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Viral Video: Get Ready for Endless 3-D Movies (Like December's "Tron: Legacy")

Is it just me or does it feel like pretty much every movie from here on out is going 3-D, given the huge success of “Avatar” in the theaters?

BoomTown is stocking up on the migraine medicine right now.

In any case, here’s the latest trailer for the upcoming Disney (DIS) movie, set for a holiday release, which is actually a sequel to a 1982 film, “Tron,” starring Oscar-winner Jeff Bridges.

At the time, the much misunderstood film was–in its way–innovative and groundbreaking.

Bridges is back for this one too, by the way, having been trapped in the Tron computer program all this time.

It must have been a Microsoft (MSFT) Windows software program if he was that stuck!

Here’s the video of the new trailer:


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus