Would you want to be Sucked into a Video Game?

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Erin Moriarty writes, in 1989, Sam Flynn’s father, Kevin, wraps up a story about a video game world that is beautiful, as well as dangerous.

in 1989, Sam Flynn’s father, Kevin, wraps up a story about a video game world that is beautiful, as well as dangerous. He then leaves for a night job at the arcade . . . and never comes back. 20 years later, Sam is alone, living in an apartment with a rescue dog, and getting speeding tickets on a regular basis. The night after he pulls his annual prank on ENCOM, the company that Sam’s dad used to work for, one of his father’s old co-workers comes to his apartment and tells him that he has gotten a page. A page from Kevin Flynn’s office. From a number that had been disconnected almost two decades ago. When he pays a visit to the arcade, finds a computer, and starts messing with it, he accidentally commands a projector to scan him into Tron, a world Sam always thought to be nothing more than a bedtime story. Once in the world of Tron, Sam has to fight in light battles, escape, find his father, and get to the portal back to ‘our world’ before it closes. Clu, a program created by Flynn, was designed to create the perfect world, and does all too good a job of it. This movie started out kind of slow, but after about 20 minutes it’s a big rush of action, fighting, special effects, and much more. This is your basic action movie, with a futuristic twist thrown in. Over all, the movie is also about love, the need for a father, and the impossibility of perfection. I would recommend it for anyone from video game addicts, to sci-fi nerds.