The Matrix
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Visible crew/equipment: When Neo is going to open the door to enter the Oracle's house, you can clearly see a camera on the doorknob. There's a sheet over it painted to look like the wall behind it, with a representation of Morpheus' tie too, because he's blocked by the camera. (01:07:40)

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Visible crew/equipment: When the 3 agents visit the roof top where Neo saved Trinity from the chopper, you can clearly see the camera crew in the agents' sunglasses. (01:47:50)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Neo is at the office, while in his cubicle, he gets an express delivery. As he signs for it you can see another arm laying on the desk behind him. In the next shot he hands back the clipboard, you see it is only him and the delivery man. [Only visible in 4:3 format.] (00:12:35)

Visible crew/equipment: When Smith sits down with Morpheus he says 'I want to share a revelation...' Here the white screen is visible in the left lens of his glasses. It is also visible in both lenses at one point. (01:33:25)

Visible crew/equipment: When Trinity's getting arrested (near the start) and two cops are kicked into the wall, you can see a wire around the cop on the right leg area, to make him fly across the room. (Seen clearer in slow motion.)

Visible crew/equipment: When Neo and Smith have a fight at the train station, before Smith drags Neo by the legs and tosses him onto the train track, he punches Neo into another wall. Just after he does this, a red piece of equipment is visible to the left of the screen, being pulled quickly out of shot.

Visible crew/equipment: In the Oracle's house, when Neo is watching the spoon, a reflection of the camera is visible on it.

Visible crew/equipment: When Neo is in the car and asking Trinity if she's seen the Oracle, the white reflective screen is visible in her glasses where the windshield should be.

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Suggested correction: No, that is the windscreen. If the sun was shining directly onto the windscreen, it would appear bright in a reflection.

Visible crew/equipment: When Trinity asks Neo 'How did you do that?' after he's dodged the bullets the white reflective screen is visible in the left lens of her glasses. (01:42:35)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the final scene where Neo exits from the phone booth and wears his sunglasses some crewmembers are reflected on them.

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Visible crew/equipment: In the "Desert of the Real" scene where Morpheus is sitting on the chair while explaining the Matrix to Neo, at a certain point he raises the head to the sky and in that moment the boom mic is visible reflected on his sunglasses.

Visible crew/equipment: When Neo first holds the little boy's spoon the white screen is visible in the reflection. (01:09:10)

Visible crew/equipment: When Neo is crawling round the side of the building after Morpheus's phone call, there are two shots from his point of view. In the second one, close to the black pipe, the square camera is seen in the reflection. (00:15:45)

Visible crew/equipment: When Smith and the other Agents turn round in the corridor at the end the white reflective screen is visible in Smith's left lens as he is turning. (01:59:40)

Visible crew/equipment: When Smith is interrogating Morpheus in the police building, the two Agents come in. When one of them says, "He doesn't know," the white screen is seen in his glasses.

Visible crew/equipment: When Neo and Morpheus are in the training program with the girl in the red dress, after Morpheus has paused the program you can see a camera and a black fabric cover around it reflected off Morpheus' sunglasses for a considerable amount of time. Noticeably in the shot considerably close to his face while talking. (00:58:00 - 00:59:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Agent Smith is interrogating Neo, after Smith has sealed Neo's mouth shut and he is backed into the corner, when the camera cuts back to Smith you can clearly see a reflection in his glasses of Neo still sitting down in the chair. (00:19:50)

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Agent Smith: I'd like to share a revelation that I've had during my time here. It came to me when I tried to classify your species, and I realised that you're not actually mammals. Every mammal on this planet instinctively develops a natural equilibrium with the surrounding environment; but you humans do not. You move to an area and you multiply, and multiply, until every natural resource is consumed and the only way you can survive is to spread to another area. There is another organism on this planet that follows the same pattern. Do you know what it is? A virus. Human beings are a disease, a cancer on this planet, you are a plague, and we...are the cure. (01:02:20)

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Trivia: It's been said that Neo is an anagram for "one". I think it's more important to realise that Neo means "new". His real name is Thomas Anderson. He is called Thomas at the beginning of the movie, when he doubts the truth -- that the world as he knows it is not real. Thomas is the "doubting" disciple in the Bible. Moreover, Anderson means "son of man". Hence, Neo Anderson is the New Son of Man. The biblical references go on and on... Trinity, Nebucadnezzar (the name of the ship -- in fact, the name plate on the ship makes reference to a verse in Mark chapter 3), Zion... So not only is Neo "the One", he has gone from being the doubter to the new son of man.

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Question: How did Neo know about the existence of the Matrix if he was stuck in the Matrix for most of his life?

Answer: He doesn't know that he's plugged into a giant computer and that most of humanity is a power source for robots. He's merely aware that there is something wrong with life in general, something odd that he can't quite explain.

Gary O'Reilly

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