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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 […]

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

Admittedly, parties during San Diego Comic-Con are not my personal thing — usually because I a) don’t have the time (early mornings and all that), b) miss out on invites, and c) am so tired after a full day that my bed calls seductively. All that changed this year with Geek Gatsby‘s Ready Player One-themed event, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]


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Nerd Beauty: Ready Player One Bath Bombs (VIDEO)

Last week I saw Ready Player One, an enjoyable eyegasm of pop culture references. We already have a plethora of Ready Player One reviews (here, here, and here), so I’m here to review the bath bomb set from Hot Topic. For a little under $8 (seriously, their RP1 items are all 50% off now) you get […]

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2 International Posters for Ready Player One Pack on the References

The official Facebook page for Ready Player One has shared two international posters for the movie, and they pack on the references. There is so much going on on these two posters that it’s hard to find one thing to focus on. While that can also describe Ready Player One in general, the movie usually went […]


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! Perhaps you’ve heard the chatter about a RP1 sequel being in the works — this isn’t news, […]

Did ‘Ready Player One’ Hype Translate to Box Office Success?

[Editor’s Note: This ‘Ready Player One’ piece comes to us from Bleeding Cool contributor Dana Han-Klein of The DHK who takes a look at the pre-theatrical release hype at WonderCon and how it showed at the weekend box office results.] Well the world has now seen Steven Spielberg’s interpretation of Ready Player One and the big question is did […]

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Bleeding Cool Chatter #22 – Ready Player One: Book vs. Movie Perspective

Bleeding Cool Chatter is a new web series hosted by Bleeding Cool’s head film writer Kaitlyn Booth. This time, Kaitlyn is joined by fellow film and TV writers Bill Watters and Mary Anne Butler. The Bleeding Cool staff have been on the edge of their seats waiting for Ready Player One, but no one has […]

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[#SXSW 2018] Ready Player One Cast and Crew Q&A [SPOILERS]

Ready Player One premiered at South by Southwest (SXSW) earlier this month, and there was a Q&A following the screening. However, there were some spoilers in this Q&A, so we decided to wait until the movie was out to post it. Once again, this is a spoiler warning for this Q&A, because they do touch […]

Ready Player One Review: One of the Most Entertaining Films of the Past Decade

Jerome Maida writes for Bleeding Cool: WARNING: This review does contain some story-specific spoilers. Read at your own risk If you are looking for a movie that reminds you why you fell in love with movies in the first place, get prepared for Ready Player One. It is arguably the most entertaining film of the […]


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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. If you haven’t read the book yet, be advised there will be spoilers from here on out.  There are different challenges […]

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

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 opening […]

What’s In The Box?!: Loot Tees – March 2018

Another one of the awesome Loot Crate packages we started getting this month is an item from the Loot Wear series in the form of Loot Tees. If you’re not totally familiar with the system, it’s basically a t-shirt subscription service where you get a new geeky t-shirt every month, much like you would their […]

What’s In The Box?! Loot Crate DX – March 2018

After nearly a year of reviewing the Loot Gaming box, we finally got a chance to try out some of Loot Crate’s other monthly subscription boxes that they send out every month with a bunch of cool goodies. The first of a couple new ones for me is the Loot Crate DX, not to be confused […]

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Brie Larson is “Absolutely Perfect” as Captain Marvel, Says Ben Mendelsohn

Ben Mendelsohn is having a pretty great run of roles; appearing in the Oscar-winning film Darkest Hour, to a little galactic franchise called Star Wars, a feature film based on a bestselling book directed by Steven Spielberg, and an upcoming installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Aussie played coy when asked about his role in Captain Marvel, namely whether […]

Steven Spielberg, Javier Bardem Bring ‘Cortes’ to Life as Amazon Limited Series

The epic saga of legendary conqueror Hernan Cortes has found a home at Amazon Studios, with Oscar winner Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men) set to lead the four-hour miniseries Cortes. Developed by three-time Oscar winner Steven Spielberg (Ready Player One) through Amblin Television, the project is created for series television by Oscar-winning Schindler’s List writer Steven […]