Fireball dissects TRON LEGACY design…

A cohesive movie… is cohesive on a lot of levels. Or, at least should be.

TRON LEGACY seems to be shaping up to be a good example or this. All the images we’ve seen look “slick.” Watery, liquidy, smooth, contrasting. At least in the Tron World. Outside, in the real world, it’s gritty and “left over.” It’s a good contrast.

Movie design is most effective when you can emerge the viewer slowly into a world without them realizing it. The reason why Superhero movies are most interesting as you watch the superhero actually become the hero. Once he’s that, it’s a more difficult task to get the eyeballs interested.

Prepare for SLICK.

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