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The Second Renaissance Part II (2003)

 -  Animation | Sci-Fi | Short  -  1 June 2003 (UK)
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With the robot city isolated and it's ambassadors ejected form the United Nations, a trade war begins to protect the human economy from superior products. When the trade war escalates into ... See full summary »

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With the robot city isolated and it's ambassadors ejected form the United Nations, a trade war begins to protect the human economy from superior products. When the trade war escalates into war the machines begin a seemingly unstoppable march across the globe. With solutions running out man darkens the sky to try and shut out the machine's main energy source, but the machines keep coming. Written by bob the moo

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The Instructor: May there be mercy on man and machine for their sins.
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Follows The Second Renaissance Part I (2003) See more »

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DARK MOODY
Written and Performed by Junkie XL
Courtesy of Roadrunner Records
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The best of the Animatrix shorts
8 November 2004 | by (Tucson, AZ) – See all my reviews

There is no comparison to this short film. While it is the bloodiest and possibly has the least amount of plot, the idea and brutality of this story brings about a side of the Matrix that no one could ever have dreamed of. The eventual taking over of mankind was rather interesting, but the thing that was missing was the beginning of the human revolution and the first tests of the actual Matrix. But then again, this film did just fine without those two little plot points, considering the story moved along quite nicely. The only other question I have though is, why weren't the two stories combined for the sake of continuity?


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