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A Comparison between the epic films Matrix: Revolutions and The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.

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  1. 1. Matrix Revolutions vs. The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King By Reece Massey
  2. 2. Main Heroes <ul><li>Neo </li></ul><ul><li>Brave, fast, selfless </li></ul><ul><li>Believes in his power </li></ul><ul><li>Gives hope to others </li></ul><ul><li>Loves Trinity, curious </li></ul><ul><li>Frodo </li></ul><ul><li>Brave, smart, selfless </li></ul><ul><li>Pure heart, strong willed </li></ul><ul><li>Sees good in others </li></ul><ul><li>Small and weaker </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sub Heroes <ul><li>Morpheus, Trinity, Seraph, Oracle </li></ul><ul><li>Save Neo from Trainman </li></ul><ul><li>Wisdom, love, partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Believes in Neo “the one” </li></ul><ul><li>Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, Sam, Gandalf </li></ul><ul><li>Protect Frodo from Orcs </li></ul><ul><li>Wisdom, loyalty, guides </li></ul><ul><li>Faith in Frodo and ring </li></ul>
  4. 4. Quest and Conflict <ul><li>Matrix </li></ul><ul><li>Machines, Agent Smith </li></ul><ul><li>Outnumbered greatly </li></ul><ul><li>Smith takes over matrix, machines destroy Zion </li></ul><ul><li>Virus with mechanical vengeance </li></ul><ul><li>Middle Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Orcs, The Ring </li></ul><ul><li>Overwhelming power </li></ul><ul><li>Complete destruction of human race </li></ul><ul><li>Consumed by greed and hate </li></ul>
  5. 5. Setting <ul><li>Matrix, Real world </li></ul><ul><li>Matrix infinitely big, unreal </li></ul><ul><li>Zion, Machine world </li></ul><ul><li>Middle Earth, Mordor </li></ul><ul><li>Minas Tirith, Gondor, Mines </li></ul><ul><li>Very vast distances </li></ul>
  6. 6. Courage <ul><li>Humans fight Machines </li></ul><ul><li>Trinity fights for Neo </li></ul><ul><li>Neo goes to Machine World </li></ul><ul><li>Fights impossible battle </li></ul><ul><li>Humans fight Orcs </li></ul><ul><li>Fellowship protects Frodo </li></ul><ul><li>Frodo travels to Mordor </li></ul><ul><li>Insane odds of survival </li></ul>
  7. 7. Guides - Wisdom <ul><li>Oracle, Morpheus </li></ul><ul><li>Sees future (program), knows consequences of choices </li></ul><ul><li>Morpheus is smart, tells Neo what he needs to know </li></ul><ul><li>Saved Neo from Matrix </li></ul><ul><li>Gandalf, Galadriel </li></ul><ul><li>Predicts future, Elf witch, gives tools to hobbits </li></ul><ul><li>Wizard (magic) very wise, guides Frodo and fellowship </li></ul><ul><li>Pulled Frodo from the Shire </li></ul>
  8. 8. Supernatural <ul><li>Matrix, do what you believe </li></ul><ul><li>Replication, programs </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle sees future </li></ul><ul><li>Machines have intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>The Ring, unnatural power </li></ul><ul><li>Orcs, Nazgul </li></ul><ul><li>Gandalf is a wizard, elves </li></ul><ul><li>Army of the dead </li></ul>
  9. 9. Parallels <ul><li>Going into Machine world --> Going into Mordor </li></ul><ul><li>Zion facing destruction --> Middle Earth facing destruction </li></ul><ul><li>Neo destroys Agent Smith --> Frodo destroys The Ring </li></ul><ul><li>Neo pulled from Matrix --> Frodo pulled from Shire </li></ul><ul><li>Bane betrays Neo --> Schmeagle betrays Frodo </li></ul>
  10. 10. Theme <ul><li>Theme of Matrix is to believe in yourself and have the courage to do what you believe in, no matter the consequences. </li></ul><ul><li>Theme of LOTR is to trust in yourself and don’t let your will be broken down, to have courage and bravery. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Villains <ul><li>Agent Smith </li></ul><ul><li>Virus in the Matrix </li></ul><ul><li>Replication abilities, no true form </li></ul><ul><li>Superhuman strength and speed </li></ul><ul><li>Death by corruption </li></ul><ul><li>Witch King </li></ul><ul><li>Nazgul as their mount </li></ul><ul><li>Shadow wraith form, magical </li></ul><ul><li>Magical strength </li></ul><ul><li>Death by woman </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d14jRsAobtk </li></ul>

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