Once again Disney has released an exceptional combo pack that delivers a film in unparalleled quality with just the right amount of bonus features to make this worth a purchase. TRON Legacy/TRON Classic Five Disc Combo may sound daunting and unwieldy, but it’s not. To help you out, we break it down for you disc by disc.
DISC ONE: TRON Legacy Blu-ray 3D Feature Film
This is the only disc I wasn’t able to check out as I do not have a 3D HD TV and 3D Blu-ray player, yet. However, Disney once again ups the ante by presenting a combo pack that includes the latest, cutting edge home video format along with previous digital formats. With this set you can literally watch the movie on any device you own.
DISC TWO: TRON Legacy Blu-ray Feature Film plus Bonus Features
This disc is the heart of the set and where most of the good stuff is. The centerpiece, of course, is TRON Legacy in HD and the film didn’t look and sound this awesome in the theater. The image is crisp and the sound is every where it should be. I’ve gone through the entire thing three times now and am still astounded at the quality. Your home theater system was made to have this film played on it, so prepare yourself for awesome.
Additionally, there are a host of Special Features that provide a whole lot of insight into the making of the movie and the journey taking it from an idea that sounded kind of cool to the screen. Everyone involved in the film speaks about their involvement and what it has meant to make a sequel to TRON. One of the coolest parts shows how they actually recorded the audience at the TRON Legacy panel at Comic-Con and used that for the crowd sounds during the game grid sequence at the beginning of the film. For three years the Comic-Con crowd supported this movie with only a teaser trailer to go by and the filmmakers showed their appreciation in spectacular fashion. There is a preview of next year’s TRON Uprising animated show as well as a fun Daft Punk music video.
Of course, the feature that everyone really wants to see is “The Next Day: Flynn Lives Revealed.” This takes place after the end of the film and gives not only snippets of what happened next, but a look at the history of the “Flynn Lives” movement and who was actually behind it. We also get the return of an actor from the first movie and the whole thing really feels like a set up for the next film, which I’m confident will happen. Oh, there’s also a hidden Easter Egg that gives us a look at who else may play a bigger role in the future. Initials are the key to this Easter Egg…
DISC THREE: TRON Legacy DVD Feature Film plus Bonus Features
This is the copy to take on the road to play in the car or take to a friends’ house. The film still looks pretty amazing on DVD, but you only get a couple of the Special Features. Still, great disc to take on the go.
DISC FOUR: TRON Legacy Digital Copy of Feature Film
Got a smart phone or digital device that plays videos? Use the included code to download a digital copy of TRON Legacy to take with you!
DISC FIVE: TRON Classic Blu-ray Feature Film plus Bonus Features
I’m amazed at how fatastic the original film looks in HD on Blu-ray. I have no idea what kind of work was done to clean this up, but it is definitely superior image and sound to the previously released DVD set. There is also a brand new features, “The TRON Phenomenon” that takes a look at the impact of the original film, especially on those that worked on the sequel. Also included are all the Special Features from the 20th Anniversary DVD set from a few years ago.
This is a superlative set for a very fun film and should be on your list to buy as soon as possible. This five disc set makes the most sense as it covers all the formats you currently own as well as the formats you are contemplating upgrading to.