“The Matrix has endured as both touchstone and Rorschach blot, a way for people of vastly different ideologies to make sense of the world around them. The effects are still a marvel, but the film’s ideas have taken root in a destabilized culture where conspiracy theories flourish and individuals are defining for themselves what is and isn’t real, and what constitutes freedom in a heavily monitored, highly synthetic technological space.” The Matrix at 20: how the sci-fi gamechanger remains influential. (Fun Fact: When it first came out, no one had any idea it was actually a documentary.)