The Matrix Reloaded Reviews
January 10, 2018
The whole film may be more than a bit suspect cerebrally, with dime-store philosophy, potted mysticism and cut-price otherworldliness, but visually it gives full value as a virtuoso workout for your senses.
January 2, 2018
Indeed, if you loved the first Matrix and its mix of comic-book angst, martial arts, virtual reality, video-game punch-ups, pop philosophy, biblical subtext, romance, tragedy and pathos, then you won't be disappointed.
August 21, 2016
They don't come up with anything new, but it's bigger, louder, and mighty impressive, even if the dialogue sounds more and more like a preprogrammed video game.
July 1, 2012
Though introducing some new ideas and characters, Matrix Reloaded is not as exciting as the 1999 original, suffering from problems that often inflict middle chapters of trilogies.
May 31, 2012
Not one of the worst sequels that has ever been put in movie theaters, and not one of the most disappointing... but, is it ever a grind.
September 8, 2010
The encoded bloom is off the digital rose in The Matrix Reloaded. [Blu-ray]
January 9, 2010
Offers some phenomenal action sequences that more than deliver on the jaw-dropping promise shown on the trailers.
April 29, 2009
The Wachowskis manage to surprise and amaze with some stunning machine special effects and great scenes that truly dazzle the mind.
March 11, 2008
Between the money scenes, we get characters standing at attention and burping prophecies and deep thoughts at each other.
October 29, 2007
...less a narrative than an advertisement for a cultural wave. It's all about discount Zen and black clothes, the commodification of sterile violence as Kabuki.
July 14, 2007
As a movie, its pacing is off, its characters are thin and its plot is...well, questionable at best. But as a science-fiction phenomenon, it is art.
June 8, 2007
If you're 14 or younger in age or sensibility, you may giggle at some of the bons mots.
February 9, 2006
Worryingly, the longer this movie goes on, the harder it is to care.
December 13, 2005
A smorgasbord of speed, noise, exhilaration, violence and unmitigated how-did-they-do-that glee, this might be the car chase to end all car chases - even with the supremely cheesy techno music.
December 6, 2005
The Matrix Reloaded -- not unlike its predecessor -- might be hard to swallow, but it's so delicious you just can't help but want more.
December 6, 2005
the film satisfies while it leaves plenty of loose ends untied