Sense8 review: the creators of The Matrix find a new home on TV

Nobody has ever accused the Wachowskis of being short on ideas. The filmmaking team behind movies like Cloud Atlas and the Matrix trilogy have built a career on creating worlds you’ve never seen and spelunking deep into the depths of a million navel-gazing questions about the nature of existence and our place in the universe. What they’ve struggled with — particularly over the past 10 years — have been characters worth caring about.

After Bound (a criminally underrated bit of character-heavy noir) and the original The Matrix (which owed its success to bringing laser-sharp archetypes to life as much it did to stunning visual effects), Andy and Lana Wachowski have largely been out in the wilderness, making movies about stylistic…

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Author: Bryan Bishop

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