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'Matrix' Moviemakers Have Hit With 'V'

'Matrix' Moviemakers Have Hit With 'V' | Oscar Publicity Ignores Judi Dench | Billy Joel Pays for His Car Insurance | Fagen Does It Again'Matrix' Moviemakers Have Hit With 'V'“V” is for very good, a little “violent” and very much like “Batman.”That’s James McTeigue ’s “V for Vendetta.” Or should I say the Wachowski brothers’ “V for Vendetta.”I don’t care what they say: there’s no way that first-time filmmaker McTeigue made “Vendetta” on his own. It’s simply too good, too well done, too complete a vision.Even though McTeigue downplayed it last night at a Q&A session, the fact is that Matrix filmmakers Larry and Andy Wachowski not only wrote and produced “V,” but they are the nominal directors. It’s got their fingerprints all over it.This isn’t to discount McTeigue’s participation. He was the second unit director on all the “Matrix” films and on one of the “Star Wars” sequels. Listening to him last night, he’s obviously a smart man. But “V” is just too complex. Let’s just say he had arou...

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