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The Matrix: The Shooting Script

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Includes detailed scene notes by Paul Oosterhouse, assistant to the Wachowskis throughout the making of the movie.
Paperback, 144 pages
Published November 30th 2001 by Newmarket Press
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Hudson
Apr 11, 2013 Hudson rated it 5 of 5 stars
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The Wachowski brothers are, in my opinion, brilliant. Although I have seen this film countless times, reading the screenplay opened my eyes to details that I hadn't caught while watching the movie, and gave me a wider perspective on the entire world of the Matrix. This script is entertainment, education, and one hell of a ride into a virtual reality that will keep your eyes glued to each page, or should I say pixel, as you speed through dimensions and dimensions of metaphor, and life explanation ...more
Jevron McCrory
An incredibly confident and highly intelligent screenplay for the movie that changed not only how movies are made but how we perceive them. Fucking ESSENTIAL!
Elise
Such a revolutionary and fun read. It's much less intimidating to read, and it's easier to pick up on details. Still love it and the rest of the movies even more.
Nicole Pramik
I think it might not be too far off to call The Matrix a film that defined a generation as well as proved that you can make an intelligent action movie. While some folks berate the subsequent films in the trilogy (I, personally, think they're good but not quite on the same level as the first), this first installment is a modern sci-fi classic in its own right.

As the title explains, this is the shooting script, which means it's the closest draft possible to the version utilized during actual film
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Paul Darcy
I think just about anybody on earth with access to some form or media knows about this movie. In fact I would almost bet that anybody savvy enough to be on the internet has, and who else would be reading this blog anyhow.

So I’ll skip telling you what this movie is like or about and cut straight to the review of this book, which is in fact the shooting script used to make the movie.

Why review a shooting script? Well, I’ve been working on my script’s first draft now since September and reading scr
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Kelli Horne
Shooting scripts are a great read for anyone interested in screenwriting. It broadens my perspective to compare the script to the movie or the movie to the script, and envision more precisely how the transformation occurred.
Sean-patrick Burke
Hello again Goodreads. Figure I'll get back into actually tracking my reading.
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Erik Graff
Oct 22, 2010 Erik Graff rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: everyone
Recommended to Erik by: Larry Santoro
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