Ready Player One

Ready Player One ★★½

Alright, so this movie is dumb as hell. That said, it’s not AS bad as I thought it’d be based on the trailers and what I had heard about it. Every once in a while, there’s a cool scene with a whole bunch of crazy crap to look at. One extended sequence that I liked a lot was especially unexpected.

Problem is, every time I was able to successfully turn off my brain and try to watch it with an open mind, a character would say something like “Oh rad, you turbo boosted your blood code on your last continue token, and you didn’t even have to level up your power pellet!” Some of these lines are *sooo* bad (the hater/fanboy one was unfathomably stupid). 

So yeah, it’s a dumb movie. But it’s not a total piece of trash. I’ll never see it again, but I don’t regret seeing it. 

(Also, why did the Doritos bag from the real world in like 2080 have the packaging of the bags from the early 90s? That bugged me.)