With the first-time director Joe Kosinski had a rift restarting Tron’s life-is-video game mythology. He upped the ante by staging Tron: Legacy’s action in 3-D, hiring Daft Punk to create the film’s vibrant score, and bringing in special effects wizard, a digitally created villain with a face borrowed from the original.
Despite the improvements, some purists prefer Steven Lisberger’s 1982 classic. Fans will have the opportunity to compare and contrast the two science fiction fantasies on Tuesday when both versions of the film are packaged in six different combinations on Blu-ray and DVD platforms become.
The Tron: Legacy box sets contain bonus features related to Kosinski’s futuristic vehicles and character mythologies.
Win a Tron Five Pack
Wired.com is partnering with Walt Disney Pictures to give away three Whopper-Tron packages. The Tron: Legacy / Tron: The original five-CD Classic combination ($ 80) includes Tron: Legacy on 3D Blu-ray, 2D Blu-ray, and DVD (plus a digital copy) with the sadly renamed original film Blu-Ray.
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