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Date: 2012-03-07
Author: Will Leitch

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Author, Will Leitch
Mentioned, Taylor Kitsch
Mentioned, Bruce Wayne
Mentioned, Chris Pine
Mentioned, Andrew Stanton
Mentioned, Chris Hemsworth
Mentioned, Twitter
1. I know that the main reason John Carter exists right now is because the technology is available to produce it, that you can have armies of CGI characters that don't look ridiculous, that you can invent sprawling vistas of Mars desert, that you can have spaceships crash into spaceships crash into spaceships and it all looks "real," or at least the way we've all sort of collectively decided to pretend that CGI looks "real." But John Carter has no business in the right now, and it certainly has no business looking "real." The John Carter stories are older than freaking Tarzan, full of imagination and possibility and hokey derring-do, the sort of tales that beg to be dramatized in 10-minute newsreel shorts, blaring "ADVENTURE!" and "DANGER!"...(read more)
... 1. I know that the main reason John Carter exists right now is because the technology is available to produce it, that you can have armies of CGI characters that don't look ridiculous, that you can invent sprawling vistas of Mars desert, that you can ...
... most famous for Friday Night Lights, isn't the most dynamic actor, but he's got the sort of lunkheaded charm of, say, Chris Hemsworth; I can see him being an inoffensive enough leading man in the right role, maybe a Chris Pine Lite. John Carter has ...


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