Ready Player One

Blu-Ray Review: Ready Player One (USA, 2018) crams a massive, fascinating documentary into its home release

July 11, 2018

“Somehow I managed to maintain my calm facade, when inside I was just a little boy losing his mind” – Ernest Cline, while on the sound stage with composer Alan Silvestri, whose music, he said, was being played endlessly while he wrote the novel. Later, he trades a signed copy of his own book for a signed Back to the Future soundtrack (on vinyl of course) – a moment of peak nerdism if there ever was one, and if that happens to be a word. This is the sort of wonderful content that you’ll find crammed into the single disc Australian blu-ray release of Ready Player One.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: Ready Player One (USA, 2018) is bursting at the seams with escapist nostalgic fantasy

March 26, 2018

So some full disclosure here, I have not read the book upon which Ready Player One written by Ernest Cline is adapted from. So henceforth this review is based solely on my viewing of the film and my experience with pop culture in general. There seems to be a fairly general consensus that a lot of critics have enjoyed the film. I’d definitely class myself in that category but at the same time I also do have some issues with it.... Continue Reading

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Ready Player One to hold surprise world premiere tomorrow night at SXSW

March 11, 2018

As has become tradition at SXSW,  a major Hollywood film has announced a last minute premiere at the Austin, Texas festival. As many predicted (including ourselves), due to its large, unexpected presence at the festival, this year that film is Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One.... Continue Reading

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Five movie trailers you may have missed over the holidays

January 16, 2018

While Australian holiday season isn’t prime time for movie releases, that doesn’t stop us from catching a bunch of awesome trailers of films to look forward to! So in case you missed them, let’s cover the top 5 trailers you may have missed over December and the start of January.... Continue Reading

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The five biggest and best trailer reveals from San Diego Comic-Con

July 26, 2017

Another Comic-Con, another year of rumours, superstars and a whole lot of trailers. Over the last handful of years, Comic-Con has summated itself as the prestige event when it comes to inviting us to unchartered blockbuster worlds. This year has proved no different, with a plethora of trailers to salivate over with a slew of upcoming releases. And with over seventeen trailers released covering both film and television, here at The Iris we are going to run down the five best trailer reveals in the domain of film, beginning with number five.... Continue Reading

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