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Tron

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Tron

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
96 minutes
performer:
Bruce Boxleitner, Jeff Bridges, David Warner, Cindy Morgan
director:
Steven Lisberger
distributor:
Buena Vista Pictures
author:
Steven Lisberger, Bonnie Macbird
genre:
ActionAdventure, Sci-fi and Fantasy

We gave it a C+

This new edition of Tron, Disney’s widely celebrated (though hardly beloved) movie about life inside a videogame is about as deluxe as laserdiscs get — a freezable widescreen transfer featuring commentary by the creative team, plus an extra disc’s worth of deleted scenes, extra soundtrack music, and theatrical trailers. Unfortunately, the movie itself is still a badly scripted mess whose truly groundbreaking computer animation looks pretty cheesy on a TV set. In short: It’s the definition of period piece. B

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