A strange signal leads the son (Garrett Hedlund) of a long-missing video-game designer (Jeff Bridges) to the visually stunning cyberworld where his father has been trapped for 20 years.
" Despite all the gloom and grandiosity, this can be a fun movie, particularly for those willing to sit back and let it wash over them. "
" Director Joseph Kosinski has a recipe for adventure that should delight gamers. Non-techies are on their own. "
" For all of its buggy storytelling, "Tron: Legacy" plugs into your cerebral cortex and makes it sizzle. "
" The only way to see "Tron: Legacy" is in IMAX 3-D, so the full visual freakiness can engulf you and be appreciated the way you used to light up at the thought of a laser show set to "Dark Side of the Moon." "
" The sheer size of the thing works against it: The effects are absolutely spectacular, but they blow the goofy-cheesy quotient straight through the roof. "
" "Tron: Legacy" may be nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to live there. "
" Another weak story with sub-B-movie dialogue, partly compensated for by intensely conceived geometric design and special effects. "
" Aside from conceptually unimaginative, the film is also derivative... and curiously humorless "
" Disney may be looking for a merchandising bonanza with this long-gestating sequel to the groundbreaking 1982 film, but someone in the corporate offices forgot to add any human interest to its action-heavy script. "
" For a far more thought-provoking tale about the virtual realm, try The Social Network. "
" It is genuinely exciting to see where this brave new world of CGI and 3D is leading. But on the whole, this isn't really much of a legacy -- or even as much fun as a round of Space Invaders. "
" It's a triumph of streamlined design, but TRON: Legacy never enters the fourth dimension where it's worth a plugged nickel to humans. "
" Like the original, Tron: Legacy obsesses over technology and style but forgets important details like character and plot. "
" Lots of sizzle, not much soul, and very little sense. "
" There's more than a touch of Zeus in Kevin's white beard and Olympian digs, but, much like Icarus, no one in Tron: Legacy gets to soar too high. "
" This updated story sinks under the weight of its own mystical mumbo-jumbo and pseudoscience gobbledygook. "
" Tron: Legacy is the kind of sensory-onslaught blockbuster that tends to put me to sleep, the way babies will nap to block out overwhelming stimuli. "
" TRON: Legacy proves once again that movies can be incubators for exciting technological and F/X advances... while leaving our need for narrative unsatisfied. "
" Tron: Legacy shows off a world where everything is eye candy, and absolutely nothing is brain candy. "
" Was it really necessary to wait 28 years for a sequel that wasn't worth attempting in the first place? "
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