The title was taken from a Stephen King short story which pretty much otherwise has no relationship at all to the film. This actually led to a lawsuit.
Was praised at the time for his vision. Virtuosity.
What we thought it would be at the time of the film.
360° “VR” movies. Google cardboard. AR. How directed do we want our experiences with art to be?
VR training. Holodeck. Pornography. Awesome-sounding VR “theme park” in Utah. [youtube]cML814JD09g[/youtube]
Nootropics. The singularity. Controlling the real world via the internet.