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Dec. 11, 2020 5:52 p.m.

Book review: ‘Ready Player Two’ falters with repetitive plot, troubling undertones

Welcome to the OASIS, where “The Silmarillion” is biblical and Depeche Mode is your “Personal Jesus.”
Here, a pouty-in-pink Molly Ringwald bums cigarettes off velour-clad versions of her younger self, who all take turns cursing John Hughes to the rhythm of his IBM Selectric typewriter; a greased-up Rizzo dukes it out with the Polka King of the Midwest in the Chicago ‘burbs; Ferris Bueller scales the final fourth-wall and never takes a day off.

By Kaia Sherry

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