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Watch the movie “Ready Player One” in the On-demand catalogue of Proximus TV!

Because this film is mainly set in a digital world, was Steven Spielberg, with a lot of persuasion to get started with computer animation (CGI). And that is also what you think of this movie would expect: a movie full of computer-controlled action.

In a nutshell

In the near future escapes to the isolated teenager Wade Watts from his dull existence when he logs into OASIS, a globally used virtual utopia where users idyllic alternate lives could lead. If the eccentric billionaire that OASIS has forged dies, he puts his enormous fortune available to the winner of a major virtual treasure hunt. Wade goes as a of millions of gamers on the hunt for the treasure and it must soon compete against large companies and other opponents who will do everything to make the treasure first.

Easter eggs galore

Spielberg was clearly interested in the making of this film, which is actually a film adaptation of the eponymous book of 2011 by the American author Ernest Cline. Therein outlines the Writer of a dystopian future somewhere in the year 2044. After the Great Recession, lives a large part of the world’s population in total poverty. The starving humanity flight away in OASIS, an online that by billions of players at the same time the game is played. When the designer of the game, James Halliday, childless dies, turns out these three keys, the so-called Easter eggs hidden which lead to a safe with his legacy. The one that the safe deposit box, multimiljardair. A nasty virtual fight starts to the inheritance of Halliday.

And are the easter eggs that the great creative mind of Spielberg. The director hid in a manner of speaking easter eggs in each corner of the screen, with hundreds of references and hidden messages in the popular culture. Are you ready for your quest, topped with a medley of music from the 80’s?

From August 8, 2018, is Ready Player One is available in the On-demand catalogue of Proximus TV!

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