A Glitch in the Matrix

A Glitch in the Matrix

A Glitch in the Matrix

What if The Matrix wasn't a work of fiction and we're actually living in a computer simulation? The director of Room 237 explores the possibility by delving into the science and philosophy of simulation theory, using the iconic 1999 sci-fi as a jumping off point.

2021108 minsUSA
Documentary
Director:
Rodney Ascher

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A Glitch in the Matrix / Reviews

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Makes for engrossing, sometimes unsettling viewing.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

While Ascher casts a wide net, "A Glitch in the Matrix" works quite well as an overview of the various epistemological questions it raises.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

If none of this is as gripping as Ascher's past investigations into the labyrinth of the mind, it's largely because the filmmaker is this time doing more summarizing than probing.

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Slash Film

Slash Film

The movie stumbles over its muddled execution of some of those ideas, and as a result, can't help but feel like a letdown.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

[Ascher's] most ambitious rabbit hole yet, but it also proves to be his most novel, and least playfully convincing.

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