Andy Wachowski

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Like Sibling, Matrix Director Says She's Transgender

Matrix co-director comes out on her own terms

(Newser) - The filmmaker once known as Andy Wachowski is now Lilly Wachowski—and she has come out as transgender because she wants to do so on her terms, not the Daily Mail's. In the Windy City Times , the 48-year-old co-director of the Matrix trilogy and other sci-fi hits says she... More »

Jupiter Ascending Is 'So Bad It's Almost Good'

At least it's not boring: critics

(Newser) - A perplexing plot, awkward-looking costumes, and interspecies romance converge in Jupiter Ascending, from Lana and Andy Wachowski of The Matrix. Hold on to your seat, you're in for a bumpy, intergalactic ride. Here's what critics are saying:
  • It's "a big, woozy, spacey fairy tale with a
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Speed Racer Is a Slog

Sparkling presentation doesn't make up for failed storyline

(Newser) - The Wachowski brothers’ Speed Racer is a flashy ride that would be great for kids—if it weren’t “like C-SPAN set in an arcade,” writes Carina Chocano in the Los Angeles Times. Endless, aimless dialog, she says, dominates the “juvenile and hermetic” pastiche about a Grand... More »

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