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The Matrix Reloaded Reviews

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May 14, 2003
Dark, with jaw-dropping effects, stunning action beats and a chase to end all chases, The Matrix Reloaded is a movie-going dare.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 75/100
June 3, 2003
We hear so much that Neo is "The One" the "Oracle" spoke of in "The Prophecy" that I began to think his midiclorines predisposed him to The Force.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
May 8, 2003
While upping the ante considerably in the action and effects department, storytelling stumbles frequently this outing as the movie stops cold for philosophical digressions about fate and destiny and reality.
September 16, 2003
It's really just assumed that if you didn't care enough to show up the first time and get inducted as a Matrix loyalist, who needs you on reload, ticket or no ticket?
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
June 8, 2007
If you're 14 or younger in age or sensibility, you may giggle at some of the bons mots.
May 15, 2003
It's the technical wizardry that keeps "The Matrix Reloaded" going at all, which should not be the case.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 9, 2006
Worryingly, the longer this movie goes on, the harder it is to care.
June 20, 2003
A rabble-rousing aestheticization of violence and potential violence...Even I don't think the Wachowskis are Nazis, but I do think they might be Leni Riefenstahls.
Full Review | Original Score: D
May 15, 2003
Ultimately like a long theme park ride.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 13, 2003
One incredibly cool...kung-fu melee; one jaw-dropping, 100-mph, against-traffic freeway chase; and way, way too much pseudo-philosophical yappity- yappity-yap.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 17, 2003
A flawed thinking man's action sci-fi flick.
Full Review | Original Score: C
June 26, 2003
Andy and Larry Wachowski's eagerly awaited sequel comprises equal parts style and stupidity.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 4, 2003
'Simplemente es una mediana cinta de acción que quizá encuentre su lugar cuando llegue la parte final de la historia.'
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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.
May 14, 2003
For such a rich visual movie, Reloaded tells far more than it shows.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
May 14, 2003
The film has the same problems as The Empire Strikes Back, offering neither the novelty of an initial episode nor the satisfaction of a climactic one.
May 14, 2003
Much-anticipated sequel to The Matrix is both phenomenally talky and loaded with action and effects. How can this be? It's long.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
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