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Ready Player One Is A Great Popcorn Movie!

Ready Player One – Wade Watts/Parzival (Tye Sheridan) – Photo by Jaap Buttendijk/Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures.

In a dystopian future, most people try to escape their pitiful real lives by entering a cyberworld called The OASIS. When the OASIS’ creator dies, he sets in motion an Easter egg hunt with the winner gaining his fortune and complete control of the OASIS.

Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) and four fellow gunters (Easter egg hunters) team up to beat corporate monolith Innovative Online Industries (I.O.I.), fronted by the slick Nolan Sorrento (Ben Mendelsohn) – who has hundreds of experts behind the scenes, feeding him information and taking hits in the games – to the prize.

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The Technique Trailer: Thoroughbreds!

Lily (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Amanda (Olivia Cooke) are recently reconnected best friends – despite Amanda’s not feeling anything, ever, and Lily feeling everything, always.

One thing they are definitely  in agreement on – Lily’s oppressive stepfather has to go.

Thoroughbreds will be in theaters of March 9, 2018.

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl – Day 1 of Doomed Friendship!

me and earl - My Mom Made Me Do It

As good a movie as The Fault in Our Stars was, it was still a movie in which dying was gauzy and romantic and the leads fell in love and went to Amsterdam.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is almost the exact opposite of that.

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Ouija: Spiffy Premise, Cookie Cutter Movie!

Ouija - Universal - 11-23-14

Remember those Ouija boards that we used to use to scare ourselves silly when we were kids? Well, there’s a microbudgeted horror film about some kids who get into big supernatural trouble because they didn’t follow the rules. It’s a pretty lame effort at bringing classic (which is to say clichéd) tropes to an adolescent-friendly introduction to Horror 101, but it’ll make a big profit even if only does have its predicted $20 mill opening weekend.

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