American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Ernest Cline. In the year 2044, the world is gripped by an energy crisis causing widespread social problems and economic stagnation. The primary escape for most people is the OASIS, a virtual universe, accessed with a visor and haptic gloves. It functions both as an MMORPG and as a virtual society, with its currency being the most stable currency in the world. Picture Vehicles Technician – Leavesden Studios London.