“Simulation Theory Movies Offer Words Of Caution”

There’s an obvious difference between a hidden reality, a’la Harry Potter, and a simulated reality, a’la The Matrix, and two films this year get at the problems with the latter: A Glitch in the Matrix, the new Rodney Ascher documentary, and Bliss, whose I Origins really stuck in my craw 7 years ago. Bliss isn’t much better. But it does open up room for discussion of what happens to people who refuse to believe that their reality is reality, and at least Owen Wilson and Salma Hayek both go for broke.

You can read the full piece over at Polygon.

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