If you've seen any movies this summer, then you've likely seen at least one preview for the upcoming TRON: Legacy. The original TRON was released early in my life, so I can't say exactly how the visuals compared to other movies at the time. Still, the previews for the sequel look very attractive with today's level of CG animation.
To prepare for the new movie, I rented the original a few weeks ago. It wasn't nearly as good as I remembered it, though its problems weren't much different than any other 80s movie, Sci-Fi or otherwise. Still, the movie has maintained a following for almost 30 years, so it did something right.
The jaunt to the past inspired me to partake in another TRON franchise, mostly to see if it gets utilized for the upcoming Legacy: TRON 2.0. (Why yes, I am about to talk about a video game well after it was relevant. How did you know?)
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