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Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One was bound to be full of changes. Given all of the rights clearances that would be needed to feature the book’s many, many pop culture references, fans were fully aware that some things would be cut by necessity. The film does indeed feature a very different pop culture landscape, but there were some major changes to the storyline, too.
Spielberg seems to have modernized Cline’s nostalgic adventure in every way. The plot is more progressive and inclusive. The infamous Easter Egg quest has been drastically simplified. And the highly anticipated pop culture references have been updated to appeal ... The post Ready Player One: Every Change Spielberg Made To The Book appeared first on Screen Rant.
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The Walking Dead season 8 airs on Sunday nights at 9pm and here’s how you can watch it. While AMC’s apocalyptic drama isn’t quite as massively popular as it once was, The Walking Dead remains one of those shows that it’s almost essential to experience live. Whether revealed accidentally or purposefully by trolls, Walking Dead spoilers seem to make their way online almost immediately after each new episode airs, threatening to ruin big happenings for anyone unfortunate enough to tune in late.
Despite this status as a perennial conduit for social media discussion, it would be disingenuous to talk about TWD without mentioning its ongoing ratings woes. The ...
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It’s been nearly 23 years since David Fincher’s seminal thriller SE7EN first hit the big screen. Since its release, the movie has encapsulated audiences with its dark, gritty story of two detectives and their pursuit of a madman. With masterful performances from Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, and Gwyneth Paltrow, SE7EN has kept viewers coming back for repeat viewings in the years since.
The premise is simple enough: two detectives are in pursuit of a serial criminal. But, for those who know the movie, it’s anything but straight forward. The element of using the seven sins as motivation helps to add a level of complexity that arguably has not been matched in years since. ...
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Before the 1950s, audiences were still traveling to the theaters to catch a glimpse of their favorite animated cartoons. During those years, Bugs Bunny, Mickey Mouse, and their respective gangs appeared in short films created for the big screens. Animation for television was too expensive, and the techniques were too intensive to produce shows.
Beginning in 1949, the very first little snippet of animation was made for TV. It was called Crusader Rabbit, a show that was broken down into segments which ran between three to five minutes. These were like little TV series that proved popular, but difficult to manage. ...
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Star Wars Rebels voice actress hopes her character, Sabine, gets a spinoff series with Ahsoka. As part of Lucasfilm and Disney’s goal to expand the Star Wars franchise, they kicked off their 2014 relaunch with a new animated series. Created by Dave Filoni, the series focused on the formation of the Rebel Alliance and the characters that helped spark the movement. Force-users Ezra and Kanan were at the forefront, along with pilot Hera, the muscle and fearless warrior Zeb, and former Imperial trainee and Mandalorian, Sabine, as as well as their droid, Chopper.
Rebels finally came to a close earlier this year after four seasons on the air. The ...
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