was seen by some fans as a perfect description of the creator of the Matrix or some describe him as just an underwritten character.

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The Architect was seen by some fans as a perfect description of the creator of the Matrix or some describe him as just an underwritten character.character. While most casual film-goers hated his long-winded SesquipedalianLoquaciousness speech, Philosophers and intellectuals found it refreshing to see in a film.
** A lot of people find the Merovingian annoying and this clearly the intent of the filmmakers, but there are even more who like him for sheer virtue of having a more vibrant personality [[DullSurprise compared to the main cast]], some genuinely funny moments, and he only expounds his personal world view rather than [[FauxlosophicNarration everyone else's failed attempts at sounding deep]].



* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: The rave scene. Almost five minutes of highly sexually suggestive dancing intercut with Neo and Trinity having sex. And it serves no purpose whatsoever. Rumor has it that originally this movie and ''Revolutions'' were planned out as just one long movie, hence the needless filler. Or it just symbolized freedom of sexuality.

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: The rave scene. Almost five minutes of highly sexually suggestive dancing intercut with Neo and Trinity having sex. And it serves no purpose whatsoever. Rumor has it that originally this movie and ''Revolutions'' were planned out as just one long movie, hence Though given the needless filler. Or RuleofSymbolism the film runs on, it just likely symbolized freedom of sexuality.sexuality and life.



* EnsembleDarkhorse: A lot of people find the Merovingian annoying and this clearly the intent of the filmmakers, but there are even more who like him for sheer virtue of having a more vibrant personality [[DullSurprise compared to the main cast]], some genuinely funny moments, and he only expounds his personal world view rather than [[FauxlosophicNarration everyone else's failed attempts at sounding deep]].

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: A lot of people find the Merovingian annoying and this clearly the intent of the filmmakers, but there are even more who like him for sheer virtue of having a more vibrant personality [[DullSurprise compared to the main cast]], some genuinely funny moments, and he only expounds his personal world view rather than [[FauxlosophicNarration everyone else's failed attempts at sounding deep]].
25th Jul '17 8:08:33 AM Piterpicher
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* BestKnownForTheFanservice: Some viewers consider the 10 minutes of MonicaBellucci in a dress apparently painted onto her body to be the movie's only memorable/tolerable part. [[JustHereForGodzilla Others remember the fight scenes]].

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* BestKnownForTheFanservice: Some viewers consider the 10 minutes of MonicaBellucci Creator/MonicaBellucci in a dress apparently painted onto her body to be the movie's only memorable/tolerable part. [[JustHereForGodzilla Others remember the fight scenes]].
15th Jul '17 9:05:06 AM DrakeClawfang
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* VindicatedByHistory: Inverted. It was well-received by fans and critics during its initial release, and was financially successful enough that it held the title of the highest grossing R-rated film at the box office, until it was dethroned a year later by ''Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist'' and in 2016 by ''Film/{{Deadpool}}''. However, both critical and fan opinion soured after the release of ''Revolutions'', and the general perception today is that both films are pretentious and bloated. Although ''Reloaded'' is still considered the better of the two by a fair margin.

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* VindicatedByHistory: Inverted. It was well-received by fans and critics during its initial release, and was financially successful enough that it held the title of the highest grossing R-rated film at the box office, until it was dethroned a year later by ''Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist'' and in 2016 by ''Film/{{Deadpool}}''. However, both critical and fan opinion soured after the release of ''Revolutions'', and the general perception today is that both films are pretentious and bloated. Although ''Reloaded'' is still considered the better of the two by a fair margin.margin.
* TheWoobie: Persephone, a beautiful and lonely woman stuck married to, in her own words, a "pompous prick" who treats her like crap and slips away from dinner to cheat on her with a random patron he likes the look of. And it's pretty heavily implied this isn't the first time he's done it.
14th Jul '17 9:27:28 PM DrakeClawfang
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** The Merovingian is said by Persephone to have once been "like Neo," and the Merovingian dynasty is the one that the infamous (and disproven) "Holy Grail / Blood Royal" theory says are descendants of Jesus Christ. In tandem with TheReveal that Neo was [[spoiler:not the first "The One"]], there was speculation that the Merovingian was a former "One," if not the human himself then a Program created in the human's image, and Persephone was his Trinity. The potential never went anywhere.
14th Jul '17 9:15:03 PM DrakeClawfang
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* BoringInvincibleHero: There are some complaints that now that he has the powers of The One, Neo is simply too overpowered for anyone to be concerned for his safety in a fight. The biggest action scene actually doesn't involve him at all, with the tension shifted to whether he can get there in time to save Morpheus. WordOfGod that in the original script of The Matrix, Neo was going to be the One in the film instead of its prequel.

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* BoringInvincibleHero: There are some complaints that now Now that he has the powers of The One, Neo is simply too overpowered for anyone there to be concerned for his safety much real tension in a fight. any action scene involving him. He ''opens'' the film effortlessly fighting off three Agents, and only shows off greater powers from there. The biggest action scene actually doesn't involve him at all, with the tension shifted to whether he can get there in time to save Morpheus. WordOfGod that in the original script of The Matrix, Neo was going to be the One in the film instead of its prequel.day.
26th May '17 7:57:49 PM cwf123
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* ItWasHisSled: The revelations that Smith is a virus and that the Architect is watching Neo isn't worth mentioning anymore.
18th Apr '17 4:37:19 AM DoctorSleep
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* HilariousInHindsight: The comparison between Neo and Superman become this now that [[WesternAnimation/TheLEGOBatmanMovie Agent Smith is a prisoner in the Phantom Zone]].
6th Apr '17 6:24:48 PM BaronVonFistcrunch
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* SurprisinglyImprovedSequel: If people watch the cutscenes of VideoGame/EnterTheMatrix, the film has a better perspective.



* VindicatedByHistory: Inverted. It was fairly well-received by fans and critics during its initial release, and was financially successful enough that it held the title of the highest grossing R-rated film at the box office, until it was dethroned a year later by ''Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist'' and in 2016 by ''Film/Deadpool''. However, both critical and fan opinion soured after the release of ''Revolutions'' and the general perception today is that both films are pretentious and bloated, although ''Reloaded'' is considered the better of the two by a fair margin.

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* VindicatedByHistory: Inverted. It was fairly well-received by fans and critics during its initial release, and was financially successful enough that it held the title of the highest grossing R-rated film at the box office, until it was dethroned a year later by ''Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist'' and in 2016 by ''Film/Deadpool''. ''Film/{{Deadpool}}''. However, both critical and fan opinion soured after the release of ''Revolutions'' ''Revolutions'', and the general perception today is that both films are pretentious and bloated, although bloated. Although ''Reloaded'' is still considered the better of the two by a fair margin.
11th Mar '17 5:41:03 PM GargusSCP
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* SignatureScene: Several.
** Neo versus the Upgrades.
** The oh-so weird rave at Zion.
** Neo versus Seraph at the teahouse.
** The Burly Brawl.
** The Merovingian's monologue on causality.
** The fight on the Merovingian's chateau.
** The freeway chase.
** Neo's encounter with the Architect.
** Neo using his powers of the One in the real world.
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