SamuraiFrog points this out: a very well-made trailer for the movie TRON, the original 1982 classic, using only footage from the movie but edited in the style of trailers these days:

Compare with the actual original trailer from 1982:

Trailers have sure come a long way, haven’t they?

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Trailers have come a long way, but it's also become so normal to hear ominous-sounding music and phrases that desensitize the viewer.

    In its time, the TRON trailer managed to convey some of the quirkiness of the Electronic World.

    On another note, I always thought the solar sailer was visually good but made absolutely zero sense considering that computer innards get even less sunlight than computer nerds.

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