Guys, After consulting with the geek vine concerning Revolutions, I think we've found the most effective explanations of the Matrix trilogy: http://www.dungeoneternal.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=18816#18816 Just thought I'd pass this along. It really does make a lot of sense. -- God Bless, Jackson Yee me at jacksoncomputing.com AIM: JacksonYee Jorah Lavin said: > After the second movie came out, I saw a review which clarified for me > the problems I was having with the change in quality from the first to > the second. > > The reviewer mentioned that the W brothers claimed (after the success of > the first movie) that their vision had always been of a trilogy of > movies. However, the first movie truly was satisfying on its own, and > the reviewer felt that their never was a vision of three movies, that > the first one finished the story as it stood, and that the brothers were > basically hitching a ride on their own star by going ahead and milking > the concept for two more movie. > > This makes a lot of sense to me, and while I'll watch the third one when > it comes out on disk, in the future I plan to think of this "trilogy" as > one movie with two lame knockoffs, just as with one of my favorite books > of yesteryear, _The Gameplayers of Zan_, a bit fiction from the mid 70s > which was well thought out and entertaining, followed by two "sequels" > that were strained and not much fun.