Ready Player One (a review)


Manage episode 205729464 series 2023142
By Out of Left Field Podcast and A Couple of Socialists with a Couple of Beers. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Today we try something a little different with our first film review of Ready Player One! We compare the book (which was much better) to the film, the cyberpunk genre and how it relates to the post-Cold-War era of history, the inability of Hollywood to truly grasp the anti-capitalist nature of the novel as well as the slow trajectory of the Internet towards commercialisation and commodification.

97 episodes