Play 'Spot the Reference' With These Ready Player One Set Photos

Image: Random House
Image: Random House

It seems like every frame of Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of Ready Player One is going to be stuffed full of things to pay attention to.

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While Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One had a ton of references to ‘80s pop culture, the movie version has many, many more ways to sneak in things from that era, such as set dressing, music, costumes, and the like. And these photos from filming in Birmingham, England show a future where almost all the graffiti is a reference to the 1980s.

So, let’s play everyone’s favorite game, “Spot the Reference!”

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[Twitter user Michelle Green via Slashfilm]

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Katharine is the former managing editor of io9.

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You missed the one they posted of their Rights Clearances Team portrait.