4-star scale. the devil and god are raging inside me. laserdisc enthusiast.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Early trailers for Ready Player One thrilled audiences at SDCC in 2017. The film, based on Ernest Cline’s 2011 novel, looked like a faithful adaptation of the book and promised to be two hours of cinematic bliss for nerds everywhere. After all, it is directed by Steven Spielberg (the subject of much adulation in the novel) and the script was co-written by Zak Penn (X2, X-Men: The Last Stand) and Cline himself.
When the trailer debuted, I had never even…