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Berlin: How Studio Babelsberg Beat the Odds, From ‘The Pianist’ to ‘The Matrix Resurrections’

When Christoph Fisser, together with partner Carl L. Woebcken, bought Germany’s historic Studio Babelsberg from Vivendi Universal in 2004, the asking price was 1  euro. Vivendi had acquired Babelsberg, previously run by East German state film group DEFA, after the fall of the Berlin Wall and invested more than half a billion dollars upgrading the […]

Keanu Reeves’ Latest Act of Generosity: Treating Friends, Family and Co-Workers to San Fran Getaway for ‘Matrix’ Premiere

One needn’t search far or wide to find examples of Keanu Reeves’ generosity. As one of Hollywood’s most bankable stars, the 57-year-old is said to be generous with his good fortunes, donating millions to charity and regularly coming through with impressive wrap gifts. (He doled out Harley-Davidson motorcycles to members of The Matrix Reloaded stunt […]

‘John Wick’ Filmmaker Chad Stahelski on Lana Wachowski Offering Him Acting Role in ‘Matrix: Resurrections’: “I Was Shocked”

“It’s a trip,” Chad Stahelski said Saturday night after surveying the scene surrounding San Francisco’s Castro Theatre, host of The Matrix: Resurrections premiere. But it also applies to the journey he’s has been on since the debut of the first film in the franchise more than 20 years ago. Stahelski had been working in the […]

‘The Matrix Resurrections’: Film Review

Neo is back in Lana Wachowski’s very self-referential fourth ‘Matrix’ film.

Lana Wachowski Delivers Heartfelt Speech About Power of Cinema at ‘Matrix Resurrections’ Premiere: “Movie Theaters Have Sustained Me”

Rolling out the green carpet in San Francisco for a world premiere of The Matrix Resurrections may have seemed an obvious choice because portions of the film were shot in and around the Bay Area, but for filmmaker Lana Wachowski, the decision was personal. “I love San Francisco. I love this theater,” the director told […]

‘The Matrix Resurrections’ Stuns With First Trailer

The Matrix Resurrections dropped its first trailer Thursday morning, and the tease was eye-popping with astonishing visuals that fans have come to expect from the beloved sci-fi franchise. The first look at the highly anticipated Warner Bros. installment continued the story of Thomas Anderson (Keanu Reeves) and Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss), seemingly once again trapped inside […]

‘Matrix 4’ Style “Shifted” From Original Trilogy, Says Neil Patrick Harris

Matrix 4 will have a  "shifted” style from the previous trilogy, says Neil Patrick Harris, who has a "small part" in the film.  

Keanu Reeves Calls ‘Matrix 4’ a “Beautiful Story”

Keanu Reeves is not giving away much, but he did recently talk about his work on Matrix 4 while a guest on Andy Cohen's SiriusXM show. 

Did ‘The Matrix’ Teach Hollywood the Wrong Lessons?

'The Matrix' is one of the most influential blockbusters of the past 20 years, but did Hollywood take away the wrong lessons from it?

‘Sense8’ Season 2: TV Review

Still utterly confusing but also visually beautiful and strangely touching, Netflix's 'Sense8' continues to shine.

‘Sense8’ Cast on Why Their Inclusive Show Is “Necessary” in Trump’s America

The global group praised the Netflix series for its "poignant" timing at the second season premiere.

Daily Mail Denies Trying to Out ‘Matrix’ Director Lilly Wachowski as Transgender

"Our reporter was extremely sympathetic and courteous at all times," the outlet says of a writer who visited the very private filmmaker at home.