Why does Star Wars out-earn Avatar? Because this infographic is adjusted for inflation.
In the year 2071, planet Earth breaks up with humanity. Not only that, she wants us to leave the house. That’s the premise of After Earth, which begins one thousand years after we’ve packed our bags and hightailed it off the planet. And during those thousand years Earth has evolved just fine without us. So when Cypher Raige (Will Smith) and his son Kitai (played by real-life son Jaden Smith) are forced to return, our ex will do anything to make them leave. And that’s where the movie fun begins.
EVE Online is a space-based MMO with over 400,000 passionate fans. One of these fans has taken his devotion to the game a little more seriously than others. Advertising director Marcus Dickinson, has spent over two years working out in order to look more like his avatar, Roc Wieler.
Actually, as a fan of both the Edgar Rice Burroughs book, A Princess of Mars, and of Andrew Stanton, who directed WALL-E, I wasn’t really that surprised that John Carter would turn out to be an entertaining adventure. (And my fellow Forbes bloggers agree, here and here.) But in some ways, the movie exceeded my expectations. John Carter deserves to be seen by more people than it has. So I’d like to convince you to see John Carter, particularly while it’s still in theaters.