Cinema: Dreaming by Numbers

What if the world were run by evil computers? And what if only a few rebels knew the truth?

All the time you thought it was the media. Or maybe the swollen federal bureaucracy. Or just possibly the irreducible idiocy of humankind. That is to say, like Neo (Keanu Reeves), the reluctant but deeply curious hero of The Matrix, you had a vague sense that something was not quite right about life as we live it, that something was preventing you from realizing all your potential.

Luckily, the Wachowski brothers, Larry and Andy, have finally figured it all out: the machines really have taken over the world. Yeah, sure, you had that idea a couple of sleepless nights ago and...

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