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Castle of Horror: Frenzy is a Daring, Grisly Thriller from the Master of Suspense, but Should It Be Watched Today?

Trigger warning for those who are sensitive about violence against female victims.Then we wrap it up with a conversation about Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One from the novel by Ernest Cline -- the book, the movie, the success and the backlash.Listen here: on YouTube: out the trailer: of Horror/Castle Talk Podcast Links: Join us over on Facebook to chime in. The[...]

Ernie Cline's 'Armada' Gets First Draft Script by Dan Mazeau

Also, he just celebrated his birthday on Sunday -- happiest of natal days, buddy![caption id="attachment_810910" align="aligncenter" width="600"] AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 11: Ernest Cline speaks onstage during Ready Player One LIVE at SXSW, Powered by Twitch and IMDb on March 11, 2018 in Austin, Texas (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for IMDb)[/caption]Perhaps you've heard the[...]

Did 'Ready Player One' Hype Translate to Box Office Success?

The panel of screenwriters Ernest Cline (author of the original novel and collaborator on the film's script) and Zak Penn, along with film stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Lena Waithe, Ben Mendelsohn, Philip Zhao, and Win Morisaki were charming as all get out.They regaled the audience with tales of working with Spielberg on set[...]

Book Review: Ready Player One is a Love Letter to the '80s

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Ready Player One is a love letter to the '80s, as writ by Ernest Cline Behold: near every cultural product of the '80s, referenced with care, as told by someone who grew up during that period This, too, was a part of my childhood; but whereas I was a passive consumer of culture as[...]

Watch: 'Ready Player One' Author Ernie Cline Thanks Fans in New Video

The documentary is still on Netflix, and it's totally required viewing ahead of RP1 hitting theaters.[caption id="attachment_810910" align="aligncenter" width="600"] AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 11: Ernest Cline speaks onstage during Ready Player One LIVE at SXSW, Powered by Twitch and IMDb on March 11, 2018 in Austin, Texas (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for IMDb)[/caption]Today on Ernie's Twitter,[...]

These 'Ready Player One' Reimagined Classic Movie Posters Are AMAZING

Finally it seems like Warner Brothers is moving forward at a clippin pace to bring more Ready Player One movie goodness to the public before the film opens at the end of the month.  If you're at all familiar with the premise of Ernie Cline's book, then you know the importance of classic 80s films on […]

Ready Player One 'The Stacks: Songs From The OASIS' Album Hits iTunes

Calling all Gunters and 6'ers- ok maybe not the latter because DOWN WITH IOI-  climb aboard the Ready Player One hype train.  Today, Brash Tracks released a collection of covers of notable songs mentioned in the novel "Ready Player One", and a new original songs as well. Brash Tracks' Brian McKinney has said 50% of all proceeds from […]

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Steven Spielberg and Ernie Cline Talk Ready Player One, Plus NEW FOOTAGE

Director Steven Spielberg was the perfect choice to put Ernest Cline's novel on the silver screen, the prevalence of his filmography being integral parts of the story notwithstanding.[caption id="attachment_779004" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Steven Spielberg and Ernie Cline talk "Ready Player One" on stage at SDCC 2017photo by Bill Watters[/caption]In a new video posted today on the official RP1[...]


Exclusive Extended Previews – Art of Atari Signed Edition

The first time I learned what a tip in sheet was, I was talking to Steve Niles. He had just signed a bunch that he then had to send to Australia so that Ben Templesmith could sign as well. These were first the first 30 Days of Night trade. For those that don't know, a […]

New Ready Player One Trailer Is a Basket of Easter Eggs for Fans

This morning fans of Ready Player One were treated to a brand-new trailer for the upcoming live-action adaptation by Steven Spielberg of Ernest Cline's novel for Warner Bros.The trailer is brilliant, calming some of my more troubling fears that the changes from book-to-screen were going to be too much, take too much away from the magic of[...]

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Watch: Livestream with Ernest Cline and New Ready Player One Trailer

In a tweet posted yesterday, the official Ready Player One film account let fans know something is coming on Sunday morning at 9:45 a.m. PST. Specifically, that a special event with the author of Ready Player One would be a livestream, and that means we'll probably get to see the new trailer, too. So, without further […]

4 New Images Surface For "Ready Player One" Ahead of New Trailer

One of *my* personal most anticipated movies of 2018, Ready Player One is gearing up to drop a new trailer this Sunday.  That news was shared yesterday, author of the source material novel "Ready Player One" Ernest Cline tweeting about the premiere of a second trailer at the flagship Alamo Drafthouse movie theater in Austin Texas.  It'll[...]

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The Perfect Early Holiday Gift Idea For Classic Game Lovers: The Art Of Atari

Dynamite has a new Indiegogo campaign for their upcoming The Art of Atari comprehensive retrospective book. The 350-page tome will cover the more than 30-year history of the video game company through production and concept art, photos, and marketing materials. There will also be interviews with various key people involved with the creation of some […]

Art Of Atari – A Hardcover Trip Down Video Game Memory Lane

It's a nostalgic trip down video game memory lane.It starts off with a forward by Ready Player One writer Ernest Cline He reminisces about getting his first console in 1978 and how his first impression of each game was the artwork on the box You can see where his love of video games came from[...]

Unboxing The Art Of Atari – An Amazing Trip Down Memory Lane

The book is by Tim Lapetino with a forward by Ready Player One author Ernest Cline If you grew up on the Atari 2600.. this is going to be an amazing trip down memory lane.You can find the book on Amazon here. I got a large box in the mail this weekend..[...]

Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One Begins Filming In Birmingham

By Olly MacNameeWith its mix of crumbling industrial warehouses and modern sky high tower blocks, Birmingham offers the perfect vista for Steven Spielberg's adaption of the novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline This week saw the start of cameras rolling around the streets of Digbeth in the heart of the city's old industrial quarter[...]

The Art Of Atari Announced

The book will also feature a forward by Ready Player One author Ernest Cline. From the arcade to the living room, Atari is one of the most recognized names in the world Since its formation in 1972, the company pioneered hundreds of now classic titles including Asteroids, Centipede, and Missile Command. The Art of Atari is the first[...]

Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One Moves To March 2018

Clearing yet more room for Episode VIII of the Star Wars saga is Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Ernest Cline's Ready Player One.Variety reports the film, originally schedule to debut alongside the currently untitled Star Wars sequel, will now debut on March 30th, 2018.Star Wars's December 15th, 2017 date was itself a shift away from a[...]

Steven Spielberg To Direct Ready Player One

If you got February's Lootcrate or are one of the many many folks who purchased Ernest Cline's hit sci-fi novel, Ready Player One, then you are probably geeked at the idea that Steven Spielberg is going to direct the film adaptation of the novel. In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place The only time[...]