When venturing into the pop-culture battlefield of Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One, it helps to have a knowledgeable guide.
No one is better than Ernest Cline, author of the 2011 book and co-screenwriter of the movie.
Now that the first trailer for the March 2018 film has dropped at San Diego’s Comic-Con International, fans are dissecting and decoding every frame, but Entertainment Weekly got the man himself to offer audio commentary for the two minutes of footage.
It goes by fast. After watching Cline’s walkthrough, visit our freeze-frame gallery, in which we isolate each pop culture icon referenced in the teaser.