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RE: John Carter - 5/7/2012 10:33:41 AM   
st3veebee


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The good doctor Kermode has just made this his worst film of the year (so far..). which I find ludicrous. Ignoring that it actually is a decent film, I'm fairly sure that his review gave the impression of it being boring...while other reviews this year have talked about how offensively bad certain films are (W.E...).  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wog-G3djBJw


I do however agree with him about the fact that a film with such a hefty budget didn't have a star in the lead role. Bizzare choice Disney....



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RE: John Carter - 5/7/2012 1:06:03 PM   
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Yeah, it's obviously not the worst film of the year, not even close. It's imperfect, flawed and a colossal testament to Disney mismanagement but I still quite enjoyed it nonetheless.

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RE: John Carter - 5/7/2012 1:12:07 PM   
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It had it's annoying moments and some scenes were good, but overall, this film just felt very bland. Overall, 2.5 forgettable stars.

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RE: John Carter - 5/7/2012 3:00:18 PM   
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I quite liked JC. Pity no sequel will be forthcoming.

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RE: John Carter - 5/7/2012 3:23:52 PM   
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I thought it was ok, I didn't love it and I didn't hate it. It has some good moments and I actually would have liked to have seen a sequel.

I very highly doubt this inoffensive film will be the worst film of the year.

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RE: John Carter - 5/7/2012 3:36:12 PM   
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Its not the worst film ever made and I'm sure it's a helluva lot better than some shitty Piranha 3D film and something with Danny fucking Dire in it which Kermode rated not as bad as Carter.

Surprised not to see Battleship on that list though.Did he not see it? Can't find a Kermode review of that anywhere.

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RE: John Carter - 5/7/2012 4:52:18 PM   
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ORIGINAL: Cool Breeze

Its not the worst film ever made and I'm sure it's a helluva lot better than some shitty Piranha 3D film and something with Danny fucking Dire in it which Kermode rated not as bad as Carter.

Surprised not to see Battleship on that list though.Did he not see it? Can't find a Kermode review of that anywhere.


Nah, that was a Boyd and Floyd week sadly. He does give pithy one line reviews in the top tens for the few weeks afterwards though.

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RE: John Carter - 6/7/2012 1:32:05 PM   
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Apparently Taylor Kitsch says he wont do any more blockbusters for a while..

http://www.digitalspy.ie/movies/news/a391733/taylor-kitsch-wont-do-any-more-blockbusters-for-a-while.html

Im sure its got nothing to do with the fact that he headlined two massive box office bombs in a row!

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RE: John Carter - 6/7/2012 1:44:48 PM   
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ORIGINAL: Cool Breeze

Apparently Taylor Kitsch says he wont do any more blockbusters for a while..

http://www.digitalspy.ie/movies/news/a391733/taylor-kitsch-wont-do-any-more-blockbusters-for-a-while.html

Im sure its got nothing to do with the fact that he headlined two massive box office bombs in a row!


I doubt anyone will be asking him to for a while! He probably doesn't have a choice in the matter

I thought he was great in Battleship and good enough in JC, but i think JC could've done with perhaps a different lead. Everything went from gold to shit for him in a few short months. Shame as both movies rocked it

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RE: John Carter - 6/7/2012 4:17:23 PM   
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I'm sure he'll do well in Savages.

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RE: John Carter - 8/7/2012 3:14:25 PM   
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The commentary is quite interesting, given that it was recorded before the movies release. Lots of talk about it being a trilogy etc.

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RE: John Carter - 17/3/2014 8:31:34 AM   
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I rewqatched this over the weekend. I still love it. Rated it as No. 2 favourite movie of 2012 and it's one of my favourite science fiction adventures of all time. I love the scope and scale of it, the story and the characters. The visual FX are terrific too. I wish the movie could have been a bit longer, as the third act feels a little rushed, but other than that it's perfect entertainment for me. The 3D looks grand too with great depth and space. The open Martian plains or the River Iss all look amazing in 3D. I still think Taylor Kitsch makes for a great character and Lynn Collins is captivating as Deja Thoris.





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RE: John Carter - 15/4/2014 8:08:22 AM   
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Blu Ray is only 5.85 on Amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/John-Carter-Blu-ray-Region-Free/dp/B006VE0LFS/ref=sr_1_5?m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&s=dvd&ie=UTF8&qid=1397545530&sr=1-5

Well worth picking up.

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RE: John Carter - 17/4/2014 8:15:27 PM   
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Your vigilant yet ultimately futile attempt to prevent this film from being totally forgotten about is quite admirable DK.

However its a movie that will only be remembered for being the biggest flop in history.Heck, it didnt even get an Honest Trailer!

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