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Ready Player One Poster Parodies

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Ready Player One Poster Parodies
Category: Meme Status: Submission Year: 2017 Origin: Twitter Region:
Type: Image Macro, Photoshop,
Tags: ready player one, steven spielberg, ernest cline, photoshop, movies, film, science fiction, scifi,

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Ready Player One Poster Parodies

About

Ready Player One Poster Parodies refer to a series of jokes and photoshops inspired by the advertising campaign for the 2018 science fiction film Ready Player One.

Origin

On December 9th, 2017, the official Ready Player One Twitter account tweeted the poster with the caption "A better reality awaits. Tune in tomorrow at 9:45a PT for a special live stream event with @erniecline.[1] #ReadyPlayerOne." The post (shown below) received more than 1,000 retweets and 3,300 likes in two days.


Ready Player One movie poster in which the leg seems a bit longer than it should

Spread

Shortly after the poster was uploaded online, Twitter users began posting photoshops and image comparisons, emphasizing the length of Sheridan's leg. Twitter[2] user @AH_Ethan tweeted a photoshop of Sheridan's leg moving through portals to stay in the frame of the poster. The post (shown below, left) received more than 70 retweets and 280 likes in two days. Twitter[3] user @asher_nieman tweeted the poster juxtaposted to a screenshot from SpongeBob SquarePants of SpongBob on stilts. The post (shown below, center) received more than 180 retweets and 440 likes in two days. Twitter[4] user @paultoesjohn tweeted a photo of Sheridan photoshopped to have longer legs. The post (shown below, right ) received more than 6,300 retweets and 13,000 likes in two days. They captoned the tweet "There is nothing wrong with the new Ready Player One poster.
#stopbodyshaming."


fixed it ASTEVEN SPIELBERG AILM MARCH 2018 This guy's legs Imaowho allowed this poster to be released #ReadyPlayerOne Co co

On December 10th, tweeted,[5] "The leg in the Ready Player One poster is proportionally correct. THREAD!" They then followed up with several diagrams showing that the poster is anatomically correct. The thread (portions shown below) received more than 300 retweets and 975 likes in one day.


First, let's look at body proportions. Many resources on drawing will tell you that the average human crotch occurs at the half-way point along the length of the body. Here's an illustration from 'Drawing the Head and Figure' by Jack Hamm. top of skull chin 2 n------ navel HALF WAY AHRcrotch L-fingertips If we connect opposite corners of the box with straight lines, they will cross at the center, a.k.a. the crotch. ipples savel Well, what do you know? The half-way point, as dictated by the rules of perspective, lands squarely on his crotch! The part of the body below the crotch, a.k.a. the leg, appears to take the amount of space in the bounding box it's typically supposed to. R STEVEN S LBERS FLrn


Several media outlets covered the response to the poster, including NME,[6] The Daily Dot,[7] Kotaku [8] and more. On December 10th, Twitter[9] published a Moments page regarding @CDisillusioned's response to the criticism.

Movie Homage Posters

On March 6th, 2018, a new series of posters for Ready Player One were released. In this case, the posters were designed to pay homage to famous movie posters that are associated with blockbuster entertainment from the 80s and 90s but using characters and imagery from Ready Player One. These include such films as The Matrix, Blade Runner and The Breakfast Club (examples below, respectively).[10]


PLAYER ONE ON MARCH 2A BETTER REALITY AWALTS READY PIAYER ONE 는圜 THEY HAD ONLY MET VIRTUALLY, BUT IT CHANGED EVERYTHIN They were five nobodies in the real world, each chasing a different life inside the Oasis. Before time is up they must work together win the competition, and save the one place where they can tcruly be themselves. AECH REA DY P LAYE R O NE 尸

People online reacted negatively to the posters. While many tweeted their disapproval of the posters, others made parodies of them, paying homage to films that are generally considered bad using Ready Player One iconography.

That day, Twitter[11] user @Doug_Tilley posted a series of parodies that include the films Top Dog, X-Men First Class and Mortdecai. The post (shown below, left) received more than 20 retweets and 60 likes in 24 hours.

Additionally, Twitter[12] user @damnyouwillis paid homage to the film Foodfight with the caption "all those READY PLAYER ONE posters are good, actually." The post (shown below, center) received more than 740 retweets and 1,900 likes in 24 hours. Twitter[13] user @darth posted a number of parodies including Paul Blart: Mall Cop (shown below, right), Human Centipede and Nacho Libre. The Paul Blart post received more than 300 retweets and 1,100 likes in 24 hours.

Several media outlets reported on the parodies, including The Daily Dot,[14] Dorkly,[15] Motherboard[16] and more.


Not really feeling these new READY PLAYER ONE posters OHNNY DEPP GWYNETH PALTROW EWAN MCGREGOR ふ ONE'S TOUGH ONE'S SMART all those READY PLAYER ONE posters are good, actually WHEN A HERO IS NEEDED ALWAYS BET ON PARZIVAL READY MALL COP ONE

Various Examples


I fixed the #readyplayerone poster, you are welcome A STEVEN SPIELBERG FILM I found the guy in the photo #MondayMotivation #ReadyPlayerOne RSTEVEN SPELBERGAm RED COMING S0ON classical laws of proportions state that a human body is around 7 1/2 to 8 heads tall after extensive hours of research and examination, this scientific diagram i've created of the #ReadyPlayerOne poster proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that boy's legs are just plain wrong ASTEVEN SPIELBERG MARCH 2018
Ready Player One pinta que te cagas Grande, Spielberg Imade lunch! People have complained about that Ready Player One poster but it can be easily fixed with an inspirational tagline In a world where people are judged by whether their legs are the same length, one man is about' . to prove that what matters is the-length of your-heart. | " ASTEVEN SPIELBERG FILm MARCH 2018 LAN SILVESTRI PROCENE ROAm SDmNER DANIEL LUPI CHRIS DEFARIR RNO BRUCE BERMAN mu 躈 ERNEST CLINE SCREENPLAY ZAH PENN AND ERNEST CLINE PROLE DONALD De LINE, pga STEVENSPIELBERG.pga HRISTIE MACOSHO HRIEGERPsa DRNFARAHPCE STEVEN SPIELBERG SEE IT IN R AL D 3D AND IMAX

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Tags: ready player one, steven spielberg, ernest cline, photoshop, movies, film, science fiction, scifi,


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