02 April, 2020
Nearly 20 years after the final film in the trilogy, some fans are still scratching their heads over various elements of The Matrix series. So now, we’re taking a look at the most confusing scenes in the franchise and finally explaining these Matrix moments. The Matrix primarily takes place from Neo's point of view, and in his world, he's just a random guy who happens to be a really good hacker. That all changes when he's contacted by Morpheus, pulled out of the Matrix, and told he's "the One." Morpheus seems to believe Neo is his man with absolute certainty, but what the film never tells us is how he knows Neo is the One. The short answer is that it doesn't matter to the story, because we're meant to experience it from Neo's perspective as someone coming to terms with the news that he's a messiah. But if we really want to dig deeper, the film makes it clear through action that Morpheus, in addition to being a leader of the resistance, is an expert hacker. The film also makes it clear that Neo has gained a reputation as someone who seems to question the nature of his reality. Neo has also heard of Morpheus before and has expressed curiosity about him in the past. Therefore, it's likely that Morpheus had been observing Neo for some time before the events of the film, and that he came to the conclusion that Neo was the man he was looking for. Morpheus did the legwork. It's just legwork we don't get to see on the screen. In The Matrix, Morpheus explains to Neo that the Matrix exists as a simulation to occupy the minds of humanity and make them think that they're living a normal life. In reality, the Matrix exists because the Machines have enslaved all of humanity for the purposes of power. Humans are living batteries, kept alive in pods in vast farming complexes to supply energy to the Machine civilization. This, of course, begs an important question: Why don't the Machines try to find other sources of power? Keep watching the video to see all the confusing moments in The Matrix trilogy explained.