Ready Player One

Ready Player One ★★½

This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

This review may contain spoilers.

Toward the beginning I almost thought I'd underrated this before, since the themes of people preferring to lose themselves in an online distraction rather than doing hard work in the real world certainly hit harder during COVID-19.

Then all the "WHOA YOU LIKE BUCKAROO BANZAI TOO OMG I THINK YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL EVEN THOUGH YOU HAVE A BIRTHMARK ISN'T THAT AMAZING" shit started happening and I was like, oh right, this sucks.