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NEW TRON LIKELY TO TROUNCE RIVALS

December 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Disney’s Tron: Legacy is expected to top a strong list of new films and holdovers this weekend that is likely to splinter the box office. The 3D blockbuster is expected to earn $40-50 million. The film is contending with Paramount’s The Fighter for the all-important young male moviegoer. The Fighter, which was released last week […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: TRON: LEGACY

December 17, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Few moviegoers will be heading to the theaters to see Disney’s Tron: Legacy for the plot. But while the effects may be all that matters to the public, many critics have different standards by which to appraise movies. Joe Morgenstern in the Wall Street Journal is one of them. “It’s dispiriting to see how little […]

TRON: LEGACY DIRECTOR: COMPUTERS WILL NEVER REPLACE ACTORS

December 15, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski insists that computers will never replace actors in the production of movies, despite the fact that his crew was able to produce a digital representation of Jeff Bridges from the original 1982 Tron using a technique similar to the one that James Cameron used for his fanciful humanoids in Avatar. […]

NETFLIX SUBSCRIBERS ASK, WHAT HAPPENED TO THE EXTRAS?

December 10, 2010 by · 4 Comments 

Many Netflix subscribers are up in arms over the growing tendency by DVD and Blu-ray distributors to delete bonus features (“extras”) from discs supplied to video rental companies. According to Home Media magazine, Universal now includes this message on the rental discs in place of the extras link: “This disc is intended for rental purposes […]

WILL TRON BE TROUNCED AGAIN?

December 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Converting a popular videogame into a movie has always been a dicey proposition. Now, reports indicate that the 3D sequel to Disney’s Tron, a movie about videogames that was released in 1982 — before such things ever arrived in the home — may find itself inheriting the failed legacy of the original. According to the […]

OAKLEY TO TURN OUT PERSONAL 3D GLASSES

October 21, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Oakley, the company best known for its high-end fashion sunglasses, is planning to distribute personal glasses for 3D viewing that it maintains produces “a wide field of sharp vision” and will “virtually eliminate the ghosting or ‘crosstalk’ between images.” The 3D glasses, it said, will be distributed next month in connection with the debut of […]

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