Tag: Tron

Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD Review: “Manimal” and “Automan”

In the annals of TV history, there are a handful of shows held up as the universal examples of shows gone horribly wrong – high-concept...

Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: The Greatest Movie Summer Ever

1982, when E.T. phoned home (and Spock, Spicoli, Garp, and The Thing all placed calls)....

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Daft Punk’s “Da Funk” (1997)

Daft Punk is a household name for music nerds now, and all the kids on the playground wear helmets and robot suits and speak French. Their...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Daft Punk, “Tron: Legacy” Soundtrack

The movie Tron: Legacy arrives at a point of very good fortune, and it is the most unlikely of comebacks. First off, it’s a sequel...

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Film, Revival House

Revival House: “You shouldn’t have come back, Flynn.”

With Tron Legacy on the horizon, Jeff Johnson looks back on the cult classic 1982 original....

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Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: Why I “Heart” Jeff Bridges

If the Oscars are truly serious about slimming down the Academy should just mail Christoph Waltz and Mo’Nique their supporting performer...

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Film, Revival House

Revival House: “Greetings, Starfighter!”

Computer-generated animation sure has come a long way in the last few decades -- and Jeff Johnson is here to take us almost all the way...