Ready Player One (2018) – Movie Review

Ready Player One is the sci-fi action adventure film produced and directed by a very brilliant and visionary filmmaker Steven Spielberg, a winner of three Academy Awards in directing. “One more adventure film by Steven Spielberg is releasing soon.” what can be more exciting than this for a movie lover? And the film is actually receiving praises from overall audience and critics.

In the year 2045, the devastation of the real-world has made Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) and all of humanity to engage themselves in the virtual reality game/software OASIS, which they use to escape the reality and find more comfort, to be and to do more than what they’re in the real world. But when James Halliday (Mark Rylance), the creator of the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, and the deserving finder will be the true successor to his legacy and fortune. Along with all the other users, Nolan Sorrento (Ben Mendelsohn), the CEO of Innovative Online Industries (IOI), also seeks the prize to gain the full control of OASIS, and eventually the whole world. What comes next is the amazing adventure ride Wade must take to find the Halliday’s Easter Egg.

Undoubtedly, Ready Player One is like one more gem of adventure story been added to the Steven Spielberg’s epic filmography. The film is the brilliant mixture of futuristic imagination and spectacular visual effects. The direction of the film is just flawless, especially the breathtaking chase sequences. The plot of the film is not so convoluted as it is already heavy on visuals. The performances of all the leads are justifiable. The film has so many pop culture references made throughout it’s running time, and that’s the real treat for fans. It just exciting and nostalgic for fans, to witness over 100s of pop culture references in the overall film. The film’s true magic can be experienced in the IMAX. Just Go for it.

Verdict : It is a spectacular treat for a movie and pop culture fans by Steven Spielberg. Get Set Go.

Rating : 4.1/5

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