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As my personal ties to the original Tron stop at being annoyed Disney was actively trying to prevent me from seeing it (they failed), this next story doesn't exactly ring home. That being said, some of you out there are obsessed, and for those of you that can't get enough of Jeff Bridges inside a computer, you might want to pay special attention.
The nice people over at io9 have gone through and meticulously documented fifteen references embedded inside Tron: Legacy. Not all of them are shoutouts to the 1982 original, but every last one is super nerdy. For example: did you know there's a reference to the 80s video game movie War Games? Here's a breakdown a few more of the least obvious ones:
In 1989, Kevin Flynn hums Wendy Carlos' theme to Tron as he plays with Sam's action figures.
Click on over to io9 to read the rest.
Or check out either of the Cinema Blend Tron: Legacy reviews here or here. If you've already seen the movie, hop on over to our discussion thread and let us know what you think. Finally, if you hate Tron, I have to question why you bothered clicking on this article to begin with. Here's a random click in no way related to Tron.