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Here’s How Steven Spielberg and ILM Recreated That Movie for Ready Player One

Whether you loved or hated Ready Player One, odds are you were still amazed by the second challenge—yes, that scene—even if it’s just wondering how the hell director Steven Spielberg pulled off something so impossible. Now we know.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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io9 and Kotaku Team Up for a Co-op Breakdown of Ready Player One

Steven Spielberg has tapped into the geeky Venn diagram with Ready Player One, paying tribute to both wider nerd culture and gaming specifically. Does it do a good job, or come across as pandering? Now that opening weekend has come and gone, io9's Beth Elderkin and Kotaku’s Gita Jackson are diving into the OASIS in…Read […]

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The Real-Life Atari Secret That Inspired Ready Player One

Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ready Player One, like the source material, is chock full of references to 80s music, movies, and video games. It also throws in a few Master Chiefs, Overwatch characters, and the Iron Giant for good measure. Usually these references are surface level and fleeting, but a few carry more…Read more… Continue […]

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Ready Player One Is an Orgy of Nostalgia in All the Wrong Ways

The early reactions to Ready Player One after its screening at SXSW were mostly positive, but don’t count io9's among them. It isn’t so much a movie about loving old video games and other cultural artifacts. It’s about loving to love those things, which makes Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of the bestselling novel…Read more… Continue […]

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The A.V. Club’s 50 most-anticipated movies of 2018

Wes Anderson returns to stop-motion. Claire Denis goes to space. Joaquin Phoenix gets immobile and intimidating, not necessarily in that order. When sitting down to compose a list of the year’s most enticing upcoming releases, The A.V. Club tried to keep it to a manageable 25 titles, we really did. But then we started…Read more… […]

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A Breakdown of All the Clues, ’80s References, and Surprises in the Ready Player One Trailer

The debut trailer for Ready Player One came out during San Diego Comic-Con, and it gave Gunters and newbies alike a lot to look forward to. It’s full of footage that hints how Steven Spielberg’s adaptation will stay faithful to, and stray away from, Ernest Cline’s nerdy novel. We’ve broken it all down for you, […]

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Ready Player One First Footage is a Spectacular Cornucopia of Pop Culture References

Steven Spielberg came to San Diego Comic-Con Saturday to reveal the first footage from Ready Player One, the film adaptation of Ernie Cline’s scifi, nostalgia filled book. And the footage delivered big, sweeping, pop culture fun.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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