An unexpected bonus when I saw Star Wars: The Last Jedi [no spoilers, don't worry]

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...was the new trailer for Ready Player One. I’m a simple man—if I see the DeLorean from Back to the Future hauling ass and drifting corners, I’m sold. The theater will have my money on that merit alone, because I don’t care how underpowered that car was in reality; in the films, Doc Brown’s creation conveyed a sense of speed that the Fast and the Furious movies haven’t been able to match.

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Illustration for article titled An unexpected bonus when I saw iStar Wars: The Last Jedi/i [no spoilers, dont worry]

If I’m remembering correctly, I’ve seen the A-Team van, Mad Max’s Interceptor, the Mach 5, Adam West’s Batmobile, and the bike from Akira, as well (in either the newest or a previous trailer). Myself and other oppos with 80's vehicle nostalgia seem like we should be pretty happy.

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Really the only thing that dampens my enthusiasm at all is the knowledge that all the driving is going to be a CGI-fest and not done with practical cars. I mean, I guess it fits given the source material, but even so...

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