Kids taking action while adults stand on the sidelines. In 1980s movies such as The Goonies (1985) and E.T. The Extraterrestrial (1982), it was a popular theme.
Ernest Cline, 45, author of Ready Player One, the 2011 novel behind the movie of the same name, says that the March For Our Lives protest, organised by the student survivors of the Parkland school shooting in the United States last month, shows how inspiring committed youth can be.
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