Steven Spielberg's virtual reality epic Ready Player One has landed, primed for geek-culture aficionados to smugly point out references all the way through.
Introduced by Spielberg himself at a secret screening at this year's SXSW in Austin, Texas, the highly anticipated film earned a standing ovation at the credits (even after a few technical difficulties with sound).
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Standing ovation for Spielberg after the #ReadyPlayerOne premiere. “That was probably the greatest anxiety attack I’ve ever had,” he said, alluding to the screening’s technical difficulties (truth is, it actually only made the crowd more excited) #SXSW pic.twitter.com/FxYMfk7LZf
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