Half-baked Tron Legacy

December 20, 2010 Neil

The lack of engaging characters and a compelling storyline almost killed the visually-stunning “neony” Tron Legacy.

Synopsis

Tron Legacy ReviewSam (Garrett Hedlund) is head shareholder, and prankster, of ENCOM, a game company his dad Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges) founded. Kevin has been missing for 20 years until, one day, he pages his partner Alan (Bruce Boxleitner) from his arcade office.

Sam visits the arcade and finds a door that leads to an office. When he activates the system, he finds himself transported to The Grid. There he meets Kevin’s old program named Clu, the mysterious Quorra (Olivia Wilde) and his dad.

Review

Visually, it’s stunning. The neon-themed light effects on top of a dark atmosphered-world worked well to create an amazing interpretation of The Grid. I would even dare say that what movies like Aeonflux and Ultraviolet hoped to achieve was nearly-perfected by Legacy.

If there’s one let-down in the imagery, it’s the younger computer-generated version of Kevin which has an awkward mouth movement when talking. Reminds me of Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within and Starship Troopers.

But the beauty of the digital effects crumbles under boring characters and shallow storytelling.

Tron Legacy has a straightforward storyline. The Grid Dictator Clu wants to conquer our world. Stop him, save the world. Its lack of plot twists severely handicapped the movie. Near the end of the movie, I was expecting something weird to happen not another Armageddon-type turn.

On the character level, the “black” and “white” characters seem like a ripped from some mecha animes. While Sam and Kevin have well-developed back stories, Quorra’s ISO history is half-baked, almost a footnote. Clu, the antagonist, might as well be listed under glossary.

Conclusion

If you’re up for looks, watch this movie! And if you watch it in IMAXX 3D, you might even end up loving this movie. Despite the lack of details on the story and the characters, the effects can make up for it.

All in all, I’ll give it 7 out of 10. After all, I did see some pretty amazing trailers. (Sucker Punch, 127 Hours and Tangled)

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