Ready Player One

Ready Player One ★★½

The best thing I can say about this film is it again reminded how great one of the films that the characters get thrown into, and how I’d rather be watching that film instead. Okay it's not all bad I can say it's at least watchable and for the most part the references are tastefully done, and it still retains a Spielbergian sense of adventure that only lasted for about 10 minutes of the movie.
What really lets down this movie is the lazy writing. It's full of strange moments that don't make sense, dumb characters, and huge plot conveniences. It ticks all the boxes of a dumb popcorn movie to an alarming degree. Sure, for a movie like this I’m happy to let things go, but a lot of it just seems like they were phoning it in, and they could have easily fixed these problems with more drafts of the script.
Oh well, I guess you either retire a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become George Lucas.

PS- It's still not as bad as the prequels don't worry

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