Just about as quickly as Ready Player One‘s epic trailer hit the web, the backlash started. Steven Spielberg‘s futuristic action-adventure movie, tailored from Ernest Cline’s 2011 novel of the identical title, was nearly instantaneously hit with gripes about letting nostalgia do the heavy emotional lifting for the story. Whereas there are many enjoyable blink-and-you’ll-miss-it nods to movies and video video games previous, the film is an entertaining trip in and of itself, and completely price paying for a film ticket to see it on the massive display. As soon as the credit begin to roll, although, do you have to stick round for a postcredits scene à la Marvel?
The brief reply: there isn’t any postcredits scene. Prepared Participant One may happen in a dystopian future, however Spielberg made the refreshing resolution to maintain it old fashioned and bypass together with any bonus footage after all of the credit have handed. The lengthy reply: there are nonetheless just a few explanation why you should not rush out of the theater!
The credit are nonetheless particular due to the soundtrack, which is filled with superior tunes. It is protected to say Prepared Participant One saves the perfect for final. As soon as the story of Wade Watts’s journey by the digital actuality of the OASIS lastly involves a detailed, the primary notes of Corridor & Oates traditional “You Make My Desires Come True” blast from the audio system. It is the right strategy to shut out a movie that has a lot coronary heart (and, clearly, a deep obsession with the ’80s). Even when the music transitions into the movie’s rating, Alan Silvestri’s Prepared Participant One suite, it is onerous to not keep seated and take heed to the complete factor.