Carrie-Anne Moss (born August 21, 1967) is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Trinity in The Matrix trilogy.
Moss was born in Burnaby, British Columbia. She has an older brother, Brooke. Moss's mother named her after The Hollies’ 1967 hit song, "Carrie-Anne". As a child, Moss lived with her mother, Barbara, in Vancouver, after her parents divorced. At the age of eleven, she joined the Vancouver children's musical theatre and later went on to tour Europe with the Magee Secondary School Choir in her senior year. She attended high school with Gil Bellows. She subsequently enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena upon her return. In 1985, she left Vancouver for Toronto and became a model. This career took her to Japan and Spain in the late 1980s.
While in Spain, she landed a role in the drama series Dark Justice, her first television appearance. She moved from Barcelona to Los Angeles, California with the series in 1992. Her big breakthrough came when she...
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Disturbia is a 2007 thriller film from DreamWorks Pictures, starring Shia LaBeouf as a depressed teen placed under house arrest who thinks he witnesses a murder while spying on his suspicious neighbor. The film is a loose modern translation of the Alfred Hitchcock classic Rear Window. It was also released with a MPAA rating of PG-13 on appeal for sequences of terror and violence and some sensuality. The film was previously rated R.The film begins with a teenage boy, Kale Brecht (Shia LaBeouf) who is involved in a car accident while returning from a fishing trip, in which his father dies. A year later he is reprimanded by his Spanish teacher for sleeping during class, whom he punches when his father is mentioned. For this assault he is sentenced to a 3 month house arrest to be monitored by an ankle monitor and a proximity sensor, which prohibit him from roaming beyond the boundaries of his house under penalty of arrest.Initially, he satiates his boredom by playing video games, but...,
Snow Cake is a 2006 independent drama film directed by Marc Evans and starring Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Hampshire, and Callum Keith Rennie. It was released on September 8, 2006 in the UK.
Filmed in Wawa, Ontario, Snow Cake is a drama about the friendship between Linda, an autistic woman (Weaver), and Alex (Rickman) who is traumatized after a car accident involving Linda's daughter (Hampshire).
The movie was screened and discussed at Autism Cymru 2nd international conference in May 2006 as well as the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, among others. It was the opening night screening for the Berlin Film Festival as well.When Vivienne Freeman (Emily Hampshire) gets a ride from ex-convict Alex Hughes (Alan Rickman), she is killed by a truck crashing into the car. Everybody agrees that it is not Alex's fault. He visits the victim's mother Linda (Sigourney...,
Fido is a Canadian zombie comedy film released in 2006. It was directed by Andrew Currie and written by Robert Chomiak, Andrew Currie, and Dennis Heaton from an original story by Dennis Heaton. It was produced by Lions Gate Films, Anagram Pictures, British Columbia Film Commission and Téléfilm Canada.
This film premiered at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival. It was also shown at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, the 2006 Vancouver International Film Festival, the 2007 Kingston Canadian Film Festival, the 2007 Florida Film Festival and the 2007 Fantasy Filmfest in Germany.
Its release date was March 16, 2007 in Canada.
In the U.S. it opened on June 15, 2007 on two screens: the Nuart in L.A. and the Angelika in New York. On July 6 of the same year, the film expanded to four more screens in San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Boston.
The DVD release in North America is scheduled for October 2007.
In August 2007 the film will open in France, Singapore, and Japan.
The Chumscrubber is a 2005 dark comedy film directed by Arie Posin and written by Posin and Zac Stanford, starring an ensemble cast. The film focuses on the lack of communication between teenagers and their parents, and the prevalence of prescription drugs in American society. The title of the film refers to a popular video game omnipresent in the teenagers' lives, in which a post-apocalyptic hero carries his severed head in his hand as he fights the forces of evil.
The high school scenes were filmed on location in the Santa Clarita, California junior high middle school, with special effects work completed in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
The film won the Audience Award for best film in Main Competition at the Moscow Film Festival.
This movie is a criticism of modern suburban life in America and its effect on the family structure. Strong emphasis is placed on social alienation and artificial happiness, usually achieved through medication. Each character is alone in his world and...,
The Matrix Revolutions is the third and last film in the The Matrix trilogy. The film, a combination of philosophy and action like its predecessors, sought to conclude the questions raised in the preceding film, The Matrix Reloaded. The film was written and directed by the Wachowski brothers. It was released simultaneously in sixty countries on November 5, 2003. Despite being the final film, the Matrix storyline was continued in The Matrix Online.
It was the first live-action film to be released simultaneously in regular and IMAX theaters. The Wachowski brothers were present in Tokyo at the opening of the movie, as were stars Keanu Reeves and Jada Pinkett Smith.
The movie was filmed concurrently with its predecessor, Reloaded, and live-action sequences for the videogame Enter the Matrix. This took place primarily at Fox Studios in Sydney, Australia.
Sound editing on the Matrix Trilogy was completed by Danetracks in West Hollywood, CA.
In contrast to the movie's predecessors, very...,
The Matrix Reloaded is the second installment of The Matrix series, written and directed by the Wachowski brothers. It premiered on May 7, 2003 in Westwood, Los Angeles, California and went on general release by Warner Bros. in North American theaters on May 15, 2003 and around the world during the latter half of that month. The video game Enter the Matrix, which was released May 15, and a collection of nine animated shorts, the Animatrix, which was released on June 3, supported and expanded the storyline of the movie. The Matrix Revolutions, which completes the story, was released six months after this film, in November 2003.
The Matrix Reloaded was largely filmed at Fox Studios Australia in Sydney, concurrently with filming of the sequel Revolutions. The freeway chase scene was filmed at the decommissioned Naval Air Station Alameda in Alameda, California. Producers constructed a 1.5-mile freeway on the old runways just for the movie. Portions of the chase were also filmed in Oakland...,
Red Planet is a 2000 science fiction film directed by Antony Hoffman, starring Val Kilmer.
Earth in 2045 is in a state of crisis due to severe pollution and overpopulation. Automated missions have seeded Mars with atmosphere-producing algae as the first stage in terraforming the planet.
Twelve years later, when the oxygen quantity produced by the algae inexplicably lowers, the crew of Mars-1 must find out why, and continue their mission of making the red planet suitable for human colonization.
On the way to Mars, the crew plays cards and drinks lab-made alcohol while getting to know one another. A few notable discussions about science and spirituality occur: Quinn Burchenal, the genetics expert (Tom Sizemore), is a staunch atheist. Aging scientist and surgeon Bud Chantillas (Terence Stamp) is more philosophical, having realized long ago that "science could not answer any of the really interesting questions." Mechanical Systems Engineer and "space janitor" Robby Gallagher (Val Kilmer)...,
Memento is a neo-noir–psychological thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan, adapted from his brother Jonathan's short story "Memento Mori." It stars Guy Pearce as Leonard Shelby, a former insurance fraud investigator searching for the man he believes raped and killed his wife during a burglary. Leonard suffers from anterograde amnesia, which he contracted from severe head trauma during his wife's attack. This renders his brain unable to store new memories. To cope with his condition, he maintains a system of notes, photographs, and tattoos to record information about himself and others, including his wife's killer. He is aided in his investigation by "Teddy" (Joe Pantoliano) and Natalie (Carrie-Anne Moss), neither of whom he can trust.
The film's events unfold in two separate, alternating narratives—one in color, and the other in black and white. Leonard's investigation is depicted in five-minute color sequences that are in reverse chronological order. As each...,
The Matrix is a 1999 science fiction action film written and directed by Larry and Andy Wachowski and starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, and Hugo Weaving. It was first released in the USA on March 31, 1999, and is the first entry in The Matrix series of films, comics, video games and animation.
The film describes a future in which the world we know is actually the Matrix, a simulated reality created by sentient machines in order to pacify, subdue and make use of the human population as an energy source by use of their body heat via ingestion. Storage involved growing them and connecting them to the Matrix with cybernetic implants. It contains numerous references to the cyberpunk and hacker subcultures; philosophical and religious ideas; and homages to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Hong Kong action movies, Spaghetti Westerns and Japanese animation.The Matrix was a co-production of Warner Bros. Studios and...,
Carrie-Anne Moss was born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada