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The green tint is suggestive of the early monochrome cathode monitors, a piece of imagery associated with early computing: The Wachowski's wanted to create a mood palette, so they could cross cut between the Matrix and the Real world and an audience could immediately identify where the action was occuring through the use of such a colour scheme.


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The Agents are 'immortal', reckless and unyielding. In a chase scenario, and given the agents inability to die, why would an agent do anything other than to chase the target and confirm the kill? There is no risk on the Agents part, and even if he remained on the upper floor, he would have still needed to confirm the kill by checking the target has expired. ...


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There have been some theories floating around on the internet.... George Orwell's 1984: A tribute to George Orwell's Room 101 in 1984, where a prisoner is subjected to their worst phobia, and has subsequently been used in popular culture to signify a room where an item can be placed to never be again found. Neo has in turn been placed in room ...


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I like the answer @JohnSmithOptional gave. Also, the directors have explained that they thought the color blue was too happy/cheerful, so they chose to make the sky within the Matrix green. The one time that bright blue is used is in the last half hour of the 3rd movie: a ship flies way up above the clouds, in the Real World, and there's a moment of ...


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It relates to the training areas of the first movie. If you recall, the ships are there in order to broadcast a 'hacker signal' into the Matrix in order to get their people inside it. This requires them to travel a great distance away from Zion. From this we can deduce that this is not the Matrix. Further, recall that where they trained Neo (and ...


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This is not the first matrix, it's the sixth one and Oracle helped Architect to build this one. From the failure of previous matrix, Oracle and Architect given the humans 'free will'. So Oracle always in support of free will for Humans. Her action sometimes cause imbalance in matrix but Architect is always there to control the effects. Like other agents and ...


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Persephone's origin is not mentioned in the movie. But she mentions about silver bullets ,thus suggesting that Merovingian has a werewolf background. The DVD Behind the scenes mentions that she is a vampire that seeks after emotions. She admires the love that Trinity and Neo holds for each other. She also mentions about the love that she had once enjoyed, ...


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It's simple. He's dismissive of her supposed ability to see the future. Neither the Oracle or the Architect can see past human choice, just making probable chance/possibility statistics/computated results/educated guesses about how humans will react or of they succeed. Neo being the proof that they can't (he chooses to save Trinity and succeeds against all ...


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No, a pretty much official explanation exists. And the question is not really "open". As I've stated in this answer, it's explained by the fact that when Neo comes into contact with the Source (i.e. when he meets the Architect), his brain becomes a wireless connection. After all, the real time in the Matrix franchise is set in a tech-wise advanced future, ...


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The Oracle's main function is to counterbalance the Architect. It was the Oracle and the Architect who built The Matrix, and the events in the trilogy are actually taking place in the third Matrix, as the first 2 failed. The Oracle stands for free will, whereas the Architect stands for order. As a result, I'd find it difficult to tie Turing's oracle into ...


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This would need to be a lot longer to answer all of your questions. I suggest following the links below to gain a more complete understanding. As explained here, the Architect acknowledges to Neo that he failed multiple times in creating a Matrix that 100% of humans accepted. The current "successful" Matrix we find Neo in is only accepted by 99% of humans. ...


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The Architect is being literal. He has wiped out the population of Zion before, and is poised to do it again. He explains to Neo that the purpose of The One is to perpetuate the cycle. To that end, Neo is expected to select a number of people from the Matrix to free, and is told that they will become the foundations of the next Zion. The Architect: The ...


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The Animatrix has both prequel stories, as well as concurrent stories to the Matrix. One of the stories even becomes explicitly canon when the protagonist of it becomes a minor but important character in Revolutions. The story itself takes place between The Matrix and Reloaded. There is no spoilers for Reloaded or Revolutions in any of the 9 short films.


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Based on what the Architect says, to understand the human mind and help the machines make the humans accept the program better they turn to the Oracle. The oracle is a software which has a more .. human touch. The oracle doesn't only help understanding the human mind, but also thinks like one. This is why the oracle takes pleasure in baking cookies, etc. ...


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I think the answer is that it was suggested a supermatrix, because it's more likely within the matrix's universe, considering the machine's cold logic, but the idea was possible abandoned. Why a super-matrix? The machines where able to defeat Neo and Agent Smith, and his viral propagation, at the same time, and took Zion after the battle. If the machines' ...


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Let us assume that the love that Persephone once enjoyed was with Merovingian. Merovingian and Persephone have slightly more human traits than other programs, they enjoy fine food, wine, languages. While Persephone talks of love, Merovingian displays lust ("The lipstick that is not on Merovingian's face"). Merovingian is shown to cheat on Persephone. ...


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In Matrix Trilogy, Oracle is kind of a dubious character. In first movie she is shown as a very knowledgeable woman whom few humans (like Morpheus) consults and believes in. Later she is revealed to a be program, residing in the core of the Matrix. She lacks the ability to see past her own choice, which explains that no one can see past their own choice they ...


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I do not believe his body appears any different. Any differences are likely due to the clothing he wore. Specifically, in the first movie he tended to wear loose clothing with jackets or trench coats. In the second two movies he wore his new one-piece dress that was much tighter fitting and was buttoned up the front, not hanging open. Here is a picture of ...


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The Animatrix provides a deeper background in the world of the Matrix. It shows how other people experience the Matrix. I don't think there are any (major) spoilers. There are definitely references though. The Animatrix will definitely improve your understanding of how everything is tied together.


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I have an additional reason to add (though I agree that the primary one is due to the greenish tint of computer screens like VT100s). The physical city where they shot The Matrix, Sydney, is also known as the Land of Oz (Oz, short for Aussies, short for Australia) and much of the city uses green marble as a tribute to the Emerald City of Oz. This made much ...


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It could. The idea of a "dream within a dream" was probably popularized by the Edgar Allan Poe poem, published in 1849, and so the idea has had time to pervade the public meme space.



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