Episode 24

Ready Player One

April 9, 2018

Steven Spielberg slides back into the blockbuster driver’s seat for the adaptation of Ernest Cline’s 2011 novel Ready Player One. Is it really just nostalgia porn, or merely the latest target of superficial hipster chiding? The Vultures sit down to discuss the overlooked craftsmanship of the film, the book’s baggage, and the movie’s place in the contemporary blockbuster scene. Begun the hipster war has.