Movie Review: Ready Player One

Details: Released in 2018. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Stars Tye SheridanOlivia CookeBen Mendelsohn. About two and a half hours long. More information can be found at

Score: 7/10

Ready Player One is a children’s film. It is also a testament to the power of nostalgia and how just a drop of it can move an audience. After watching this movie, I know that it is mostly fluff. It’s a flimsy, fairly bad story. And yet by the end of it, the movie still made me feel some emotions. If anything, I guess Ready Player One is proof that movie goers (such as myself) are indeed suckers and just dropping a few images from our childhood is all it takes to amuse us.

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