Transplanted to Mars, a Civil War vet discovers a lush planet inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself a prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter a princess who is in desperate need of a savior. Starring Taylor Kitsch (Friday Night Lights), Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe, Thomas Haden Church, and Bryan Cranston.
I've been hyped for Disney's John Carter for since I saw the very first trailer for it. Marking 100 years since the character of John Carter made his first appearance in Edgar Rice Burrough's 11-volume Barsoom series of novels, John Carter tells first novel in that series, A Princess of Mars. It is directed by Andrew Stanton, whose previous work includes Finding Nemo and WALL-E. Like I said, I've had high hopes for this movie since it was first announced. It's based on a series of books that's inspired every sci-fi epic that we love. So, does John Carter have the chops to stand among the hit movies that it inspired? Thankfully, I can say yes. John Carter is a charming movie. I would use other adjectives, but that's the one that keeps coming to mind. I... Read Review