Ready Player One (2018)
Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Zach Penn, Ernst Kline
Actors: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Mark Rylance, Rena Waite, On Morisaki, Kar-Cheng Chao, Simon Pegg, T.J. Miller, Han Na Jon-Kamen/ Ralph Ineson/ Susan Lynch/ Claire Higgins/ Lawrence Spelman/ Perdita Weeks/ Isaac Andrews/ . ..
Genre: Science Fiction / Action / Adventure
Region: United States
Language: English / Japanese / Mandarin
Release: 2018-03-30 (Mainland China) / 2018-03-11 (South by Southwest Film Festival) / 2018-03-29 (USA)
Length: 140 minutes
Also known as: Player 1 / Challenger 1 (Hong Kong) / Level 1 Player (Taiwan) / Player 1
Rating: IMDB 7.4 / Rotten Tomatoes 72%
The story takes place in 2045, and virtual reality technology has penetrated into every corner of human life. James Halliday (Mark Rylance) built a virtual reality game world called “Oasis”. Become the heir to the oasis. To find this easter egg, three keys must be obtained first, and the clues to find the keys are hidden in James’ past.
Wade (Tye Sheridan), Ai Qi (Lena Waithe), Dadong (On Morisaki) and Xiu (Zhao Jiazheng) are friends in the game. Together with Olivia Cooke (Olivia Cooke), the five embarked on a journey to find Easter eggs. What they are fighting against is a big capitalist named Nolan Sorrento (Ben Mendelsohn Ben Mendelsohn).
“Ready Player One” is a 2018 American science fiction action film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the 2011 novel of the same name by Ernest Cline. The movie is set in the year 2045, where people escape the harsh reality of their lives by spending most of their time in a virtual reality world called the OASIS. When the creator of the OASIS dies, he leaves behind a series of challenges to determine who will inherit his vast fortune and control of the OASIS.
The film explores themes of escapism, nostalgia, and the power of imagination. It also touches on issues of corporate greed, the impact of technology on society, and the importance of human connection.
The movie received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising the film’s visual effects and action sequences, while others criticized the shallow characters and lack of emotional depth. Despite this, it was a commercial success, grossing over $580 million worldwide.
“Ready Player One” has since become a favorite among fans of science fiction and has been praised for its references to popular culture and video games. It is also known for its stunning visual effects and action sequences, which were created using a mix of CGI and live-action footage.