426. Shooting Threes: The Matrix


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We begin our new trilogy set with 1999’s The Matrix! Oh boy oh boy, let’s go down this rabbit hole, baby! Bridgett and Sarah discuss the legacy, themes, and gender critique of the Wachowski Sisters’ smash hit. A lot of what we reference was specifically in regards to gender, and how the Wachowskis' coming out recontextualized this film for many, many people. As a cis hosts, we want to make sure the trans authors of these works are credited and our listeners have access for additional reading: Why The Matrix Is a Trans Story According to Lilly Wachowski | Netflix Film Club https://youtu.be/adXm2sDzGkQ “How The Matrix universalized a trans experience — and helped me accept my own” by Emily VanDerWerff | Vox https://www.vox.com/culture/2019/3/30/18286436/the-matrix-wachowskis-trans-experience-redpill “What We Can Learn About Gender From The Matrix” By Andrea Long Chu | Vulture https://www.vulture.com/2019/02/what-the-matrix-can-teach-us-about-gender.html Features: Sarah Griffith: https://twitter.com/sk_griffith Bridgett Greenberg: https://twitter.com/BridgettTweets Support Small Beans and access Additional Content: https://www.patreon.com/SmallBeans Check our store to buy Small Beans merch! https://www.teepublic.com/stores/the-small-beans-store?ref_id=22691

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