The Animatrix (DVD)
Title: The Animatrix
Running time: 89
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Release date: 2003-06-03
Suggested retail price: $14.98
Age rating: 15+
This mind-bending series of nine short films deeply rooted in the world of The Matrix is an eclectic blend of CGI and Japanese Anime, fusing the creative vision of Larry and Andy Wachowski with the inspired artistry of some of the most revered and exciting talent of the anime world, including Mahiro Maeda (Blue Submarine 6), Yoshiaki Kawajiri (Ninja Scroll), Koji Morimoto (Akira), Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop), and Peter Chung (Aeon Fluxx).
DVD Features: "Scrolls to Screen: The History and Culture of Anime" documentary, 7 featurettes with director profiles, interviews and behind-the-scenes footage of each of the films, 4 audio commentaries, "Enter the Matrix" videogame trailer, Dolby Digital 5.1 Audio
Spoken Languages: English, Japanese, English subtitles, Spanish Subtitles, French Subtitles.
(added on 2003-04-06, modified on 2015-10-07)
- Reviewed by Zac Bertschy (June 4, 2003)
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