Set in the year 2045, the global population seeks solace in the OASIS, a digital haven with limitless possibilities. However, when the creator dies, he challenges the world to unlock an Easter egg hidden somewhere in the game, giving them total control over the system itself.
Filled with pop culture references and stunning visual effects, READY PLAYER ONE heralds a return to the adventure genre for Steven Spielberg. Though one could argue the film is primarily a nostalgia bonanza, Spielberg imbeds his story with his own Easter eggs of truth. This week, Steve welcomes Jeff Baker and Benjamin Porter to discuss about the nature of identity in the digital world and the relationship between Creator and his creation.
Want to continue to conversation at home? Click the link below to download ‘Fishing for More’ — some small group questions for you to bring to those in your area.
Thanks Jeff and Benjamin for joining us!