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  • John Carter Might See New Life on Film
    John Carter Might See New Life on Film

    Disney’s take on the Edgar Rice Burroughs “John Carter of Mars” books was a disappointment in many ways. The studio failed to market and promote it in a way that non-fans would understand and first time director Andrew Stanton was unable to fully realize his vision due to last minute…

  • Andrew Stanton Reflects on John Carter
    Andrew Stanton Reflects on John Carter

    Director Andrew Stanton is back in Emeryville working on a sequel to Finding Nemo, but he took some time to talk to the LA Times to reflect on the box office disappointment that was John Carter. My initial review of the movie was positive, even glowing. I’ve since backed down,…

  • Assembling John Carter in the Computer
    Assembling John Carter in the Computer

    Patrick Giusiano, currently an animator at Blue Sky studios, previously had the opportunity to work on Disney’s John Carter while working at Double Negative — a digital effects studio. While working with Director Andrew Stanton and Pixar’s artistic supervision team, Giusiano proposed shots and acting choices to Stanton. These animation…

  • John Carter – Blu Ray DVD Review
    John Carter – Blu Ray DVD Review

    I excitedly picked up the John Carter Blu-ray combo pack last week, popped it into my player, and then fell asleep about 40 minutes into the film. Suddenly, a week went by and I realized I didn’t really have the urge to finish the film. Not a good sign. But,…

  • John Carter – DVD Contest and Andrew Stanton Interview
    John Carter – DVD Contest and Andrew Stanton Interview

    John Carter may have failed at the domestic box office, but I don’t believe the final tally reflects the true potential of the film. The movie has just been released on DVD and is a worthy addition to your collection. Director Andrew Stanton did a great job translating a book…

  • John Carter “Second Screen”
    John Carter “Second Screen”

    In home entertainment parlance, “Second Screen” is the device you hold while watching a movie on DVD in the comfort of your home. It provides an augmented viewing experience designed to enhance one’s enjoyment of the film you’re watching. If you own the John Carter DVD/Blu-Ray, Disney has made available…

  • Woola – The Real Star of John Carter?
    Woola – The Real Star of John Carter?

    Does it say something about your movie when more people are talking about a complete digital creation than the film’s real life stars? Well Woola is getting some of the best comments from John Carter. Disney Marketing is finally getting on the Woola love train and has released this fun…

  • John Carter in Theaters Today
    John Carter in Theaters Today

    Disney’s John Carter epic adventure film based on the stories of Edgar Rice Burroughs and directed by Pixar director Andrew Stanton has officially opened today. I posted my review of John Carter the other day, but to sum up, Andrew Stanton has done a marvelous job bringing the world Burroughs…

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