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Things We Learned from Ready Player One 4K/Blu-ray Special Features

Things We Learned from 'Ready Player One' 4K/Blu-ray Special Features

While Warner Bros.'s film version of Ernie Cline's fantastic Ready Player One wasn't the perfect adaptation, it DID have plenty of nods and winks to the source material to make even the most hardened of purists enjoy and appreciate it.Thankfully, we can FINALLY have the Ready Player One experience at home, as the film has been released as[...]

SDCC Bash Ready Party One Was Everything This Side of the OASIS

SDCC Bash 'Ready Party One' Was Everything This Side of the OASIS

She looked absolutely stunning in a black sequined number, and the Edgleys performed selections by The Eurythmics, No Doubt, The Banges, and more.I cannot tip my hat enough to the organizers and promotors of the event -- from the DeLorean outside to the incredible printed materials and decorations that were literally everywhere inside the Fluxx[...]

Heres What Were Getting on the Ready Player One 4K and Blu-Ray

Here's What We're Getting on the 'Ready Player One' 4K and Blu-Ray

One of the recent films we have a decidedly love-hate-love relationship with is Warner Bros.'s Ready Player One. Don't get me wrong: for what the film is, it's tremendously entertaining and well presented, and it certainly had a box office reception that reflected that. We've been waiting for news about the official home release of the flick, […]

Watch: 3 Minutes of Ready Player One Copper Key Race [Video]

Watch: 3 Minutes of Ready Player One Copper Key Race [Video]

Love or hate it, there is no denying the hold Ready Player One took on filmgoers.  Fans of the source material from Ernie Cline's Ready Player One book were torn, but the box office reflected that the average film goer wasn't bothered.Today, Warner Brothers Japan released a video featuring 3 whole minutes from the film, namely the[...]

Zak Penn on THAT Scene in Ready Player One and Still Not Rebooting The Matrix

Zak Penn on THAT Scene in 'Ready Player One' and Still Not Rebooting 'The Matrix'

game, which also features Ernie Cline.]Mab: I've actually seen the film twice now- the first was a primarily fans-only screening, and the second was with reviewing press It was interesting to hear and see the audience's reactions at different parts- some of the IPs they recognized and obviously had fond memories of What was your[...]

Ernie Clines Armada Gets First Draft Script by Dan Mazeau

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

With the number one film at the world box office based on his first book Ready Player One, author Ernie Cline is riding high right now 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[...]

[SPOILERS] Lets Talk About Ready Player One: Spielberg Goes Guns-to-Radios Again

[SPOILERS] Let's Talk About Ready Player One: Spielberg Goes Guns-to-Radios Again

There is nerd eye candy galore, shallow fanservice (minus the charm of making because that's an amazingly wonderful deep cut that I keep ripping the bandaid off of), and a believable enough young love story to keep your butts in the seats.BUT, Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One is not Ernie Cline's Ready Player One[...]

In the Book: Ready Player One Key Quests and Gates Were Way Harder

In the Book: Ready Player One Key Quests and Gates Were Way Harder

We're going to take a minute here to talk about the various clues, keys, gates, and challenges in Ernie Cline's book, which was the source material for Steven Spielberg's film version of Ready Player One.https://youtu.be/cSp1dM2Vj48If you haven't read the book yet, be advised there will be spoilers from here on out.  There are different challenges in[...]

Ready Player One Review: Its Fun but not Great and that Breaks my Heart

Ready Player One Review: It's Fun, but not Great, and that Breaks my Heart

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]I've been looking forward to Ernie Cline's novel, Ready Player One being turned into a film ever since first reading it a few months after it's release in August of 2011 Then word finally emerged a few years ago that Stephen Spielberg had picked up the project and it added to the excitement Now[...]

[#WonderCon] That Time George Lucas Visited the Ready Player One Set

[#WonderCon] That Time George Lucas Visited the Ready Player One Set

Moderator Scott Mantz, author Ernie Cline, screenwriter Zak Penn, cast members Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Lena Waithe, Phillip Zhou, and Win Morisaki (also his translator, whose name I never got).[/caption]The film screened back at South by Southwest (SXSW) and was pretty much the main movie discussed over the weekend by fans, critics, and professionals in[...]

Listen to The OASIS by Alan Silvestri from Ready Player One Soundtrack

Listen to 'The OASIS' by Alan Silvestri from Ready Player One Soundtrack

While we're not getting the actual soundtrack for WB's Ready Player One film 'til it officially releases in the theaters on March 29th, WaterTower Music has been dropping a few tracks for fans to enjoy.[caption id="attachment_816732" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Brand new RP1 poster released this morning by WB.[/caption]Previously, the WB music label released composer Alan Silvestri's 'Main Theme'[...]

Heres The Thing About Ready Player One Haters- Theyre Wrong

Here's The Thing About 'Ready Player One' Haters- They're Wrong

I love Ernie Cline's book "Ready Player One", first and foremost you should know that before reading further.  It meant something special to me the first day I read (and finished, because I seriously couldn't put the damn thing down) it, and it’s more so now I think.  If you didn't appriciate the novel for what[...]

Listen to Alan Silvestris Ready Player One Main Theme

Listen to Alan Silvestri's Ready Player One Main Theme

WB dropped a bunch of Ready Player One stuff today, including a new trailer and two new posters, as well as the launch of a mobile game that ties into the film. There was also an aural treat — one that RP1 fans have been looking forward to for quite some time. The first piece of composer Alan […]

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

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

Six years ago, I somehow managed to nab an in-person interview with author Ernie Cline during a San Francisco stop on his book tour Maybe you've heard of it, a little thing called Ready Player One.Ernie was doing the cross-country tour in his vintage vehicle of choice (also that of "RP1" main character Parzival), a super[...]

First Reactions for Ready Player One Are in From #SXSW

First Reactions for 'Ready Player One' Are in From #SXSW

Yeah so I personally am more than a little excited for Ready Player One, as you may have gathered from the numerous pieces I've done covering the ramp up to tonight's premiere at South By Southwest (SXSW), and world opening on March 29th.[caption id="attachment_758609" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Parzival gets the first key, the copper key from Anorak.[/caption]It[...]

Ready Player One LIVE at #SXSW Powered by Twitch And IMDB

Ready Player One LIVE at #SXSW Powered by Twitch And IMDB

Corea has been chatting with various folks from the face-paced world of VR tech and gaming, as well as showing the audiences all of the RP1 stuff around the center.Ernie Cline and Zak Penn both stopped by to talk about the creation of the original book and the crafting of the script, as well as the cast- Tye[...]

Ready Player One World Premiere Will Happen at #SXSW

Ready Player One World Premiere Will Happen at #SXSW

We knew it was a distinct possibility, but this morning it was confirmed that Warner Brothers' upcoming film adaptation of Ernie Cline's Ready Player One will have its official world premiere during South by Southwest (SXSW).[caption id="attachment_808783" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Part of the Ready Player One premiere events scheduled for Sunday at SXSW[/caption]Director of Film at SXSW[...]

These Ready Player One Reimagined Classic Movie Posters Are AMAZING

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[...]

[SXSW] Ready Player One Events Announced

[SXSW] Ready Player One Events Announced

South By Southwest (SXSW) is right around the corner, and that means details about events are starting to drop right and left.  Warner Brothers upcoming film adaptation of Austin native Ernie Cline's "Ready Player One" book is opening at the end of the month, and we were pretty sure there would be SOMETHING RP1 related during[...]

Ready Player One: Final Trailer Full of Pure Imagination

Ready Player One: Final Trailer Full of Pure Imagination

It doesn't matter ultimately, but it was an inspired choice of Ernie Cline's to put into the story It looks like maybe they'll be keeping with that general storyline, judging by the scenes "I'm practicing my Mario Kart," Aech says.The scene of The Iron Giant waking up — I cannot explain how much I love this[...]