In “The Matrix” (1999) we see a copy of Neo’s passport that was issued on September 12, 1991 and expired on September 11, 2001. Like everything on the internet, there are people who say it’s just a coincidence, and others who believe it is a government conspiracy hinting that we’re all living in a computer program. In related news, did you know that the actors of the film were required to be able to understand and explain The Matrix? Keanu Reeves said that the Wachowskis had him read Simulacra and Simulation, Out of Control, and Evolutionary Psychology even before they opened up the script, and eventually he was able to explain all the philosophical nuances involved. Continue reading for more.