The Matrix is unrealistic because it's a movie where a black man and a woman tell a straight white man that everything he knows is wrong, and he just accepts that.
@noelle ow my sides 🤣
@noelle I mean, he only accepts it because he gets to be a good special boy. Otherwise, Neo would end up being just like Cypher: a bitter douchebag.
@noelle what if neo is a dizney pinochio and all of the supporting cast are like, stereotype insects.
why did i say this, i liked that movie a lot!! ahhhhhhhh
@noelle to be fair it helps that the white guy is being told he's the most special person in the world just for being born
@noelle immersion GONE
@noelle I like to pretend Neo is trans.
@noelle I mean I also like to pretend it was only one movie xD
@InspectorCaracal what do you mean, "pretend"?
@polychrome touche, touche
@noelle Picturing being able to download a program to not be shitty like how he learned martial arts
@noelle i thought it was a movie where a black man and a woman tell a trans woman that she can just be a girl
@noelle morpheus and neo are gay
to be fair, he first denied it, then yelled and finally threw up on the floor.
@noelle neo is a trans lesbian and that's the only way to make that scenario plausible (also it's canon-adjacent)
@noelle Keanu's half asian, isn't he?
@noelle that man is Keanu tho
@noelle but Neo is coded as trans/queer so it actually makes sense
@noelle keanu's white?
@noelle Don't get me wrong, I find this endlessly funny but I think it's also important to remember that Keanu is Asian and Hawaiian as well as white--though that doesn't detract from the point of the post at all because he gets white privilege from passing.
@noelle it does help that he's from the 90's hacker scene that was before dudebros took over, so he's more of the geeky, open minded anti-establishment type than your typical person
After taking a pill... :)
@noelle I always got the impression that Neo was coded as a white man, even if the actor who was cast was mixed. Kind of like Elliot from Mr. Robot (though they at least cast an Arab woman as his mother later)
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