Ready Player One

Ready Player One Arcade Bar Powers Up Near Greektown Next Week

Vintage games, cocktails, and food<p>Diehard gamers prepare for arcade overload. Downtown Detroit’s latest dose of boozy gaming nostalgia, <b>Ready Player One</b>, is preparing to open to the public next week inside the recently renovated Globe Tobacco Building at 407 E. Fort St.<p>Partner <b>Wael Gharbie</b> tells …

Detroit

10 of the Most Anticipated Movies Being Released in 2018

Movie theaters are having another year of declining attendance, but hope springs eternal when it comes to next year's bumper crop of potential …

Movies

September 2017 in my Mini Filofax planner

September is my favorite month. It’s my emotional equivalent of Spring cleaning and always feels like a fresh start. Maybe in other places the …

Audiobooks

Detroit video arcades get an extra life, with boozy power-up

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Pop+Offworld video arcade, bar and pizzeria opened in September 2017 in downtown Detroit.<p>One was named "Star Dust." But neighbors …

Detroit

20 Books to Read If You Love ‘Ready Player One’

Ernest Cline‘s visionary debut novel, <i>Ready Player One</i>, wowed fans and became an instant genre classic upon its publication in 2011. The science …

Science Fiction

Ready Player One: The Blueprint to Replace Real Life with Virtual Reality

Is an upcoming Steven Spielberg film a preview of how virtual reality may be used in the future to replace real life? Today on TruNews, Zach Drew, …

Virtual Reality

Complete 2018 New Movie Release Schedule

2018 holds a lot to look forward to when it comes to movie release dates. Before we get to the new year we’ve got some other big releases to come, …

Movies

10 Incredible Books Being Made into Family Movies We're Dying to See

If you're one of those families that insists their kids read the book before seeing the movie, there's some serious page-turning in your future. And …

Movies

Ready Player One - The Big Picture

I read Ernest Cline’s first novel <i>Ready Player One</i> entirely on a flight back from Europe. It was the first <i>fiction</i> book I have gotten my hands on in 2 …

12 book-to-screen adaptations we can't wait to see - Blog Post

The prestige movie season is upon us, and with it comes an incredible lineup of literary adaptations! Here are 12 films that will tempt us to pay a …

Movies

Guide: How to ‘Level Up’ your career in an AI-powered industry

Thanks to a combination of improved computing power, cheap data storage and an unprecedented availability of data from all corners, AI is poised to …

Advertising Industry

Arcade bar with over 30 games opens tonight in downtown Detroit

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>An arcade bar is coming to the Greektown area of Detroit this spring with craft brews, cocktails and dining.<p>You can choose from …

Detroit

The Trophy Woman of Ready Player One

<i>Ready Player One</i>, the best-selling ode to virtual reality and nerd-dom,is finally becoming a movie, but not everybody is a fan. The first teaser …

Geek

‘Ready Player One’: Trey Parker Compares Steven Spielberg’s Video-Game Movie to the Member Berries

'Member the Iron Giant?<p>‘Member the Member Berries? Trey Parker members the Member Berries. So much so, in fact, that the “South Park” co-creator used …

Entertainment

‘South Park’ Masterminds Trey Parker And Matt Stone Say ‘Ready Player One’ Is The Most ‘Member Berries’ Thing Ever

After a serialized campaign that went in a number of fascinating directions, season 21 of <i>South Park</i> is being billed as a return to its previous style. If you’ve been reaching for the Member Berries in celebration of the switch, bless your nostalgia loving heart. Of course, series masterminds Trey …

TV

Books being made into movies we’re dying to see (and read)

Get the early scoop on kids’ and teens’ books that are being adapted for the big screen<p>This article originally appeared onCommon Sense Media.<p>If you're one of those families that insist their kids read the book before seeing the movie, there's some serious page-turning in your future. And if you're …

Movies

South Park guys dub Ready Player One the "Member Berries" of movies

Fans of recent <i>South Park</i> are familiar with Member Berries, the show’s seductive, sinister metaphor for the irresistible power of nostalgia and “the …

South Park

Close Encounters of the Bookish Kind: 10 of the Best Alien Books - Signature

A Novel<p>In this imaginative and often profound blend of speculative fiction and philosophy, a Jesuit priest and linguist named Emilio Sandoz leads a team on a mission to make first contact with intelligent extraterrestrial life. <i>The Sparrow</i> is an engrossing, insightful, and challenging read.<p>Michel …

Science Fiction

Here’s a good primer if you’re ready to hate Ready Player One

Since its release in 2011, it’s been difficult for any fan of pop culture to escape the ubiquitousness of Ernest Cline’s <i>Ready Player One.</i> The novel …

Geek

Offworld Arcade Is Taking Over the Second Floor of Checker Bar

Pizza and arcade games abound<p>Longtime bar arcade pop-up <b>Offworld Arcade</b> is transitioning into permanent digs above <b>Checker Bar</b>. On posts to Facebook and Instagram today, the owners revealed that they are in the process of taking over the former POP pop-up restaurant space on the second floor of the …

Detroit

E.T. Originally Had A Very Different Ending

<b>E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial</b> was originally supposed to end much differently. Steven Spielberg has directed numerous films throughout his career, with …

Movies

The TechCrunch Podcast: Augmented reality’s promise

Welcome back to the TechCrunch Podcast, where we take a deeper dive into the hottest topics coming down tech’s pike.<p>In this episode, Founders Fund partner Cyan Banister and Super Ventures managing partner Matt Miesnieks joined TechCrunch editor-in-chief Matthew Panzarino to talk the past, present …

Augmented Reality

Trailer Theater: Nostalgia, Hand-Painted Films, and Creative Indies

It’s been a few weeks since the last Trailer Theater, so there are quite a few exciting previews to share this week, from big budget pop-culture …

TV

Images: First Photo Of Olivia Cooke As Art3mis From Steven Spielberg's Adaptation Of Ready Player One

This is the first official photo, courtesy of Empire, for Samantha Evelyn Cook AKA Art3mis (Olivia Cooke) in Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of</i> …

Pop Culture

Tye Sheridan and Olivia Cooke featured in new image from Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One

Empire has revealed a new images from Steven Spielberg’s upcoming adaptation of Ernest Cline’s New York Times best-selling sci-fi novel <b>Ready Player</b> …

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New ‘Ready Player One’ Image Reveals Olivia Cooke as Art3mis

A new image from <b>Steven Spielberg</b>’s highly anticipated sci-fi adaptation <b>Ready Player One</b> has landed online, and it offers a pretty interesting look at …

Movies

‘Ready Player One’ Debuts First Look at Olivia Cooke as Art3mis

Warner Bros. Pictures brought quite the show to San Diego Comic-Con last month. Along with the expected pomp and circumstance for <i>Justice League</i>, the …

Movies

Ready Player One: Exclusive New Look At Spielberg's Latest

The new issue of <i>Empire</i> arrived this week, and alongside giant features on <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> and Comic-Con 2017, we've also got an exclusive sneak-peek …

Movies

READY PLAYER ONE Movie Reveals First Official Still Of Olivia Cooke As ART3MIS

The SDCC trailer for Steven Spielberg’s <i>Ready Player One</i> movie stunned audiences and viewers unfamiliar with the Ernest Cline's ode to the '80s. …

Movies

Ready Player One First Look: Olivia Cooke is Art3mis

The first image of Olivia Cooke (<i>Me and Earl and the Dying Girl</i>) as female lead Samantha Evelyn Cook aka. Art3mis in <b>Ready Player One</b> has arrived. …

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