The Wachowskis' 1999 science fiction film has become a staple of its own era in the many years that have come by, and it does far more than simply live up to its popularity.
Paul Thomas Anderson's 1999 magnum opus remains the director at his most ambitious and emotionally chaotic.
Sofia Coppola's directorial debut is a dark side of coming of age not so often seen today.
Touching, if not always insightful enough. (✯✯✯✯)
One of, if not the most fully realized directorial debuts of its era, let alone all time. (✯✯✯✯✯)
Reveals a lot more about the flaws of political systems than one would suspect in its high school setting. (✯✯✯✯½)
Slightly overlong but never uninteresting. (✯✯✯✯)