Originally Posted by xb1032
Do you guys think someone who never seen the first movie would enjoy this first movie? I'm sure I'll like the recent release but I'm not sure about the first. I played the game as a kid and I remember all they hype but I never saw the movie.
I think if you never saw the original, you're less likely to like it now. Let's face it, the effects that were incredibly groundbreaking back then are very dated now (though the light cycle sequence is still very impressive). Plus, the original TRON story moves much slower by comparison - slower cuts, longer stretches between action scenes and a lot less intensity expressed by the actors. Remember, this was one of the earliest movies where actors had to react to nothing being there. Today, actors have no excuse - they should expect it.
That being said, if you can appreciate something like Poltergeist or the original Clash of the Titans (which both came out around that same period of time) despite the limitations of special effects of the time, you'll likely enjoy the original TRON. For example, if you can look past the grainy optical composites and appreciate the art involved with Ray's stop motion effects in Clash or look past the bad composites of objects floating the the kids bedroom or the almost laughable "face tearing" scene in Poltergeist - then enjoy the house implosion, you'll be able to overlook the occasional bleeding of the lights on the clothing and the very simple computer graphics in the original TRON.