Wachowski, Andy 1967-
Most widely held works about Andy Wachowski
Most widely held works by Andy Wachowski
The Matrix ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,005 libraries worldwide
Neo (Reeves)-mild-mannered software author by day, feared hacker by night-is recruited into a cell of cyber-rebels, led by Morpheus (Fishburne) and the warrior Trinity (Moss). They have made a fundamental discovery about the world: It does not exist. It is only a seedy utopia where humanity is preserved, protected, and endlessly recycled by a mega-computer. Cypher (Pantoliano) turns traitorous for access to comforts unmatched by the drab post-apocalyptic real world, while Agent Smith (Weaving) dismisses humans as "a plague"--For which non-organic life is "the cure."
The matrix ( Visual )
78 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,360 libraries worldwide
In an anti-utopian future, the "real" world as we know it is nothing more than a computer construct, created by an all-powerful artificial intelligence. A small group of humans has found a way out of the construct and is now fighting for the future of the human race. Includes 26 minutes of behind-the-scenes special features.
Speed Racer ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,285 libraries worldwide
Speed Racer is a natural behind the wheel of his thunderous Mach 5. With the support of Pops and Mom Racer, girlfriend Trixie, younger brother Spritle and the mysterious Racer X, Speed takes on fierce competitors to save his family's business and protect the sport he loves. When Speed steps on the track, it's not just a race.
Matrix reloaded ( Visual )
53 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,257 libraries worldwide
Neo and the rebel leaders estimate that they have 72 hours until Zion falls under siege to the Machine Army. Only a matter of hours separates the last human enclave on Earth from 250,000 Sentinels programmed to destroy humanity. The citizens of Zion, emboldened by Morpheus' conviction that the One will fulfill the prophecy and end the war with the Machines, invest all their hopes and expectations in Neo, who finds himself troubled by disturbing visions, searching for a correct course of action. In the quest to save the human race from extinction, greater insight into the construction of The Matrix--and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of humankind--is gained.
The matrix revolutions ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,133 libraries worldwide
Beginning from where "Matrix Reloaded" ended, the technologically-gifted Neo remains unconscious in the real world, his mind caught by the devious Merovingian and placed in a mysterious subway station construct. The man known as Bane is still a servant of Agent Smith, who continues to grow in power and ability. Meanwhile, the deadly sentinels are coming dangerously close to humanity's last sanctuary, the underground city of Zion. A final battle between humans and machines becomes inevitable.
Matrix reloaded ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army. In their quest to save the human race from extinction, they gain greater insight into the construction of The Matrix and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of mankind.
V for vendetta ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
Set in a future where Germany has won World War II and Britain has become a fascist state, this is the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V.' Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, 'V' ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about 'V's' mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society.
The Animatrix ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 843 libraries worldwide
A collection of nine short animated films set in the world of The Matrix. Written by the creators of The Matrix and featuring animation by the creators of Cowboy Bebop, Aeon Flux, and Vampire Hunter D.
The Matrix revolutions ( Visual )
46 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 808 libraries worldwide
It is a dark time for the world. Zion is doomed, crushed by the unstoppable army of countless Sentinels. Neo lies trapped in the Train Station, between the Matrix and the Source. The human race is not the only ones in peril. The machines press onward against the humans, unaware of the ominous signs within the Matrix of something growing, threatening to take it over completely: the rogue program Smith. There is only one hope for both races--one force that can stop Smith--Neo. One final battle ensues, which will decide the fate and future of both races.
V for Vendetta ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V.' Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, 'V' ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about 'V's' mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society.
The art of The matrix by Larry Wachowski ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
A pre-production archive of the artwork and conceptual drawings prepared for the production of "The Matrix" offers storyboards, interviews with the artists and other participants, and other commentary, along with the script.
Bound ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 397 libraries worldwide
A mobster, his mistress, and her lover--a tough female ex-con--are caught in a dangerous plot with over $2 million of the mob's money at stake.
Ex machina. Book 2, Tag by Brian K Vaughan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
"Retired super-hero and current New York City mayor Mitchell Hundred makes the most controversial decision of his political career. As the mayor's administration deals with the fallout, a supernatural terror stalks the subways beneath manhattan. What connection does this mysterious new threat have to Hundred's past as the heroic Great Machine?"--P.  of cover.
The matrix revisited ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and German and held by 373 libraries worldwide
From conception to phenomenon, the in-depth exploration of the filmmaking process for the movie "The matrix," a sneak-peek on-location look at the upcoming sequel, and a first look at "The matrix" anime.
Born to race by Michael Anthony Steele ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Speed Racer is a natural behind the wheel of a car and hopes to one day become a professional racer. Speed's dream comes true when he is asked to join Royalton Industries' racing team. However, when Speed gets a glimpse into the corrupt side of racing, he turns Royalton, the owner of the team, down. But if Royalton can't have Speed on his team, he vows to ruin Speed's career. So Speed teams up with his one-time rival, the mysterious Racer X, to try to defeat Royalton.
V for vendetta : a novelization by Steve Moore ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 205 libraries worldwide
A masked vigilante calling himself V ignites the fuse of revolution in totalitarian London when he seizes the government-controlled airwaves. This novelization is based on the screenplay of Warner Bros. film adaptation of the classic graphic novel, in theaters March 17th.
The Matrix : the shooting script by Larry Wachowski ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
The ultimate Matrix collection ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Contains the three feature films, The matrix, The matrix reloaded, and The matrix revolutions, along with over 35 hours of background materials and works inspired by the films.
Assassins ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 157 libraries worldwide
An info-highway thief is swept into a battle between two hitmen, in a world where what counts is not who makes the first move, but who survives the last.
The matrix comics ( Book )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Twelve stories set in the world of the Matrix by many of the top names in comics (including Bill Sienkiewicz, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, et al.).
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