Every film that has ever been nominated for an Academy Award in any category. Enjoy!
The Game Has Changed.
Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real world.
I hated this movie when I saw it at the theatre. I liked it when I bought one more ticket a week later. I loved it when I re-watched it again yesterday.
The reason was, as it often is, mismatched expectations. The plot here was clearly written in BASIC with a lot of GO TO statements, and the actors feel as incompatible as various 8-bit platforms of the early 1980s. Someone once quipped, cynically, that the legacy of Tron: Legacy was only two things: a) the soundtrack and b) Olivia Wilde’s haircut.
There’s, however, so much more. Tron’s virtual world, made of glass and neon, is beautiful, meticulous, and enthralling. The visuals, the sound editing, the soundtrack all make it…
I keep coming back to this flick.
I've got love for you if you like this movie.
>: FLYNN LIVES
I can not even explain to you how much I love this movie. Sure, the young digital Jeff Bridges face is disgusting and the plot is god awful, but it's seriously one of the most beautiful movies I've ever seen. The lightcycle scene and Kevin Flynn's hideout are like my new porn. And don't even get me started on the soundtrack! Daft Punk have created a thing of beauty with that one. So turn off your brain and just enjoy the eye/eargasms.
I have a real soft spot for the original Tron. The story might be weak and the film has some major pacing issues but I can't fail but to be transported back to a time when I first saw the film and how it's pioneering visuals transfixed me as a child. Unfortunately the older I become the harder I find it to look beyond a films major failings and to just be transported to a fantastical place. It does happen sometimes, Speed Racer being a good example, but sadly, try as I might, I was unable to see Tron Legacy through the eyes of my seven year old self.
The film does get some things very well. The Daft Punk…
The visuals were surreal, but this movie was just so bland. Nonetheless, it was a bit better than the original.
"Your old man's about to knock on the sky and listen to the sound".
All four stars go to Jeff Bridge's robe.
I've only seen this once before, probably in theaters. And I remember being as underwhelmed as I was this time. Wish a great, underused, cast and a plot that has been repeated over and over again.
The visuals might be interesting enough for another watch, but the story is cookie cutter and bland.
A pretty good sequel, though it seems short or missing something. Perhaps scenes were cut? Almost as good as the original.
Still could have been so much better.
The potential this movie had was amazing.
7/10: Has got to be one of the best sequels, if not the best! It even exceeds the original (not my fav), but I don't want to downgrade the original which is a landmark film ahead of its time. The special effects are just amazing!
My review -- this film is now on DVD and the profit margin is roughly $230 million. The plot is as follows [in a nutshell,] the audience meets Kevin Flynn as he is telling his son Sam which at this point is very young, about this terrific adventure he once had many, many moons ago. But before he could finish Flynn had to go to work and he could finish the story tomorrow but however tragically for Sam tomorrow never came or the one he was expecting anyway. Because his father went missing and was never seen from again in this world that was until 20 years later Sam receives a message to go and look around the old arcades…
The lead actors were really boring but I liked almost everything else about the movie - especially Jeff Bridges.
It's colourful. Thumbs up for Olivia Wilde.
We are being teased with traces of an interesting film for quite some time in TRON: LEGACY, but at the end of the day it's just another severely underdeveloped and bland fantasy adventure film. Also, like the original, it suffers from the simple fact that colored, symmetrically shaped squares and lines just aren't that entertaining or fascinating.
EDIT: Though kudos to Jeff Bridges for essentially doing three parts. That's quite an acting work-out.
+ Looks and sounds great.
- Some of the dialogue and exposition is just cringeworthy. A lot of stuff sounds like it's written for 10-year olds (who am I kidding, it is), yet many of the mechanics/rules/motivations of the digital world remain convoluted.
- Clu's plastic young-Jeff-Bridges face is terrifying.
- The Racket
- 7th Heaven
- Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
- Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
- 21 Grams
- Johnny Got His Gun
- The Ugly Swans
- 964 Pinocchio
- Aachi and Ssipak
- A.D. Police File 1: The Phantom Woman
- A.I. Artificial Intelligence
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