27th Mar2018

Culture Dump #29: ‘Ready Player One’ & the Art of Meta Filmmaking

by Simon Bland

Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One is like a pick and mix bag full of sweets aimed squarely at hungry pop-culture fans. Adapting Ernest Cline’s novel of the same name, the film takes us to a not-too-distant future where humanity has dropped out and plugged into the Oasis, an online VR simulation where anything is possible. […]

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21st Mar2018

‘Ready Player One’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Mark Rylance, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe, T.J. Miller | Written by Zak Penn, Ernest Cline | Directed by Steven Spielberg An affectionate ode to ‘70s and ‘80s pop culture wrapped in a bold vision of a future where reality and unreality are no longer binary concepts, or an insufferable procession […]

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16th Mar2018

New “Dreamer” trailer for Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’

by Phil Wheat

Based on the awesome book by Ernest Cline, sci-fi action thriller Ready Player One is the latest film from Steven Spielberg and stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg and Mark Rylance. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people […]

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15th Mar2018

New “Iron Giant” poster for ‘Ready Player One’

by Phil Wheat

Based on the awesome book by Ernest Cline, sci-fi action thriller Ready Player One is the latest film from Steven Spielberg and stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg and Mark Rylance. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people […]

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12th Mar2018

New poster for ‘Ready Player One’

by Phil Wheat

Based on the awesome book by Ernest Cline, sci-fi action thriller Ready Player One is the latest film from Steven Spielberg and stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg and Mark Rylance. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people […]

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16th Feb2018

New trailer & character posters for ‘Ready Player One’

by Phil Wheat

Based on the awesome book by Ernest Cline, sci-fi action thriller Ready Player One is the latest film from Steven Spielberg and stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg and Mark Rylance. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people […]

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14th Feb2018

New poster for ‘Ready Player One’

by Kat Wheat

Based on the awesome book by Ernest Cline, sci-fi action thriller Ready Player One is the latest film from Steven Spielberg and stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg and Mark Rylance. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people […]

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22nd Jan2018

New featurette for ‘Ready Player One’

by Phil Wheat

Based on the awesome book by Ernest Cline, sci-fi action thriller Ready Player One is the latest film from Steven Spielberg and stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg and Mark Rylance. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people […]

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11th Dec2017

New trailer & poster for ‘Ready Player One’

by Phil Wheat

Based on the awesome book by Ernest Cline, sci-fi action thriller Ready Player One is the latest film from Steven Spielberg and stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg and Mark Rylance. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people […]

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11th Aug2017

First look at Olivia Cooke as Art3mis in ‘Ready Player One’

by Phil Wheat

Based on the awesome book by Ernest Cline, sci-fi action thriller Ready Player One is the latest film from Steven Spielberg and stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg and Mark Rylance. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people […]

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22nd Jul2017

SDCC ’17: ‘Ready Player One’ Teaser

by Phil Wheat

Based on the awesome book by Ernest Cline, sci-fi action thriller Ready Player One is the latest film from Steven Spielberg and stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg and Mark Rylance. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people […]

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09th Dec2015

Teaser for Spielberg’s take on the Dahl classic ‘The BFG’

by Phil Wheat

The talents of two of the world’s greatest storytellers - Roald Dahl and Steven Spielberg - finally unite to bring Dahl’s beloved classic, and one of my favourite books growing up as a kid (the other was another Roald Dahl book, The Twits) The BFG to life. Directed by Spielberg, The BFG tells the imaginative story of a […]

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13th Nov2015

‘The Goonies: 30th Anniversary Collector’s Edition’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

There are few movies that tap into what it is to be a child, but The Goonies captures it perfectly. It may be adventurous and far-fetched, but that is the adventures we had when we were young. The Goonies: 30th Anniversary Collector’s Edition blu-ray celebrates the undying love that people have for the movie that […]

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06th May2015

Syfy & Amblin team-up for ‘Brave New World’ TV series

by Phil Wheat

Syfy have announced they are reuniting with Emmy Award-winning Amblin Television to develop a scripted series based on Aldous Huxley’s classic novel Brave New World. The two companies previously collaborated on Steven Spielberg Presents: Taken, which won a 2003 Emmy for Best Miniseries. Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey of Amblin Television (The Americans, Falling Skies, […]

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16th Feb2015

Back This! Special: The Devil on Wheels

by Phil Wheat

Feature-length documentary The Devil on Wheels – set to run a crowd funding campaign on Kickstarter from Wednesday 4th March, for 30 days on an all-or-nothing basis – looks at, and celebrates, the making of and the cult surrounding Duel, the first well known film created by Steven Spielberg starring the infamous protagonist Peterbilt 281 […]

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10th Feb2015

‘Drew The Man Behind the Poster’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Featuring: Drew Struzan, Frank Darabont, George Lucas, Thomas Jane, Steven Spielberg, Harrison Ford, Guillermo Del Toro, Michael J. Fox | Directed by Erik Sharkey Opening with archival footage of Drew Struzan painting the original poster for Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace, Drew: The Man Behind the Poster, tells the life-story of an […]

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20th Oct2014

Competition: Win the Steven Spielberg Director’s Collection

by Phil Wheat

In recognition of the most influential filmmaker of our time, Steven Spielberg, Universal Pictures International Entertainment are giving 2 lucky winners the chance to win a collection of eight of his unforgettable films on Blu-ray™! For the first time ever a collection of eight memorable films from three-time Academy Award® winner, Steven Spielberg, has been […]

26th Aug2014

Frightfest 2014: ‘Drew The Man Behind the Poster’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Featuring: Drew Struzan, Frank Darabont, George Lucas, Thomas Jane, Steven Spielberg, Harrison Ford, Guillermo Del Toro, Michael J. Fox | Directed by Erik Sharkey Opening with archival footage of Drew Struzan painting the original poster for Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace, Drew: The Man Behind the Poster, tells the life-story of an […]

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19th Aug2013

The Ten Best: Characters from Steven Spielberg movies

by Phil Wheat

A big part of what makes Stephen Spielberg such a standout director is his ability to tell a story. Within that ability is a subcategory that is just as important. That is the ability to develop and maintain quality characters. Keeping that in mind this list is dedicated to the top ten characters Spielberg created. […]

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12th Jul2013

Rewind: ‘Jurassic Park’ Review

by Dan Clark

For the first time in his career Steven Spielberg was on a losing streak.  Both Always  and Hook  were considered massive disappointments. Some may have wondered if the Spielberg magic had finally run its course.  Spielberg answered his doubters with one of the greatest years any cinematic mind could ever imagine. This iconic year began with the […]

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27th Jun2013

Rewind: ‘E.T.’ Review

by Dan Clark

Childhood should be a special time in all of our lives. Where we have yet to be ruined by the cynicism of our society, and our hopes and dreams reflect the purity of our souls. Childhood can also have its fair share of tribulations as well. Tragedy and heartbreak are not segregated to specific age […]

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25th Jun2013

Rewind: ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ Review

by Phil Wheat

In the immortal words of the legendary Rocky Balboa “It Ain’t How Hard You Hit… It’s How Hard You Can Get Hit and Keep Moving Forward”. Steven Spielberg certainly got hit hard when 1941  proved to be a massive disappointment. In many ways Spielberg was a victim of his own accomplishments, because 1941  was actually commercial success—just not as […]

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