The Matrix

The Matrix is a 1999 science fiction action film written and directed by the Wachowskis. It stars Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano and is the first installment in the Matrix franchise, it depicts a dystopian future in which humanity is unknowingly trapped inside a simulated reality, the Matrix, created by intelligent machines to distract humans while using their bodies as an energy source. When computer programmer Thomas Anderson, under the hacker alias "Neo", uncovers the truth, he "is drawn into a rebellion against the machines" along with other people who have been freed from the Matrix; the Matrix is an example of the cyberpunk subgenre of science fiction. The Wachowskis' approach to action scenes was influenced by Japanese animation and martial arts films, the film's use of fight choreographers and wire fu techniques from Hong Kong action cinema influenced subsequent Hollywood action film productions; the film is known for popularizing a visual effect known as "bullet time", where the heightened perception of certain characters is represented by allowing the action within a shot to progress in slow-motion while the camera appears to move through the scene at normal speed, allowing the sped-up movements of certain characters to be perceived normally.

While some critics have praised the film for its handling of difficult subjects, others have said the deeper themes are overshadowed by its action scenes. The Matrix was first released in the United States on March 31, 1999, grossed over $460 million worldwide, it was well-received by many critics and won four Academy Awards, as well as other accolades, including BAFTA Awards and Saturn Awards. The Matrix was praised for its innovative visual effects and entertainment value; the film is considered to be one of the greatest science fiction films of all time, was added to the National Film Registry for preservation in 2012. The success of the film led to the release of two feature film sequels in 2003, The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, which were written and directed by the Wachowskis; the Matrix franchise was further expanded through the production of comic books, video games and animated short films, with which the Wachowskis were involved. The Matrix franchise has inspired books and theories expanding on some of the religious and philosophical ideas alluded to in the films.

In an abandoned hotel of Chicago, a woman is cornered by a police squad but overpowers them with superhuman abilities. She flees, pursued by the police and a group of mysterious suited Agents capable of similar superhuman feats, she vanishes. Computer programmer Thomas Anderson, known in the hacking scene by his alias "Neo", feels something is wrong with the world and is puzzled by repeated online encounters with the phrase "the Matrix." Trinity tells him a man named Morpheus has the answers he seeks. The Agents, led by Agent Smith, apprehend Neo and threaten him into helping them capture the "terrorist" Morpheus. Undeterred, Neo meets Morpheus, who offers him a choice between two pills. After Neo swallows the red pill, his reality disintegrates, he awakens in a liquid-filled pod among countless others attached to an elaborate electrical system, he is brought aboard Morpheus' hovercraft, the Nebuchadnezzar. As Neo recuperates from a lifetime of physical inactivity in the pod, Morpheus explains the truth.

In the early 21st century, there was a war between intelligent machines. When humans blocked the machines' access to solar energy, the machines responded by harvesting the humans' bioelectric power, keeping them pacified in the Matrix, a shared simulated reality modeled after the world as it was at the end of the 20th century. While the machines have taken over the world, the city of Zion still remains as the last refuge of free humans. Morpheus and his crew are a group of rebels who hack into the Matrix to "unplug" enslaved humans and recruit them. Morpheus warns Neo that death within the Matrix kills the physical body, that the Agents he met are powerful sentient computer programs that eliminate threats to the system, while machines called Sentinels search to destroy humans in the real world. Neo's prowess during virtual combat training lends credibility to Morpheus's belief that Neo is "the One", an powerful human prophesied to free humanity and end the war; the group enters the Matrix to visit the prophet who predicted the emergence of the One.

She implies to Neo, that he is not the One and warns that he will have to choose between Morpheus's life and his own. The group is ambushed by Agents and tactical police, tipped by Cypher, a disgruntled crew member who seeks to betray Morpheus in exchange for a comfortable life in the Matrix. Morpheus allows himself to be captured. Cypher exits the Matrix first and murders several crew members as they lie defenseless in the real world. Before he can kill Neo, Tank, a crewman whom he had only wounded, kills him. In the Matrix, the Agents interrogate Morpheus to learn his access codes to the mainframe computer in Zion. Tank proposes killing Morpheus to prevent this, but Neo resolves to return to the Matrix to rescue Morpheus, as prophesied by the Oracle. While rescuing Morpheus, Neo gains confidence in his abilities, performing feats comparable to the Agents'. Morpheus and Trinity exit the Matrix; as a group of Sen

Super Hakuto

The Super Hakuto is a limited express train service in Japan operated by the third-sector railway operator Chizu Express and West Japan Railway Company, which runs between Kyoto and Kurayoshi in Tottori Prefecture at a maximum speed of 130 km/h. Kyōto – Shin-ŌsakaŌsaka – Sannomiya – – Akashi – – – Himeji – – Kamigōri – Sayo – ŌharaChizuKōgeTottori – Only Super Hakuto no 13 stops at Kōbe, Nishi-Akashi, Kakogawa • Only Super Hakuto nos 1 and 3 stop at Aioi • Super Hakuto nos 9 and 13 terminate at Tottori HOT7000 series tilting DMUs KiHa 181 series DMUs Services are formed of five-car HOT7000 series sets, as shown below, with car 5 at the Kyoto end. All cars are non-smoking, although cars 5 have smoking rooms. Car 5 is sometimes replaced by a HOT7020 car with gangwayed cab end. Super Hakuto services commenced on 3 December 1994. Hakuto services using JR West KiHa 181 series DMUs were operated over the same route, but these were discontinued from November 1997, from which date all six return services daily became Super Hakuto operating at a maximum speed of 130 km/h.

All cars were made non-smoking from 1 June 2008, from which time smoking rooms were added to cars 1 and 5. Chizu Express Super Hakuto JR West Super Hakuto HOT7000 series train information

Mouss Diouf

Pierre Mustapha "Mouss" Diouf was a French-Senegalese actor and humorist. Born in Dakar, Diouf was known for his lead role in The Beast and as Baba in Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra. 1968: Mandabi 1985: Parole de flic 1985: Billy Ze Kick 1987: Lévy et Goliath 1987: Mon bel amour, ma déchirure 1989: L'union sacrée 1989: Trouble 1989: 5150 1990: Au-delà de la vengeance 1990: Coma dépassé 1991: Loulou Graffiti 1991: Les époux ripoux 1991: Toubab bi 1991: On peut toujours rêver 1991: Les secrets professionnels du Dr Apfelglück 1992: Loulou Graffiti 1993: Toxic Affair 1993: Coup de jeune 1995: Les anges gardiens 1996: Les 2 papas et la manman 1996: Le plus beau métier du monde 1997: Tortilla et cinéma 1997: Une femme très très très amoureuse 2001: Philosophale 2002: Au loin... L'horizon 2002: Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra 2002: The Race 2003: Méprise et conséquences 2003: Les grands frères 2005: La famille Zappon 2007: Ali Baba et les 40 voleurs 2007: Le sourire du serpent 2009: L'absence 2009: The Beast "Navarro" "Berlin Lady" "Julie Lescaut" "Inspecteur Médeuze" "Le Lyonnais" "Acapulco H.

E. A. T." "H" "Kelif et Deutsch à la recherche d'un emploi" "Life" of Haddaway "What Is Love" of Haddaway with Véronique Genest and Kate Moss "Rock My Heart" of Haddaway He died on 7 July 2012 from complications of a stroke. Official website Mouss Diouf on IMDb