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Tron Legacy soundtrack remixed

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 05, 2011

If you liked Daft Punk’s Tron Legacy soundtrack, you might like Tron Legacy R3CONF1GUR3D with remixes by Crystal Method, Paul Oakenfold, and M83. It’s just out today and I haven’t listen to it yet, so caveat emptor.

Tron Legacy’s special effects

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 04, 2011

One of the special effects artists who worked on Tron Legacy shares the effects that he and his team did for the film.

In Tron, the hacker was not supposed to be snooping around on a network; he was supposed to kill a process. So we went with posix kill and also had him pipe ps into grep. I also ended up using emacs eshell to make the terminal more l33t. The team was delighted to see my emacs performance — splitting the editor into nested panes and running different modes. I was tickled that I got emacs into a block buster movie.

(via @dens)

Tron Legacy soundtrack by Daft Punk

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 07, 2010

I have enjoyed nothing (nothing!) more over the past week or so than Daft Punk’s Tron Legacy soundtrack. Amazon’s got the mp3 album today for only $3.99.

Tron Legacy trailer

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 09, 2010

Fuck. Yes.

Tron Legacy trailer

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 24, 2009

They’re making a new Tron movie. And it looks like it might not suck! (via @dburka)

Update: The Tron Legacy trailer and Michael Jackson’s Beat It match up pretty well, don’t they?