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Steven Spielberg Made Ready Player One Work In Spite Of Itself

Ready Player One was a very divisive book, and now it’s a very divisive movie. We are no exception. While my colleagues Beth and Evan didn’t care for it, I’m a fan of Ernest Cline’s love letter to pop culture, although I fully admit it has problems. So I was…

The First Reactions To Ready Player One Are Mostly Positive… Mostly

Steven Spielberg’s latest flick Ready Player One had its world premiere at SXSW yesterday, and many critics are in love with what they’re calling a touching tribute to pop culture and nostalgia. However, there are those who see it less as a love letter and more as pandering to a…