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Social media is abuzz with first reactions to the latest Matrix movie.

Before The Matrix Resurrections hits theaters and HBO Max Thursday, critics began sharing their initial reviews on social media, praising the fourth installment, which is directed by Lana Wachowski and sees the return of stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss 22 years after the first film.

"The Matrix Resurrections, despite (and because of) its infinite goofiness, is the boldest & most vividly personal Hollywood sequel since The Last Jedi. a silly/sincere galaxy brain take on reboot culture that makes peace with how modern blockbusters are now only about themselves," tweeted IndieWire film critic David Ehrlich.

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  The Matrix Resurrections releases new art ahead of upcoming release The posters highlight the stars of the forthcoming film, which brings back Keanu Reeves and Carrie Ann Moss in their iconic roles of Neo and Trinity. The posters - which all say 'Re-enter' - also feature Jessica Henwick as Bugs, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Morpheus, Neil Patrick Harris as The Analyst, as well as Eréndira Ibarra, Jonathan Groff and Priyanka Chopra Jonas. © Provided by Daily Mail ( Neo's poster is set to a mint green background, as he is clad in an all-black ensemble of a trench coat, shirt and pants while donning sunglasses and sporting a full beard.

Entertainment reporter Germain Lussier said, "It brilliantly reinvents the franchise while increasing the importance of the first 3 films all while being touching, exciting and gorgeous. It's very trippy and complex, but I loved it. Can't wait to see it again and again."

Brian Davids of The Hollywood Reporter called it "one of the most thought-provoking blockbusters ever made since it grapples with real-world legacy. It has all the elements you want in a Matrix film, but its central love story is where it shines."

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  Box Office: ‘Matrix Resurrections’ Passes China Censorship The Matrix Resurrections has gotten the green light for an eventual theatrical release in China, local media outlets in Beijing reported Tuesday. The fourth film in Warner Bros.’ The Matrix franchise has cleared local censorship but has yet to receive an exact release date. The film is set for U.S. release on Dec. 22 and […]The fourth film in Warner Bros.’ The Matrix franchise has cleared local censorship but has yet to receive an exact release date. The film is set for U.S. release on Dec. 22 and will debut day-and-date on HBO Max.

"The Matrix Resurrections felt like Lana having a fast, loose, fun time remixing the existing material, and even though it's about the love story of Neo/Trinity, it's an unabashedly queer blockbuster," tweeted film critic Katie Walsh. "And what a relief to see a big huge action movie that's beautifully photographed, well lit, HAS COLORS!!! Thank you for the aesthetics, mama."

Movie critic Robert Daniels said Reeves "gives one of his best performances" in the movie. "Him and Carrie-Anne Moss still have that magic chemistry, carrying a gorgeous, dynamic film that's rough in patches yet still discovers great additions in Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Jessica Henwick," added Daniels.

PEOPLE's Movies News Editor Nigel Smith said on Twitter that Resurrections is "more fun than I remember the sequels ever being. Yes it's bogged down in exposition like the previous two, but there's a knowing wink to it all now. Newcomers Neil Patrick Harris and Jonathan Groff are key to that. Oh and the climax ROCKS."

The Matrix Resurrections is in theaters and on HBO Max starting Dec. 22.

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‘The Matrix Resurrections’ Encourages Audience Division .
[This story contains spoilers for The Matrix Resurrections] “After all these years, to be going back to where it all started, back to The Matrix.” But the reality is, if there is such a straightforward term within this world, you can’t go back, only forward. Lana Wachowski’s sequel, The Matrix Resurrections, which follows the events established by her and her sister, Lily’s, genre-defining Matrix trilogy, revives the franchise after nearly twenty years.

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