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Release Date: March 29th, 2018

PG-13|2 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
In 2045, the planet is on the brink of chaos and collapse, but people find salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by James Halliday. When Halliday dies, he promises his immense fortune to the first person to discover a digital Easter egg that's hidden somewhere in the OASIS. When young Wade Watts joins the contest, he finds himself becoming an unlikely hero in a reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical world of mystery, discovery and danger.

Cast: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Mark Rylance, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg, Lena Waithe, Win Morisaki

Director: Steven Spielberg

Genres: Science fiction, Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Production Co: Reliance Entertainment, De Line Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Pursuit, Cheeky, Rivalry, Offbeat, Mystery, Amusing, Transformation, Passionate, Underdog

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  • Because Spielberg seems as eager as Wade to get back to the digital fantasy world he’s created, a lot of the human element is elided or glossed over. show more

  • A rollicking adventure through worlds both bleak and fantastic, Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One makes big changes to the specifics and structure of Ernest Cline's best-selling novel but keeps the spirit and level-up thrills intact. show more

  • With Steven Spielberg behind the camera, Ernest Cline’s book had potential to transcend its source material. It’s disheartening that the finished product is little more than the cinematic equivalent of a pop culture mashup tee, which takes cherished icons of film and coats them in garish CGI while clumsily smashing them against one another like a child playing with action figures. show more

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