Ready Player One (2018)

Plot: Set in the year 2045, advanced technology allows people to escape their reality by entering a game called OASIS. This virtual reality game allows you to be anything you want and do anything you want. James Halliday, creator of the game, leaves his fortune and control of the game inside the game itself, whoever completes all the challenges and finds the egg, will get his fortune and the game.

Director: Stephen Spielberg

Starring: Olivia Cooke, Tye Sheridan, Ben Mendelsohn, Simon Pegg, T.J. Miller.


Obviously, the hype around this film was hard to ignore, I came so close to watching it at the cinema and I’m so glad I never got the time to because I really didn’t enjoy it. It has similarities to Avatar and I hated that. I think it’s grown up animation films that I just can’t stand.

I get why people would love this film. I feel like I’m the only person in the world that didn’t like this film. I just didn’t care about the avatars. I cared more about the people and who they were outside of the game. Every time it cut back to them inside the game I lost interest. The movie would have been more enjoyable for me if it stayed out of the game.

7 thoughts on “Ready Player One (2018)

  1. intenttowin says:

    Have you ever seen Bruce Willis in Surrogates? You know something is up from the beginning because he has hair…LOL…it is a good movie about people using surrogates in the real world but I think you would like the ending. Try it if you haven’t seen it before. I think you would like it.

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  2. writteningeek says:

    My son read the book before the movie. While he enjoyed the movie, and could see the reasons for some of the changes from the book, he said that the book was definitely better.

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