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The Matrix Was A Trans Allegory All Along, Confirms Co-Creator Lilly Wachowski

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

In 1999, an ad campaign for a mysterious new movie asked, “ What is the Matrix? ” More than two decades later, creator Lilly Wachowski has confirmed that it's much more than anyone could've imagined. In a video for Netflix , Lilly Wachowski, who co-directed the science fiction franchise with sister Lana , confirmed that The Matrix is a trans allegory. “I'm glad that it has gotten out that that was the original intention,” Lilly said, adding, “The corporate world wasn't ready for it.” The Matrix tells the story of a hacker named Neo , who realises he lives in a simulated reality. Following...
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Lilly Wachowski confirms The Matrix was always a trans allegory

Lilly Wachowski confirms The Matrix was always a trans allegory

1 month ago   |   By Dazed

21 years after the breakthrough film's release, Lilly Wachowski has confirmed fan theories that The Matrix movies, which she wrote and directed with her sister Lana , were always an allegory for the trans experience.
Both Wachowskis came out as trans after all three Matrix films were released, Lana in 2010 and Lilly in 2016. Since then, fans and critics have speculatedhellip;
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