Ready Player One ★★½

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

This review may contain spoilers.

For a number of reasons, I didn't really enjoy this film. Here's one, which I wrote about at the Hollywood Reporter: if the Oasis is supposed to be so compelling that everyone wants to escape there, why does it look so profoundly unappealing?

The effects in the film are largely successful, in that they never felt creepy or uncanny-valley-esque or fake. But the Oasis, at least the part we see, looks like the opposite of inviting.

But hey, this movie reminded me to rewatch The Shining for the umpteenth time, so that was nice.

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