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UPDATE!! A TRON Installment Of D23’s ARMCHAIR ARCHIVISTS Is Now Online!!

Published at: Dec. 1, 2010, 1:15 p.m. CST

Merrick again... Here's an embed of the TRON installment linked below...





Merrick here...
A week or two ago we pointed you to an interesting new web series from D23, Disney’s Official Fan Club. It’s called ARMCHAIR ARCHIVISTS, in which hosts Steve Czarnecki and Josh Turchetta plunge into the sprawling coolosity of the Disney archives on a weekly basis. In our piece, we mentioned that TRON related installments would soon be forthcoming…and one has now arrived. You can find it HERE! It's the episode (currently) residing at the furthest left on the little selection bar thingie. Yeah. So I want one of those TRON hats something fierce. Even if it doesn’t glow. Or that Identity Disk. Or…or…or…or...
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  • Dec. 1, 2010, 12:24 p.m. CST

    Hey, let's argue about the soundtrack!

    by Inexplicable_Nuclear_Balls

    What? Too soon?

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 12:28 p.m. CST

    Going to check it out in 3...2...1...

    by ATARI

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 12:30 p.m. CST

    Critics have seen Tron. Why no buzz?

    by drturing

    Very interesting...

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 12:30 p.m. CST

    Great to see they still have those props

    by Inexplicable_Nuclear_Balls

    Tron Guy's gonna really lose it over this.

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 12:35 p.m. CST

    IS THE DAMN MOVIE ANY GOOD OR WHAT?

    by F-18

    Where the reviews at?

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 12:52 p.m. CST

    NO BUZZ BECAUSE THERE'S STILL AN EMBARGO

    by Meadowe

    otherwise they'd have published their opinions by now.

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 12:55 p.m. CST

    I HOPE THIS RAISES BEAU GARRETT'S STATUS

    by Meadowe

    as well as Olivia Wilde....I didn't even reqognize bg if not for this artiqle in a magazine this month....I thought she was pretty coo' in ff2 all things considered, and I even watched turistas cuz of her. and Olivia Wilde is married to an Italian prince, at least from what I remember when she was on Conan or some show.

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:20 p.m. CST

    "Mommy won't let me go see Tron, I have diarrhea."

    by AzulTool

    That's why I couldn't go to the art-rep house midnight showing...TWO WEEKS AGO!!!! THANK YOU, FOLKS!

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:28 p.m. CST

    Is The Movie Good?

    by kevinwillis.net

    Jeff Bridges + Bruce Boxleitner + Tron . . . How can it not be good? I'm so pumped. If you don't like this film. you hate America, technology, and all that is good and holy in the world.

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:29 p.m. CST

    The word on the street is...

    by Quake II

    Tron:Legacy is still a mystery because there isn't a single full review ANYWHERE on the internet. I'm waiting for te usual AICN talkback toolbag to come on here bashing Tron based on reviews that don't exist yet.

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:36 p.m. CST

    Yeah, where are the early reviews?

    by estacado1

    This doesn't bode well for the movie. Media kissing Disney ass so that can get access to the new Pirate+others early screenings.

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:37 p.m. CST

    Two Fat Guys

    by D o o d

    making everything cool look uncool!

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:37 p.m. CST

    Embargoes don't mean jack now

    by drturing

    if the movie was good then someone scummy like Faraci would've tweeted "Got it going on like Donkey Tron!" or something. Just utter silence. Which means: bad movie. Every day as the film comes closer to release all you read about are stupid marketing gimmicks. If Disney had full confidence in critical reaction to the film critical embargoes would be gone, which is exactly what happened to avatar and the last two chris nolan films.

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:44 p.m. CST

    IGN staff saw it and raved...Briefly.

    by Quake II

    Fron what I've gathered online, very few people outside of the actors and those involved in the production have seen Tron Legacy. And there are some very postive one sentence lines out there as well as a few "looks amazing, breaks new ground but suffers from a poor script"... I thought Avatar suffered from a poor script and bland recycled story and it made a billion dollars anyway. The reviews will leak out in a week. The soundtrack and game come out next week on "TRON tuesday".

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:55 p.m. CST

    by tronprogram

    I can just sit here at home and look at my own 2 original TRON props instead :)

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:58 p.m. CST

    The tron soundtrack

    by Series7

    Is solid. Maybe one of the most complete scores you'll here. I just expected something more. Its just like a the most solid score you've heard. Which I guess is the twist because you'd figure Daft Punk would just put out techno stuff.

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 3:55 p.m. CST

    Tron Light Cycle schematic

    by MrDexter

    http://bit.ly/ g0ioq7

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 4:19 p.m. CST

    CONTROL

    by RowKseat25

    Realise y'all may rely on Amazon for crimbo gifts this year... but they just pulled Wikileaks off air due to White House bullying... not sure that has any relation to Tron... only in as much as controlled world/grid... that nothing can escape from... including the truth... Bridges' control-freak villain would be proud of current US administration me thinks?

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 5:36 p.m. CST

    Regardless of what the reviews say

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLO0D

    I'll be there on opening day. <p> Guaranteed.

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 5:41 p.m. CST

    DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLO0D - Ditto!

    by reaper28

    Me and the missus are getting our tickets for the 3D IMAX in London from the BFI website ... sweeeet! http://bit.ly/guiOye

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 6 p.m. CST

    From what I have seen

    by Obi-Drufff

    Anyone who doesn't like the original Tron should be killed. Just sayin'.

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 6:43 p.m. CST

    Anne Thompson has seen it

    by kwisatzhaderach

    She said it was appalling and that the CG Jeff Bridges is a major problem...

  • Dec. 1, 2010, 7:35 p.m. CST

    as many times as i've been here the whining continues about the

    by NorthTronic

    go get laid fools!!!

  • Dec. 2, 2010, 1:45 a.m. CST

    Would you say Jeffrey is FLAMMING mad?

    by Yoko_likes_being_smothered

    Yes I meant GAY!!!!

  • Dec. 2, 2010, 2:36 a.m. CST

    I want to see props from CONDORMAN

    by Gorgomel

  • Dec. 2, 2010, 2:38 a.m. CST

    I love the original Tron

    by Gorgomel

    the new one looked great with the teaser, but the following trailers and the shitty music from Daft Punk made it clear it will be just a crappy sequel.

  • Dec. 2, 2010, 11:46 a.m. CST

    Where are the Tron DVDs

    by menacingphantom

    Why the hell is Disney embargoing the original movie? I bought the Toy Story blurays to watch prior to the TS3 release. Why can't I do the same with Tron?!?

  • Dec. 2, 2010, 3:02 p.m. CST

    Definitely the best episode Yet

    by ElectricDreams

    Really loved this episode, been following since Merrick first pointed it out a few weeks ago. I think this TRON one has had the highest production value and professional look to it, nice to see the show finding it's groove and warming up, looking forward to next week. Good luck to the Armchair Archivists.