He betrays his comrades, in return for being plugged back into the Matrix — back into his comfortable though illusory life of ease and affluence. Of porterhouse steaks, fine wine and nice clothes….
A freed human and programmer on the Nebuchadnezzar. After Lorenzo di Bonaventurathe president of production of the company at the time, read the script, he decided to buy rights to it and included two more pictures, Bound and The Matrix, in the contract.
The first movie The Wachowskis directed, Bound, then became a critical success. Using this momentum, the siblings later asked to direct The Matrix. To prepare for the wire futhe actors had to train hard for several months.
Yuen was optimistic but then began to worry when he realized how unfit the actors were. He was still recovering by the time of pre-production, but he insisted on training, so Yuen let him practice punches and lighter moves.
Reeves trained hard and even requested training on days off.
However, the surgery still made him unable to kick for two out of four months of training. As a result, Reeves did not kick much in the film.
Matrix digital rain In the film, the code that composes the Matrix itself is frequently represented as downward-flowing green characters. This code uses a custom typeface designed by Simon Whiteley,  which includes mirror images of half-width kana characters and Western Latin letters and numerals.
Path of Neoand its drop-down effect is reflected in the design of some posters for the Matrix series. The code received the Runner-up Award in the Jesse Garson Award for In-film typography or opening credit sequence.
During the testing of a breathing mechanism in the pod, the tester suffered hypothermia in under eight minutes, so the pod had to be heated.
The actors needed to perform martial art actions in their costume, hang upside-down without people seeing up their clothing, and be able to work the wires while strapped into the harnesses.
The filming helped establish New South Wales as a major film production center.
She stated that she was under a lot of pressure at the time and was devastated when she realized that she would be unable to do it. During the filming of these action sequences, there was significant physical contact between the actors, earning them bruises.
The scene was shot successfully a few days later, with Reeves using only three takes. Yuen altered the choreography and made the actors pull their punches in the last sequence of the scene, creating a training feel.
The set was built around an existing train storage facility, which had real train tracks. Another stuntman was injured by a hydraulic puller during a shot where Neo was slammed into a booth.By November , The Matrix franchise had generated $ million from VHS and DVD sales, $ million from the video game Enter the Matrix (), $37 million from The Matrix Reloaded: The Album soundtrack sales, and $ million from licensed merchandise sales.
Cypher clearly made the wrong choice in deciding to abandon "the desert of the real" in favor of an easier lift in the Matrix. Ultimately, he was killed and never returned to the Matrix. His needs to fulfill his duties as a citizen and a revolutionary were not only shown throughout the movie, but also specifically in other works written by great thinkers, .
Morpheus: Unfortunately, no one can be told what the Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself. You have to see it for yourself. Morpheus: Throughout human history, we have been dependent on machines to survive. The Religion of The Matrix and the Problems of Pluralism GREGORY BASSHAM Happiness and Cypher’s Choice: Is Ignorance Bliss?
CHARLES L. GRISWOLD, JR. We Are (the) One! Kant Explains How to Manipulate the Matrix JAMES LAWLER Scene 4 Virtual Themes Notes from Underground: Nihilism and The Matrix THOMAS S. HIBBS Cyphers Choice In the original Matrix movie, there’s a character named Cypher who decides that life is more comfortable for him within the confines of the false-reality programming that is the Matrix.
Given the choice between two versions of reality, one comfortable, one miserable, how many of us would choose the latter? From a certain point of view, could it be that Cypher is right and all the heroes in The Matrix are wrong?
Sixteen years have passed since the film's release, so let's begin with a brief recap.