I should have watched the original again first.
I came home and watched the trailer from the 1982 movie and was reminded how much ahead of its time it was:
I really enjoyed the new one, although it could have done with some more dueling and bike racing. However, as my husband pointed out, it is a Disney production, and as it was the kids only just coped with what was there.
The stand out for me were the sets.
Kevin Flynn's 'house' was to die for... transport me to The Grid now!