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2008-08-01 09:00:41

The Ultimate Matrix Collection brings the motion pictures that fans have most requested in high definition to Blu-ray(TM) Hi-Def for the first time on October 14 from Warner Home Video (WHV) and Village Roadshow Pictures (VRP). This seven-disc collection contains the complete Matrix Trilogy in high definition video and lossless high definition 5.1 audio (Dolby TrueHD) -- each with hours of special features including WHV's ground-breaking In-Movie Experience. The Animatrix, the nine-part anime...

2008-06-18 12:00:36

It has been a tough summer to be a superstar director or writer. Take Larry and Andy Wachowski, the writer/director brother team behind the Matrix franchise and the creative minds behind Warner Bros.' (TWX) megabust Speed Racer. Or M. Night Shyamalan. The 38-year-old Indian-born writer/director was pilloried by movie critics before the opening of his apocalyptic film The Happening, which did surprisingly well in the face of almost universally stinky reviews. [Of course, it then promptly fell...

2006-03-16 08:15:13

By John DeFore AUSTIN, Texas (Hollywood Reporter) - In a political environment that can brew controversy out of allegorical children's fables or a documentary about penguins, it is hard to imagine the intensity of feeling that will greet "V for Vendetta," a movie whose heroes are terrorists. One foresees news talk shows in which red-faced pundits denounce the filmmakers and call for boycotts. Given a film as entertaining and solidly crafted as this one, such attention could turn...

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2006-03-16 07:00:00

By John DeFore AUSTIN, Texas -- In a political environment that can brew controversy out of allegorical children's fables or a documentary about penguins, it is hard to imagine the intensity of feeling that will greet "V for Vendetta," a movie whose heroes are terrorists. One foresees news talk shows in which red-faced pundits denounce the filmmakers and call for boycotts. Given a film as entertaining and solidly crafted as this one, such attention could turn into strong box office. Of...

2006-02-13 16:44:28

By Mike Collett-White BERLIN (Reuters) - The good guy in the Wachowski brothers' latest cinematic adventure is a terrorist at war with the British government. The masked crusader plants homemade bombs on London's subway system in pursuit of justice. The Orwellian authorities rule chiefly by fear. With "V for Vendetta," the scriptwriters who brought us "The Matrix" may be asking for trouble. Starring a shaven-headed Natalie Portman as the foil to the mystery man known only as V, the...

2006-02-13 08:19:53

By Mike Collett-White BERLIN (Reuters) - The good guy in the Wachowski brothers' latest cinematic adventure is a "terrorist" at war with the British government. The masked crusader makes homemade bombs, which he plants on London's subway system, and condones violence in pursuit of justice. The Orwellian authorities rule chiefly by fear. With "V for Vendetta," the scriptwriters who brought us "The Matrix" may be asking for trouble. Starring a shaven-headed Natalie Portman as the foil...


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