Ten minutes of the upcoming Disney movie—presumably the first ten minutes—of John Carter has been released, and I’m happy to see that it’s remained somewhat true to its source material, A Princess of by Edgar Rice Burroughs. In fact, I think the humorous editing improves upon the original (although some fans might not care for […]
At last, things are looking up for John Carter. I spent yesterday bemoaning the lack of decent advertising for the upcoming film, a misstep that could cost Disney millions. But as of the release of the newest poster, I see I’ve been pleasantly mistaken.
Fact: I’m a fan of the 1917 novel, A Princess of Mars, the book that serves as the inspiration for the upcoming Disney movie, John Carter. I love Edgar Rice Burroughs’ prose and his world-building of Mars. But I’m less than happy with the negative press surrounding John Carter, especially because some of it has been deserved. And if the movie flops, Disney will have no one but itself to blame.