Tron (1982)

Steven Lisberger directs Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner and David Warner in this sci-fi adventure where a young game designer gets sucked into the computer mainframe and leads a rebellion against a tyrannical program.

Dull gobbledygook. Look, I like the one-of-a-kind look of it and love Wendy Carlos’ synth score but.. there just ain’t enough straight line thrills here to engage the kids. Which is ironic given the visual design. I only rewatched this as homework in advance of giving Tron: Legacy a belated watch. And now this has put me off doing that.

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Perfect Double Bill: Tron: Legacy (2010)

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