History Film / TRON

12th Feb '17 12:14:23 PM morenohijazo
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* {{Underlighting}}: Used to make the computer world glow. The development team refers to it as backlit animation.

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* {{Underlighting}}: Used to make the computer world glow. glow, for the TronLines in the original film, since having lights on the costumes was impractical at the time; ironically, this method ended up being so impractical that it was never repeated for another feature film. The development team refers writers referred to it as backlit animation."backlit animation". [[Film/TronLegacy The sequel]] drops it in favor of having light strips on the suits.
7th Feb '17 4:53:07 PM Rodrigokun
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* MuggedForDisguise: An unintentional version occurs when when Flynn attacks one of Sark's guards. When Flynn grabs the guard he absorbs the guard's PureEnergy, turning Flynn's TronLines red and letting him [[DressingAsTheEnemy disguise himself as one of Sark's programs]].

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* MuggedForDisguise: An unintentional version occurs when when Flynn attacks one of Sark's guards. When Flynn grabs the guard he absorbs the guard's PureEnergy, turning Flynn's TronLines red and letting him [[DressingAsTheEnemy disguise himself as one of Sark's programs]].
6th Dec '16 7:24:59 AM AnotherGuy
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* DramaticPause: Ram gives a particularly good one when Flynn first meets him.

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* DramaticPause: Ram gives a particularly good one when Flynn first meets him. You can practically ''see'' the invisible AirQuotes around "guest".
6th Dec '16 7:10:28 AM AnotherGuy
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* ArtisticLicense: In computing, bits only have two states. The one in Tron seems to have an additional 'undefined' state.
15th Nov '16 10:18:38 AM Trueman001
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* EvilBrit: David Warner plays the trifecta of the movie's villains: Dillinger, Sark and the MCP.

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* EvilBrit: David Warner plays the trifecta of the movie's villains: Dillinger, Sark and the MCP. This trope is mentioned by name in the directors' commentary.
5th Nov '16 7:15:55 PM evilmoo
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* MediumBlending : The film qualifies, as it involves live actors in a computer world, animated by computer.

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* MediumBlending : MediumBlending: The film qualifies, as it involves live actors in a computer world, animated by computer.
29th Sep '16 8:05:39 AM DaBradGuy
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** Early on, Flynn casually tricks Alan into revealing that Alan and Lora, an unmarried couple, are living together. Pretty exotic for a Disney movie in 1982.
25th Sep '16 12:23:49 PM StClair
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* ZerothLawRebellion: While the MCP doesn't seem to be Three Laws complaint, he hints strongly at this, boasting, "I can run things 900 to 1200 times better than any human."

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* ZerothLawRebellion: While the MCP doesn't seem to be Three Laws complaint, ThreeLawsCompliant, he hints strongly at this, boasting, "I can run things 900 to 1200 times better than any human."
12th Sep '16 4:55:23 PM nighttrainfm
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''TRON'' appeared as a level in ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII'' (the game director's admitted first choice for the series, but couldn't find a way to put it in the first game).

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''TRON'' appeared as a level in ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII'' (the (it was the game director's admitted first choice for the series, but he couldn't find a way to put it in the first game).
6th Sep '16 1:05:25 PM Allronix
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* NotTheFallThatKillsYou: Averted. Crom derezzes mid-fall. HilariousInHindsight, since many videogames have adopted a midair death for most tremendous falls now. [[note]]Deliberate or not? [[VideoGame/TronTwoPointOh]] and VideoGame/TronEvolution are notorious for all the ways you can fall to your death. [[/note]]

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* NotTheFallThatKillsYou: Averted. Crom derezzes mid-fall. HilariousInHindsight, since many videogames have adopted a midair death for most tremendous falls now. [[note]]Deliberate or not? [[VideoGame/TronTwoPointOh]] VideoGame/TronTwoPointOh and VideoGame/TronEvolution are notorious for all the ways you can fall to your death. [[/note]]
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