John Carter

'John Carter' Visual Reel Shows Film That Could've Been
“Movies that could have been” are always interesting, like Tim Burton’s Superman Lives — which we just saw some test footage from the other day. Another film that could have been was Kerry Conran’s version of John Carter, a film that ultimately went to director And…
Movie Titles Named After Their Main Character, Ranked
This list is not about quality. In fact, it will be only time you ever see ‘Corky Romano’ ranked above a Steven Soderbergh movie on any list. This list is about knee-jerk reactions to names. If you name your movie after your main character and only your main character, you are immediat…
The Opening Scene Of ‘John Carter’ That Never Was
Once upon a time 'John Carter' was expected to be this marvelous Disney hit but then it crashed and burned on its opening weekend. Now we're just days away from the Blu-ray/DVD release, but what kind of deleted footage will we see and would it have made the film any better?
More ‘John Carter’ Fallout: Disney Fires Studio Chairman
Last month, Disney announced to shareholders that following the disappointing returns on the expensive sci-fi epic 'John Carter', they were estimating a whopping $200 million loss in earnings.  Earlier this morning, Walt Disney Studios Chairman Rich Ross sent an e-mail to employees no…
‘John Carter’ Will Lose Disney Over Two Hundred Million
Even before the final numbers are in, Disney has announced that 'John Carter' has cost them $200 Million dollars. The production, which has a listed budget of $250 million, had become a whipping boy months before release when the marketing didn't suggest the huge blockbuster that a quarter of a bill…
‘John Carter’ Review
'John Carter'. Just 'John Carter'.

Disney changed the title of this notoriously extravagant blockbuster from 'John Carter of Mars' during production, either because a) 'Mars Needs Moms', a recent Disney production, was a huge flop, b) market research indicated women wouldn't go see a movie about Mar…