Last weekend, I went and saw Free Guy, a fun video game movie. While I’m not much of a review guy, if you like The Lego Movie and Deadpool, this is the movie that fits perfectly between those two, in all of it’s PG-13, self-referential, cameo-filled, goodness.
There are two types of video game movies. First, there are movies based on video games, which I’ve already written about the Video Game Movie Curse. The Mortal Kombats, the Assassin’s Creeds, the Angry Birds the Movies. Then, there are movies that are based on the idea of video games. Because that is what Free Guy was, let’s talk about that.
Tron: Legacy (2010)
The first movie to be placed in a fictional video game, was Tron (1982). This movie was one of the first to use an extensive amount of CGI, which was necessary for this…
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