Sunday, April 14, 2013

Smith for Sale

Nearly ten years after the Matrix sequels hit theaters and killed off almost all interest in that franchise (but not by me, dammit!), Hugo Weaving reprises his iconic Agent Smith persona for this TV spot singing the praises of GE technologies. Given Smith's role in the films ("Human beings are a disease, a cancer of this planet"), I'm struggling a bit with the subtext when he talks up the lifesaving advances GE has made in hospitals. But hey, the Wachowskis did sign-off on this, so maybe they're having a private larf while they cash that fat check:

(Source: Bleeding Cool)

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