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After seeing TRON Legacy in 3D at the Imax, the daft Punk created soundtrack is a great follow up. Dark Electronic meets classical, and if your system (and neighbors) can handle the bass, its insane. Not quite Hans Zimmer Galdiator style, but few offer such great electronic and classical combo's.

 

Anyone else seen the film and enjoyed the music? 

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I was interested (I saw the original Tron) until I read the reviews. Almost universal in their opinion that it was unmitigated [self censored naughty word rhyming with kite].

So I think 'The Kings Speech' is going to be my first cinema movie for 2011.

I gave in and bought 'Inception' on BD - due in part to the tidal wave of acclamation on this forum - and regretted it. That was a total waste of £16.97 and Leonardo DC still can't act!


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Watch the film and see if it's Kite afterwards. Daft Punk's first foray into movie producing too. 

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I bought the soundtrack because I like daftpunk. Thought it was really good, still not seen the movie though.

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I totally understand where you come from but, said by someone who's always watched cult movies and serious stuff critics love, i can say Tron in 3D at the iMax was absolutely amazing....

We can't compare it with the substance of some movies but.....sometimes it's good to swap the visit to the 'planetarium' for some colourful futile fireworks and enjoy it Wink

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Saw the film last week with a friend who's a fellow Tron fan. Don't go if you're after detailed plot, characterisation or amazing dialogue. But (IMO) it pulls off its aim of being entertaining, fun, immersive and having great and originial (within the contaxt of being a sequel) action sequences. We also saw it at 3D IMAX. I still think 3D is completely unneccessary, but IMAX works very well with this film. And if you're on the forum because you love big, bassy soundtracks then it works fantastically in the cinema.

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Re: TRON: movie and soundtrack are off the grid
chebby:
[self censored naughty word rhyming with kite]



What's naughty about 'trite'?
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I saw it a couple of weeks ago, the only thing wrong with it is the script but and it isn't often I'd say this, you can safely ignore that because it just isn't about the script, the film looks incredible, 3D or not (I saw it in 3D and almost forgot that it was, very subtle), that's all that matters, the action sequences are excellent and Jeff is The Dude again, what more do you want?

Other than that the youthification of Bridges as young Flynn and Clu is a little wooden, the technique doesn't pick up the eyes which remain completely dead, which is very noticable.

I'd still give it a solid 6.93 out of 10, worth a viewing on a Saturday evening.

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I agree the film was not as technically ground breaking as Tron the original was in its time, but remembering this is also a Disney film, almost entirely shot in CG environments, it does well for itself.

 

I also second Jeff as the Dude again - It also appeared like he had to hold back saying "dude" several times. Was expecting him to drink baileys at one point too. 

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I also second Jeff as the Dude again - It also appeared like he had to hold back saying "dude" several times. Was expecting him to drink baileys at one point too. 



BAILEYS? BAILEYS???!?!!? Go to your room!

It's a White Russian The Dude drinks!
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Going to see it tomorrow with son number two .... hope it's good    Wink

 

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Watch with your eyes, not your ears, apart from the soundtrack and you'll be fine.

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woollyjoe:
I also second Jeff as the Dude again - It also appeared like he had to hold back saying "dude" several times. Was expecting him to drink baileys at one point too. 

 

BAILEYS? BAILEYS???!?!!? Go to your room!It's a White Russian The Dude drinks!

 

Whooooo...sounds like you are a 'dudeism' adept!  http://dudeism.com/ :-D lol 

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the_lhc:
Watch with your eyes, not your ears, apart from the soundtrack and you'll be fine.

 The soundtrack is AWESOME mate

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miss fujiko:
the_lhc:
Watch with your eyes, not your ears, apart from the soundtrack and you'll be fine.

 The soundtrack is AWESOME mate



Yeah I know, I meant ignore what you hear apart from the soundtrack, ie ignore the script. I just didn't phrase it very well...
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miss fujiko:

the_lhc:

woollyjoe:
I also second Jeff as the Dude again - It also appeared like he had to hold back saying "dude" several times. Was expecting him to drink baileys at one point too. 

 

BAILEYS? BAILEYS???!?!!? Go to your room!It's a White Russian The Dude drinks!

 

Whooooo...sounds like you are a 'dudeism' adept!  http://dudeism.com/ :-D lol 



Not really, but I know he didn't drink Baileys.