Warner today confirms the release on February 2 of Matrix in Collector's Edition 4K Ultra HD within the Titan of Cult collection. On the program: new Steelbook packaging, goodies and shovel bonuses to dive back into the heart of the Matrix, while the latest Matrix 4 Resurrections is looming in theaters on December 22.
The bullet time effect
Filled to the brim with references (literary, philosophical, mathematical, anything goes) and formally hair-raising, Matrix illustrates with grids, numbers, characters doubled to infinity and special effects innovative for the time (the famous "bullet time") the crazy adventures of Neo (Keanu Reeves) in the fight against the matrix, understanding the network or the system, it's the same (Baudrillard and Lewis Carroll are not far, read about it the excellent review of the saga by Jean-Baptiste Thoret).
Follow the White Rabbit
We will benefit for the occasion of the recent 4K scan of the original negative, supervised by the director of photography of the film Bill Pope. Labeled HDR10 and HDR Dolby Vision, the film will be completed by a Dolby Atmos track. As for the bonuses, we will find all the supplements of the previous Blu-Ray editions, namely:
• Introduction written by Wachowski
• Comments by philosophers Dr. Cornel West and Ken Wilber
• Comments by critics Todd McCarthy, John Powers and David Thomson
• Generic and team comments with Carrie-Anne Moss, Zach Staenberg and John Gaeta • Commentary by composer Don Davis
• The creation of Matrix, follow the White Rabbit
• Exclusive magnet
• Exclusive pin
Matrix 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray released on February 2. Indicative price: 29.99 euros.