Ok watched revolutions last night. Expected to hate the dock scene cause I remember it being horrid to watch in the cinema but I inexplicably LOVED IT. Could be cause I watched avatar the other day and loads of the action felt really stilted but yeah gimme the mechs and shouting, did a better job than James Cameron at his own game.
Was a bad idea to cram even more themes into this film (if they wanted to explore the potential of machines and code to ‘feel’ then they should have done so at the start) and despite being shot back to back with reloaded seemed to be really out of sync with that film. The story needed to conclude I guess but overall a fucking weird film that absolutely does not work as a stand-alone movie in the way it really ought to.
Last Neo Smith fight was good, Bane was shite, Smith felt oddly empty as a baddie, the Deus ex Machina was pretty turd and Trinity’s death was horribly underplayed, should have been devastating but it was like it didn’t matter. Liked the scene above the clouds though. There’s a massive moral black hole pointed out by @xylo above too, are they just going to keep banging us in the nutri-ninja if we’re happy bluepills as long as the lads can keep having sex raves?
Both a satisfying and unsatisfying end to an ambitious but underwritten set of sequels.