TRON: Legacy – the world inside a computer.
I recently saw TRON: Legacy and was very pleased with the movie. I saw it late July so this film was released during the blockbuster season. And, as we all know, movies realesed during this period are aimed to the typical popcorn eaters. Thus you can not expect from this movie too much. The director Joseph Kosinski is known as a craftsman rather than an artist. So he created an masterpiece of music and picture. Therefore the box-office success of Tron is not hard to fathom.
To begin with(as I wrote before), it is visually stunning, with its faithful recreation of a digital world where all men are programs. What’s interesting is that the amount of dialogues between characters is as low as amount of bits in early computers (very low, frankly speaking) but when they appear dialogues are snappy and witty and cleverly reveals the hidden plot of this movie.
Unfortunatelly I have to mentions some disadventages of this production. Firstly it’s too long, 127 minutes of fine music and breathtaking images without any sense it’s simply too much for me. Secondly I tracked a lot of logical loopholes, but they are forgivable on that level of entertaining.
In brief plot looks as follows: the son of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father's creation turned bad and a unique ally who was born inside the digital domain of The Grid. I won’t write anything else because I might spoil the movie.
Overall, this is a good film with a mix of ideas (but also unfortunately clichés), computer world and innovative story all rolled into one. If you’re looking for a movie to watch, rateher to think about, this is undoubtedly the movie for you.