On Fri, 9 Apr 1999, Robin Hanson wrote:
> An engrossing cartoon perhaps, but hardly a fruitful basis
> for thinking about the future. Similar but better movies
> were Dark City and Total Recall.
First of all, Dark City was a terrible movie. Can you say "Plot holes"? And additionally, you've really gotta give the people who made the Matrix some credit on a number of levels - not the least of which is the fact that they had the good sense to limit Reeves's dialogue ;)