With the new Daft Punk video and soundtrack finally out, along with the final Legacy trailers, there’s not much new to expect before the 17th. So it’s a good time to mine the original Tron to pass the time. Here’s a couple easter eggs you may or may not’ve caught. Yes, they’re both real.
For anyone new to or unfamiliar with the TRON story, this trailer lays it all out there for you. For nerdcore fans, it gives plenty more to chew on without shedding too much light on things. (See what I did there? Yup, italics.)
That said, I don’t want to see another frame until it’s on a big-ass IMAX. One more month …
Lotta Tron news this week. Not only did they release the Japanese poster for Tron: Legacy, they announced that 30 minutes of the movie will be shown at the Tokyo International Film Festival on October 23rd (via). Start packin’.
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Here’s a look at the necessarily umlauted (örökség means heritage) international poster featuring Beau Garrett.
I remember watching this as a kid in the Boulder City Theater (just outside Vegas), the same theater my great-grandfather helped build and later died in. No, not drawing any Flynn / Arcade connections. Just random backstory.
Anyway, the cameo’s no coincidence. Tron Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is signed on to remake The Black Hole. Why, I don’t know.
The Tron Legacy soundtrack is getting released a month before the flick itself: November 23.
Hear snippets of six of the Daft Punk songs at this radio station’s site. They’re dark, dramatic, and bass-y in all the right ways. Though not as immediately rocking as the incredible Tron Shiryu Remix (love it!!).
NEW TRON LEGACY TRAILER FROM COMIC-CON 2010
More backstory. More arcade. More blue lines and lightbike-y awesomeness. More reasons to screw patience and cryogenically freeze yourself until December 17. [via Electronic Rumors]
All set? The first tune from SF’s Grass Widow is kinda like my week—or year, for that matter—sweet spots punctuated by moments of full-on freakouts. Next is some raw ‘n fun rawk from Harlem (thanks for the tip, Sergio). Then ex-frontman for an SF band I listened to when living in Cole Valley, Beulah. The new Banksy movie trailer turned me on to this Richard Hawley track. Wrapping it up is Shiryu’s Tron Legacy Remix. Hot shit. Hop on a bike and go light shite up!