History Fridge / TronLegacy

20th Dec '16 12:38:10 PM Allronix
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* Flynn himself is a wonderful {{Deconstruction}} of what happens when you give the LoveableRogue protagonist actual power. He's brilliant with the ideas and big plans, but takes his more responsible and grounded friends, family, and allies for granted. While his charisma ensures their loyalty, he treats them shabbily. The Betrayal comic shows that the Encom board was already losing patience with him, his family was worried, and his friends were questioning his mental health. Even with all the brilliance, they have to run behind him with a broom and dustpan - even twenty years later! And while Clu 2.0 was never a nice guy, he turned on Flynn because he felt that Flynn was neglecting his duties, abandoning the Programs to fawn over the Isos, and letting The Grid fall apart. And when he was needed most to step up and fight for the Programs after the coup? Nope, he takes the last Iso, and goes off in the Outlands to play Zen master while his creations are left to de-rez or worse. Frankly, [[ComesGreatResponsibility with great power comes great responsibility]], and fun-loving Flynn could handle neither.

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* Flynn himself is a wonderful {{Deconstruction}} of what happens when you give the LoveableRogue protagonist actual power. He's brilliant with the ideas and big plans, but takes his more responsible and grounded friends, family, and allies for granted. While his charisma ensures their loyalty, he treats them shabbily. The Betrayal comic shows that the Encom board was already losing patience with him, his family was worried, and his friends were questioning his mental health. Even with all the brilliance, they have to run behind him with a broom and dustpan - even twenty years later! And while Clu 2.0 was never a nice guy, he turned on Flynn because he felt that Flynn was neglecting his duties, abandoning the Programs to fawn over the Isos, and letting The Grid fall apart. And when he was needed most to step up and fight for the Programs after the coup? Nope, he takes the last Iso, and goes off in the Outlands to play Zen master while his creations are left to de-rez or worse. Frankly, [[ComesGreatResponsibility with great power comes great responsibility]], and fun-loving Flynn could handle neither.neither.
* Alan is, by all accounts, a very mild and humble guy - very harmless looking. But there is a moment in the flashback part of the film where he looks about ready to clobber a reporter trying to harass a young Sam. But then remember that the Programs reflect what's in their User's psyche for good or ill. We saw Flynn's dark side manifest with Clu. And then remember that ''Alan'' was the one who built Tron in the first place. [[spoiler: Which means, deep down, he's got one seriously ''scary'' Rinzler-flavored dark side if you ever pushed your luck far enough.]]
2nd Sep '16 7:53:00 AM Allronix
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* Flynn himself is a wonderful {{Deconstruction}} of what happens when you give the LoveableRogue protagonist actual power. He's brilliant with the ideas and big plans, but takes his more responsible and grounded friends, family, and allies for granted. While his charisma ensures their loyalty, he treats them shabbily. The Betrayal comic shows that the Encom board was already losing patience with him, his family was worried, and his friends were questioning his mental health. Even with all the brilliance, they have to run behind him with a broom and dustpan - even twenty years later! And while Clu 2.0 was never a nice guy, he turned on Flynn because he felt that Flynn was neglecting his duties, abandoning the Programs to fawn over the Isos, and letting The Grid fall apart. Frankly, [[ComesGreatResponsibility with great power comes great responsibility]], and fun-loving Flynn could handle neither.

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* Flynn himself is a wonderful {{Deconstruction}} of what happens when you give the LoveableRogue protagonist actual power. He's brilliant with the ideas and big plans, but takes his more responsible and grounded friends, family, and allies for granted. While his charisma ensures their loyalty, he treats them shabbily. The Betrayal comic shows that the Encom board was already losing patience with him, his family was worried, and his friends were questioning his mental health. Even with all the brilliance, they have to run behind him with a broom and dustpan - even twenty years later! And while Clu 2.0 was never a nice guy, he turned on Flynn because he felt that Flynn was neglecting his duties, abandoning the Programs to fawn over the Isos, and letting The Grid fall apart. And when he was needed most to step up and fight for the Programs after the coup? Nope, he takes the last Iso, and goes off in the Outlands to play Zen master while his creations are left to de-rez or worse. Frankly, [[ComesGreatResponsibility with great power comes great responsibility]], and fun-loving Flynn could handle neither.
2nd Sep '16 7:45:06 AM Allronix
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* Flynn himself is a wonderful {{Deconstruction}} of what happens when you give the LoveableRogue protagonist actual power. He's brilliant with the ideas and big plans, but takes his more responsible and grounded friends, family, and allies for granted. While his charisma ensures their loyalty, he treats them shabbily. The Betrayal comic shows that the Encom board was already losing patience with him, his family was worried, and his friends were questioning his mental health. Even with all the brilliance, they have to run behind him with a broom and dustpan - even twenty years later! And while Clu 2.0 was never a nice guy, he turned on Flynn because he felt that Flynn was neglecting his duties, abandoning the Programs to fawn over the Isos, and letting The Grid fall apart. Frankly, GreatPowerMeansGreatResponsibility, and fun-loving Flynn could handle neither.

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* Flynn himself is a wonderful {{Deconstruction}} of what happens when you give the LoveableRogue protagonist actual power. He's brilliant with the ideas and big plans, but takes his more responsible and grounded friends, family, and allies for granted. While his charisma ensures their loyalty, he treats them shabbily. The Betrayal comic shows that the Encom board was already losing patience with him, his family was worried, and his friends were questioning his mental health. Even with all the brilliance, they have to run behind him with a broom and dustpan - even twenty years later! And while Clu 2.0 was never a nice guy, he turned on Flynn because he felt that Flynn was neglecting his duties, abandoning the Programs to fawn over the Isos, and letting The Grid fall apart. Frankly, GreatPowerMeansGreatResponsibility, [[ComesGreatResponsibility with great power comes great responsibility]], and fun-loving Flynn could handle neither.
2nd Sep '16 7:42:50 AM Allronix
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** Not only is free-flowing hard to simulate, it takes a ''lot'' of processing power, something that would be in very high demand in a digital world like the Grid. So it only makes sense that Flynn would make everything more simple and easy to render in order to save power.

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** Not only is free-flowing hard to simulate, it takes a ''lot'' of processing power, something that would be in very high demand in a digital world like the Grid. So it only makes sense that Flynn would make everything more simple and easy to render in order to save power.power.
* Flynn himself is a wonderful {{Deconstruction}} of what happens when you give the LoveableRogue protagonist actual power. He's brilliant with the ideas and big plans, but takes his more responsible and grounded friends, family, and allies for granted. While his charisma ensures their loyalty, he treats them shabbily. The Betrayal comic shows that the Encom board was already losing patience with him, his family was worried, and his friends were questioning his mental health. Even with all the brilliance, they have to run behind him with a broom and dustpan - even twenty years later! And while Clu 2.0 was never a nice guy, he turned on Flynn because he felt that Flynn was neglecting his duties, abandoning the Programs to fawn over the Isos, and letting The Grid fall apart. Frankly, GreatPowerMeansGreatResponsibility, and fun-loving Flynn could handle neither.
2nd Sep '16 7:16:18 AM Allronix
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* Remember what kicked off the plot of [[{{Film/Tron}} the first movie]]? Dillinger steals Flynn's life's work, takes credit for it, and Flynn is trying desperately to get it back. Lora convinces Alan to warn Flynn that his hacking attempts are being noticed. Queue a six-felony night to break into corporate HQ and expose Dillinger's fraud, which escalates to trying to stop Master Control from controlling both sides of the Cold War. Now, ''Lora'' was the co-inventor of the Shiva Laser and expressly calls it her "life's work." But come the events of the ''Betrayal'' comic, she's PutOnABus, apparently knowing ''nothing'' about what her "life's work" can ''really'' do. Meanwhile, her ex appropriates one for his own use and is taking joyrides with it in the arcade basement where he gets all the credit and glory for his "digital frontier," and Lora's LockedOutOfTheLoop. {{Hypocrite}}, much?
26th Aug '16 4:54:34 AM StClair
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** Actually... I don't have the DVD handy, but the second trailer (on Website/YouTube) seems to show a much larger number: the "screen saver" (for just a moment, before it cuts to the desktop) reads 20:11:20:16:22:16:(rapidly-changing number), which would come out to 20 years, 11 months, 20 days, 16 hours, 22 minutes, 16 seconds, and X milliseconds. That sounds about right.

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** Actually... I don't have the DVD handy, but the [[https://youtu.be/1Ay_H0p2YDk?t=49s The second trailer (on Website/YouTube) trailer]] seems to show a much larger number: the "screen saver" (for just a moment, before it cuts to the desktop) reads 20:11:20:16:22:16:(rapidly-changing number), which would come out to 20 years, 11 months, 20 days, 16 hours, 22 minutes, 16 seconds, and X milliseconds. That sounds about right.
9th Jul '16 11:10:30 AM Allronix
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* Worse, if you got the PatchworkFic route? Sam and Jet Bradley would have been something like cousins or brothers, but their respective trips down the cyberspace rabbit hole were ''very'' different, with Sam seeing nothing but hostile AI and Jet seeing mostly sympathetic Programs and HumansAreTheRealMonsters. Jet also may have ''killed'' humans (the Wraiths' survival is questionable, he contributed to Thorne's death, and the F-con trio isn't coming back anytime soon) to protect those Programs. If Sam sees Jet as a traitor to humanity for protecting Programs, and Jet sees Sam as going down the path of people like Crown or Thorne, that could be a tragic and ugly confrontation akin to Marvel's Civil War.

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* Worse, if you got the PatchworkFic route? Sam and Jet Bradley would have been something like cousins or brothers, but their respective trips down the cyberspace rabbit hole were ''very'' different, with Sam seeing nothing but hostile AI and Jet seeing mostly sympathetic Programs and HumansAreTheRealMonsters. Jet also may have ''killed'' humans (the Wraiths' survival is questionable, he contributed to Thorne's death, and the F-con trio isn't coming back anytime soon) to protect those Programs. If Sam sees Jet as a traitor to humanity for protecting Programs, and Jet sees Sam as going down the path of people like Crown or Thorne, that could be a tragic and ugly confrontation akin to Marvel's Civil War. War or the whole Xavier and Magneto frenemy dynamic.


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3rd Jul '16 3:49:07 AM Yashe
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** Though even the CGI-Flynn in the beginning is somewhat justified if you keep in mind, we see that from Sam's point of view. If we treat this as a memory it makes perfect sense that to Sam his bigger than life father who (by Sam's knowledge) abandoned him, doesn't look quite human either.
22nd May '16 8:44:13 AM Allronix
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* Worse, if you got the PatchworkFic route? Sam and Jet Bradley would have been something like cousins or brothers, but their respective trips down the cyberspace rabbit hole were ''very'' different, with Sam seeing nothing but hostile AI and Jet seeing mostly sympathetic Programs and HumansAreTheRealMonsters. Jet also ''killed'' humans to protect those Programs. If Sam sees Jet as a traitor to humanity for protecting Programs, and Jet sees Sam as going down the path of people like Crown or Thorne, that could be a tragic and ugly confrontation akin to Marvel's Civil War.

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* Worse, if you got the PatchworkFic route? Sam and Jet Bradley would have been something like cousins or brothers, but their respective trips down the cyberspace rabbit hole were ''very'' different, with Sam seeing nothing but hostile AI and Jet seeing mostly sympathetic Programs and HumansAreTheRealMonsters. Jet also may have ''killed'' humans (the Wraiths' survival is questionable, he contributed to Thorne's death, and the F-con trio isn't coming back anytime soon) to protect those Programs. If Sam sees Jet as a traitor to humanity for protecting Programs, and Jet sees Sam as going down the path of people like Crown or Thorne, that could be a tragic and ugly confrontation akin to Marvel's Civil War.
5th Mar '16 7:52:33 AM Allronix
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* Worse, if you got the PatchworkFic route? Sam and Jet Bradley would have been something like cousins or brothers, but their respective trips down the cyberspace rabbit hole were ''very'' different, with Sam seeing nothing but hostile AI and Jet seeing mostly sympathetic Programs and HumansAreTheRealMonsters. Jet also ''killed'' humans to protect those Programs. If Sam sees Jet as a traitor to humanity for protecting Programs, and Jet sees Sam as going down the path of people like Crown or Thorne, that could be a tragic and ugly confrontation akin to Marvel's Civil War.
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