Human mortality is not simple…The average worldwide life expectancy in 1900 was 31-32 years old, only five years more than the average life expectancy in 10,000 BC. In 1950 it was 45. It’s currently 73. We didn’t all of a sudden become X-men in the last century.
Science fiction has accounted for much of Hollywood’s accolades throughout the years, though few franchises have seen the commercial or critical success of 1999’s The Matrix and its sequels The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions and the upcoming The Matrix Resurrections. Along with a slew of marketing products ranging from video games to cell phonesContinue reading “Fear and Loathing in The Matrix: Deconstructing the Mask of (Post)humanism in The Matrix Franchise”