Movie Review: Ready Player One

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Science Meets Fiction

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/74/Ready_Player_One_%28film%29.pngReady Player One is Steven Spielberg’s newest film based on the 2011 novel by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline. The story is set in a dystopian 2045 where economic decline has caused millions of people to seek escape in a virtual reality world known as the OASIS. Upon his death, James Halliday, the creator of the OASIS, willed his vast fortune and control of the game to the first person who could complete his three challenges and find the hidden Easter egg in the game.

Five years later, Wade Watts, known by his screen name Parzival, cracks the code of the first challenge and takes the lead, only to be targeted by Nolen Sorrento of the IOI corporation, who has an army of gamers searching for the Egg for himself.

Simply put, this was brilliant. This was easily the best movie I’ve seen since Star Wars: The…

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