2003 Bonus: THE MATRIX RELOADED: Meh or Misunderstood?


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The Wachowski's sequel to "The Matrix" was a box office smash, but reactions were decidedly mixed. Even many critics who reviewed the film positively included qualifiers about its geekiness, special effects and religious iconography.

So what do we think nearly 20 years later?

In this episode, Mike and Brian set out on a hero's journey of their own to find out, digging into the movie's big ambitions to decide if it deserves a place among the best of 2003.


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