Josh, that's hilarious. I just rewatched 'The Matrix' last night and just NOW noticed that the metal spike Trinity keeps shoving up everyone is so long that it would rip right through your freakin' forehead! (And it sounds like a Samurai sword being shoved in and out.) Not to mention that the idea of using or farming humans for their electrical output is unbelievably inefficient — a dairy cow's daily dung alone produces 50 times more watts than a human body. And don't laugh Redhat, the study of epistemology
has been around for millenia — how would you know the difference?
That article purposefully excluded all futuristic
science fiction movies, so that knocks out Star Trek, and a million other films, and thus explains why Jurassic Park (1993) is on the list. But they did leave out Sneakers (1992)
, where the computer hacker guys were asking such gems as: "What's encryption again?" TV's CSI is ridiculous with being able to open and database query and instantly profile and catch a crook, as if all databases on the planet are inconnected. And no mention of Armageddon (1998)!As for accurate portrayals
, it has to be 1999's Office Space
, whose feat had to be stolen from Richard Pryor's character in Superman 3 (1983)
— I don't care; I still love Hal 9000 in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
reading crewmen's lips and singing "Daisy... Daisy....";
— As for weapons, safe-cracking, and surveillance tech, Heat (1995)
was dead-on, and one of my favorite films, except where Ashley Judd's character tells Robert De Niro: "I'm sick of it! Sick of it!" marking on of the most laughably bad acting moments in movie history.