Alt + Poster: ‘TRON’ (1982)

Alt + Poster is a (semi) regular feature where we, the SAW staff, share our favorite foreign and alternative movie posters with the Wasteland. 

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TRON may not be the greatest movie, but it is a damn cool looking film for its time. I loved those light cycles as a kid. This Japanese take on the film’s poster highlights a little bit of everything and it looks great doing it. My favorite part is the little bits breaking out into the white space of the poster. It’s a minor detail but it really works here. This one is called a chirashi, which is Japanese for mini-poster. They are only usually 7 1/4 inch x 10 inches.

You have any favorite alternate movie posters? What do you think about this TRON chirashi poster?

Author: K. Alvarez

A king without a throne.