Ready Player One Movie Cover

Ready Player One

PG-13, 2018, Warner Brothers

Director:

Steven Spielberg

Starring:

Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg, Hannah John-Kamen, Ben Mendelsohn

Plot:

When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune. Wade Watts finds the first clue and starts a race for the Egg.

1

People escape life's troubles in video game world

Themes: Addiction, Contentment, Escape, Technology, Facing Trials, Reality

2

Drivers compete in unwinnable race

Themes: Challenges, Effort, Failure, Problems, Facing Trials, Overcoming Challenges

3

Boy tries futilely to warn people of impending doom

Themes: Attack, Danger, Witnessing, Warning

4

Girl with birthmark sees herself as ugly

Themes: Appearances, Beauty, Outward Appearance, Self-Image

5

Man learns hard reality better than easy fantasy

Themes: Enjoying Life, Escape, Reality

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