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The Matrix by Joshua Clover


The Matrix by Joshua Clover

The Matrix, a true end-of-the-millennium movie, blends science fiction with conspiracy thriller conventions and outlandish martial arts created with groundbreaking digital techniques. Clover examines The Matrix's digital effects, the melding of cinema and video games and the film's references to philosophy.

About the Author

JOSHUA CLOVER, author of award-winning book of poetry Madonna anno domini (1996) and many other works, is Associate Professor of Poetry and Poetics at the University of California, Davis. He writes on art and politics for the Village Voice.

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Publication date

12th June 2007


Joshua Clover

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BFI Publishing an imprint of British Film Institute


96 pages


Film theory & criticism



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