Mars can change quite a bit in a mere 100 years
This blog post is about John Carter of Mars.
This blog post is actually about two men named John Carter of Mars, and they are very different men, and one of them is over a hundred years old.
I spent last night watching the first two thirds or of DIsney’s John Carter of Mars. I made the classic mistake of reading the book first.
This isn’t really going to be a long rant about how the book is better than the movie, because they are different things. Watching the movie, I can tell it is a labor of love. John Carter is from Edgar Rice Burroughs 1912 book a princes of mars, which is awesome, and then a hundred years later Disney gave us a movie after almost 80 years of trying, and the movie is awesome, as inevitable as comparisons between the two are.
The movie is awesome, and I am going to talk about that, and it made a very grave error, and I will talk about that as well.
The movie was...
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