Ready Player One – The Review

RPO Move Poster 1

Steven Spielberg is a fantastic director; he directs a science fiction action adventure called “Ready Player One” based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller hit. The screenplay is by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline.

RPO Cast 1

The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday (Mark Rylance). When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world. When an unlikely young hero named Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) decides to join the contest, he is hurled into a breakneck, reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical universe of mystery, discovery, and danger. It may be Steven Spielberg biggest hit ever.

The Cast

Tye Sheridan

Tye Sheridan (“X-Men: Apocalypse,” “All Summer Ends” & “Mud”, Joe)

Oliva Cooke

Olivia Cooke (“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” “Bates Motel”)

Ben Mendelsohn

Ben Mendelsohn (“Rogue One – A Star Wars Story,” “Bloodline ”, And “Animal Kingdom“)

T.J. Miller

T.J. Miller (“Deadpool,” “Silicon Valley”),

John Shearer

Simon Pegg (the “Star Trek” movies, the “Mission: Impossible” movies, Ice Age: Collison Course)

Kevin Mazur

Oscar winner Mark Rylance (“Bridge of Spies,” and “Dunkirk”)

The movie is 2 hour and 25 minutes long. Bring Pillows and a blanket!

In the movie, be aware the characters depict from pop-culture from the 80s and 90s. Can you identify the icons?  Please comment below.

Did you know Jane Douglas from the video game Outside Xbox is an extra in the film? Watch for her. She’s sitting just behind a guy with the numbers 665312 on his helmet.

Go see it this weekend!

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