How One Film Can Fix The Superhero Genre

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Arun Sooknarine : Wait...why does MARVEL need saving??? Seems like DC does...

GavinMK : Thanos in Fortnite saved the superhero genre.

Johan Zhao : The matrix is a true masterpiece.

ian74747 : The Matrix is produced by Warner Bros., the owner of DCEU. Irony is strong in this one.

Abhi : The matrix makes you question the nature of reality itself. I love the film.

Bun Bun : marvel doesnt need saving. DC does.

Jeffrey Williams : Superhero movies are NOT in trouble. The reason why the DC movies (except for the Batman ones) is because they were TERRIBLE, and too many studios are rushing their movies through production in order to catch up with Disney... who they all HATE. Just admit that Disney did the right thing and decided to go slow with creating their heroes' backstories, and THEN brought them all together for a mega-franchise. Don't blame Disney for getting right what everyone else (except Christopher Nolan) got wrong. And can you PLEASE STOP BASHING superhero films? Sorry, but not EVERY movie that gets made has to be a "deep" movie that makes you question the purpose of life.

Kachigga my Nibba : The MCU franchise is doing fine. It is the DCEU needs fixing

mrigendra kumar prajapati : 19 years and counting... The one is still a benchmark.

Alex : The Matrix already saves superhero films. If it wasn't for the Matrix and its technical innovations it wouldn't even be possible for any of the current superhero films

Dave Moon : What makes a good superhero movie? - Good writing, comprehension of the source material, and interesting characters.

Elzo Kerstjens : nobody understood that neo REALLY wasn't the one. agent smith was. it makes the final scenes in the end of the movie make sense because the oracle lied to everyone except Neo in order to achieve peace through the one (agent smith) who posed a threat to the matrix, was born (program) in the matrix, could shape the matrix at will. neo and the focus on neo was just a distraction so that the one could grow in influence and control the programming of the matrix to such an extent that the machines HAD to bargain for peace. - flies away -

Ezehelm : I just wish they'd invest in film scores. Especially for the X-Men franchise. I miss their theme song.

Abhishek shrivastav : Video is amazing

George Caldwell : Such a soft and relaxing voice. It makes me feel sleepy.

James B : The Matrix was such a great film. I don't know how many times I rewatch it.

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE 1⃣ : We do not talk about Green Lantern................

Max the Madvertiser : The Matrix series, including Animatrix, is STILL the best there is out there.

ryan urie needs to happen : Marvel is already saved

kludd28 : All excellent points. A well defined and valid description of what makes The Matrix great. The death, resurrection and decision to fight of Neo are still great. My only hang up with your video is truly nerd based. Superhero landing. Major Kusanagi did it first in Ghost In The Shell. I assume the Wachowskis probably saw that too and liked it. Don’t take me too seriously. Your video is great and I did enjoy it. Cheers!

Henonaga : The Matrix is a masterpiece, but the sequels are bad.

Wilson Botlero : This is one of the best videos to come out of this channel .

Sabie Aldover : after infinity war, i think it's safe to say that marvel has taken risks. it is doing the resurrection. about half of the cast of heroes in the cinematic universe is dead. of course, they are set to return, but in the sequel, more may die. and that time, there truly will be no more ressurections. marvel doesnt need saving. dc might be the one who needs saving (but i think if they made their movies as brilliant as wonder woman, then they wouldnt need saving).

Kapil Shrawankar : Who is we in this context?? I for one like marvel as it is..

Ramy Omer : Dude, i liked The Matrix, but their are 2 things I disagree with and 1 thing that make Marvel as good 1. The Marvel Cinematic Universe doesn't lack anything. 2. Marvel also follows the resurrection step a lot. Take "Captain America: The First Avenger" and "The Winter Soldier" which has Cap die then resurrect in the next movie to wipe out Hydra. Spolier alert for Avengers Infinity War: 3. Marvel actually have villains that sacrifice themselves to safe or try to safe many life's. For example, Loki got himself killed trying to stop Thanos in "Avenger: Infinity War"

SanraS Uzumaki : This is true to the core, that's why Thor Ragnarok was better than the other 2 put together(imo of course) and why most DC movies have an epic fail but Wonder Woman succeeded.

HoraceVCHarriott : Probably the best video you guys have ever put out

ABDUL RAHIM : The struggle in matrix is what made it worth watching it

Rishi Joe Sanu : This is a criticism of DC movies really

aaronrgunter : superhero movies are a matter of taste and fanbase, marvel is dong just fine, DC not so much .. and its not the casting ...

Stop Deonna : Marvel needs saving? Are you sure about that? I'm sorry the best superhero movies were produced by Marvel, 2008-2018.

anonymous one : make it a super hero for adults that teen can also watch.... Not some cringe crap for kids.... make the film seem to be grounded with some sense of realism. No over the top unbelievable BS

Excelsior32 : The superhero genre doesn't need fixing

Anutpal Gogoi : Still giving me chills, after 19 years.

Nov Tagailo : Wow I stopped at 1:35 this video is pretentious and it gets everything wrong The Matrix is not a superhero movie. The three point hero landing wasn’t invented by The Matrix. So wrong!

G.S. Sabareesh : Marvel already fixed that. Ironman fighting Thanos in titan even thought he was completely beaten shows the heroism of a man/human to fight 4 the survival of all mankind and beyond!!!!!!

Prakash Arora : This video is spot-on. Just mind blowing !!

Harpreet Sandhu : Comment why do u love every video from insider? I love insider bcoz it provides u with the knowledge around the world and also helps u add places to yoyr bucket list when u travel.

Jaime Massa Cerqueiro : Amazing analysis, as a writer I agree and this has actually helped me further understand why I love The Matrix so much, keep it up!

Valiant : I feel like that formula can be a bit contrived when you want to break narrative structures and create something unorthodox. In many cases if a hero is established prior to the beginning then how does the hero’s journey work then? Does it always have to be unlikely? Or can certain characters transcends that boundary and have multiple arcs that signify growth without it feeling predictable as you say. I feel like we haven’t seen many stories about old heroes coming back into the fold. (Aside from Logan/TDKR)

dr. maLik : Perfect video. Cinematic super hero genre defined so perfectly

Arun G : Funny thing is Matrix is also Warner Bros same as DCEU or the world's of DC or wtf they call themselves now

General Tso Joe Hayabusa : I think Marvel needs to save the Matrix.

joosunkmybattleship : Wow great breakdown, I want to rewatch the matrix now and look for the details

blade shah : One of the best Insider videos ever

sanjay natra : Then why didn't The Matrix save it's own franchise.

SHIN BAKI HANMA : I'm sorry, but the 1998 BLADE film should have been the focus. It's the quintessential late 1990s superhero film. It was the Matrix one year before the Matrix.

KEVON TYRRE : While I agree with your assessment, I disagree that BvS isn't a part of it, simply because Superman was picked apart not physically, but emotionally and through public opinion, with the battle of Doomsday reaffirming his view as a hero as well to those who doubted him....

Epheros Aldor : I'd argue that Marvel did the superhero genre right - at least according to the analysis presented - when they kicked off the MCU with Ironman. At the very end, everyone could have walked off into the sunset without consequence but instead Tony Stark, in front of the mass media, proclaims himself Ironman and closes that story with a climactic rise and expectation that would usher in the rest of the MCU from there on out.

TafTabTah : Wrong! Matrix did not create the superhero landing. That credit goes to Blade which is a Marvel film