Technological advances have always been an interesting subject for mankind. Technology affects every aspect of our lives and reshapes the world as we know it. Today, with all the movie-making special effects tool, it’s much easier for movie makers to portray a futuristic vision of society with incredible visuals.
Sci-fi writers take different approaches to tech movies. Some criticize human greed and try to show us the inevitable repercussions of it, while others try to illustrate the endless possibilities of future technology devices. Without further delay, let’s take a look at some of the great movies that explore real-world technologies, one way or the other.
The Matrix (1999)
The Matrix is one of the best and most influential movies of all time and a movie that redefined sci-fi genre with technical wizardry and contextual excellence. Filled with thrilling action scenes, slow-motion effects, and a mind-blowing story, the movie has raised the bar for all the sci-fi cinema pieces to come. The story itself was one of the most original and fascinating Sci-Fi tales you’ll ever get to see on big screens.
Acting wise, the film works flawlessly. Keanu Reeves did an excellent job at portraying the main character, Neo, through great facial expressions and body language. One of the best performances in the movie was provided by Hugo Weaving (Agent Smith) who managed to create one of the most legendary villains of all time. Being a masterpiece everyone should see, The Matrix will blow your senses away.
Christopher Nolan has really surpassed himself with one of the most inventive movies of all time. He brings his unique vision to the big screens with a help from an incredible cast featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Marion Cotillard, and Tom Hardy. The story is extremely complex and it might take you a couple of viewings to fully understand it. Inception has a multi-layered plot that delved deep into the subconscious of the human mind.
Breathtaking action sequences and the emotional depth of characters in the movie are incredible. Technical brilliance and visual splendor complement each other perfectly, and the complexities of the movie will have you at the edge of your seat, from start to finish. The movie is pure work of art and something you haven’t seen before.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1995)
When James Cameron directs a movie, you better see it. Terminator 2 is one of the greatest Sci-Fi flick movies of all time and the best action sequel ever. The special effects of the movie are incredible, and it is filled with fast-paced action scenes with elements of sci-fi drama/horror.
The movie is flawless in every category, and it’s almost impossible to find anything Cameron could have improved. We can undoubtedly say that Terminator 2 is an absolute must see classic.