that was incredibly sad. i miss robin williams.
(about the Wachowskis) '"They were trying to understand how to manifest the things that they saw in their head," says Gaeta [senior visual effects supervisor], who notes that the Wachowskis wanted to evoke "the feel of virtual reality– the feeling of having power over time and space– while being bound to physical camera"' (62)
"says di Boneventyra [development executive].... And in Keanu, the Wachowskis found somebody who was an intellectual searcher." (57)
'"Barret's [costume designer] Matrix work also required her…
my three favorite moments:
1. BROWN SKIN GIRL–
the beauty!! really appreciated how there were girls in full gowns at a debutante ball, but in the next shot we see girls posing in suits. your beauty is not connected to your adherence to femininity! lupita acts as almost a muse in this song, naomi is the original, and kelly is the epitome of sisterhood. and of course blue shines!
2. MY POWER–
THE WAY I SCREAMED WHEN TIERRA SHOWED UP!…
CW: sexual harassment, sexual assault
first of all, please please read selma hayek's words about the making of this film here.
some things that stood out to me:
"He made me doubt if I was any good as an actress, but he never succeeded in making me think that the film was not worth making...He would let me finish the film if I agreed to do a sex scene with another woman. And he demanded full-frontal nudity."
"My body began…