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The El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood hosted their “Throwback Thursday” event on August 10, bringing back the classic Tron as well as Tron Legacy in a special double feature event.
To celebrate its 35th Anniversary, fans flocked to the venue in droves to see the films and have a chance to be a part of a rare discussion with the film’s creators and star cast. In attendance was Tron himself, Bruce Boxleitner, in addition to creator Steven Lisberger and animator Bill Kroyer.
On center stage, a full discussion brought in the technological achievements of the film, the impact, and the longevity it has sustained with generations of moviegoers. Proud, Lisberger and company focused on what made Tron such a unique film and as a SoCalThrills Exclusive, we have their segment below.
Both shows were shown to a sold out house that included an exclusive raffle for both screenings. Winners received signed copies of Tron and Tron Legacy on Blu Ray/DVD.The El Capitan also announced their next “Thowback Thursday” event, which will honor the 25th Anniversary of the live action classic, “The Mighty Ducks”.
Before each film, all in attendance also got the chance to answer film trivia, show off cosplay, and vintage Tron merchandise.
An El Capitan tradition, “Throwback Thursday highlights past Disney films both live action and animated that feature special guests, raffles, and exclusive events.
Past films include Hercules, Alice in Wonderland, and Swiss Family Robinson. In addition to “Throwback” events, the venue is getting the royal treatment with a set of favorite Disney Princess films that will have a limited release over the next month and a half.
To learn more about other offerings from the El Capitan, please visit their website at https://elcapitantheatre.com