Things We Saw Today: These Ready Player One Posters Are Hurting My Soul
Serious question here: Is anyone excited about Ready Player One? A series of posters were released today, and they combine the book’s incessant reference dropping with the movie’s bland VR character design, producing what seems to be a convincing campaign in favor of not seeing the film.
— Tristan Cooper (@TristanACooper) March 6, 2018
Basically, this movie is laying claim to everything you’ve ever loved.
how fucking dARE YOU pic.twitter.com/llFy21IRQC
— Wow, Bob Mackey! (@bobservo) March 6, 2018
I don’t believe any modern movie can actually retroactively destroy anyone’s childhood, but these posters sure are trying. You can see even more over at /Film.
- Barbie is introducing a new line of “Role Models” dolls based on prominent women. I’m going to need a Patty Jenkins Barbie, stat. I actually think I need all of these. (via Barbie.com)
- Please spend a minute with this precious tiny M’Baku.
— Lady M’Baku 🐵💍 (@itsAlexJordan) March 6, 2018
- Emma Watson sported a large (fake) tattoo reading “Times Up” and the internet was not here for that missing apostrophe.
Fake tattoo proofreading position available. Experience with apostrophes a must.
— Emma Watson (@EmmaWatson) March 5, 2018
- An Australian couple taking a stroll on the beach has found the oldest known message in a bottle, dating back to 1886. That’s quite a find. (via BBC)
What did you all see out there today?
(image: Warner Bros)
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