John Carter

The top 50 sci-fi movie protagonists

Ryan Lambie Odd List Apr 19, 2012

Whether they’re male or female, old or young, they’ve illuminated some classic movies. Here’s our top 50 list of sci-fi heroes and heroines…

Taylor Kitsch interview: Battleship, John Carter, Friday Night Lights, Gambit and more

Ryan Lambie Interview Apr 11, 2012

Ahead of the release of Battleship, we met with its leading man Taylor Kitsch to talk about its making, as well as his past and future roles...

A closer look at the Hollywood flop phenomenon

Ryan Lambie News Mar 21, 2012

John Carter’s mixed box office fortunes have been widely reported, but where does this obsession with hits and flops come from? Ryan takes a closer look...

Why John Carter is Star Wars for a new generation

Duncan Bowles News Mar 20, 2012

John Carter hasn’t exactly soared at the box office, but as Duncan explains, it’s still a wonderful family fantasy in the tradition of Star Wars…

Hollywood’s love affair with expensive movies

Ryan Lambie News Mar 12, 2012

As John Carter kicks off the season of big-budget movies early, we take a closer look at Hollywood’s enduring love of producing expensive pictures…

John Carter’s weekend box office above expectations, hope for a sequel yet?

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Simon Brew News Mar 12, 2012

How the international box office takings of Andrew Stanton’s John Carter movie might just have rescued its commercial fortunes…

The James Clayton Column: Looking for Lovecraft

James Clayton News Mar 8, 2012

As John Carter and The Raven bring American literature of the past up to date, James wonders if it isn’t about time Hollywood got around to making a Lovecraft movie…

Does John Carter break the Edgar Rice Burroughs movie curse?

Terence Bowman News Mar 7, 2012

Adaptations of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ novels haven’t fared well in the past, so can Andrew Stanton’s John Carter break the cycle? Terence finds out...

John Carter comics in 'pornography' lawsuit

Warlord of Mars #8 John Carter Dynamite comics
CJ Wheeler News Mar 6, 2012

The Edgar Rice Burroughs estate is suing comics publishers for alleged intellectual property infringement. CJ wonders what all the tort's about...

John Carter review

Ryan Lambie Review Mar 1, 2012

Andrew Stanton makes the jump from Pixar animation to live action with the lavish John Carter. But is it any good? Here’s our review…