11 juin 2015

John Carter: the best videos on Youtube

First thing first, the trailers made by the awesome Michael D. Sellers, great admirer of Edgar Rice Burroughs and independent Hollywood filmmaker. Conscious of the abysmal weakness of the marketing campaign, he took upon himself to recut the official material, in these videos: The trailer that made Andrew Stanton write: "they get it"! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BxeHQY1NuM John Carter of Mars trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSDHNMRQ2a8 The "Heritage" trailer that highlights the fact that John Carter inspired quite... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2015

1.5 million viewers for John Carter in France yerterday!

The host of a radio show about medias talked this morning about a "surprise" regarding the French channel W9: John Carter gathered 1.5 million viewers (a 6% share) yesterday, while Pirates of the Carribean 3 had 1.2 million viewers on TMC. John Carter only has 400 000 less viewers than a channel that is considered a big one, France 3! An excellent score thus, for one of the little tv channels. We can only dream about what could have been the score on a more important one, but it's still a... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2015

John Carter on French channel W9 tonight!

Here is today the first French nationwide airing on a non-paying TV channel, named W9, of John Carter, tonight on Monday, 2015 the 13th at 8h50pm! Let's hope for good ratings, even if unfortunately it's on one of the minor channels. The other movies aired tonight are Elektra on the D8 channel (one of the worst superhero movies ever!) and Pirates of the Carribean 3 on TMC. So good luck to John Carter this evening! We'll see if that airing will provoke new searches about the eventual sequels on... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2015

March the 7th: 3 years that John Carter was released in France!

Three years ago, I was about to go seeing John Carter on the first showing, first day of the release in Paris, France. Impossible to anticipate that I would flatly hate the movie on first viewing, and then adoring it later on unconditionaly, and participating as much as I could to the campaign for a sequel, without any success unfortunately. We were just simply not enough to state our interest. What is left three years later? On the French part of my blog there's not a week without the John Carter 2 articles... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2014

Maybe the greatest painting ever created about John Carter, by Joe Jusko

Joe Jusko creates for many years now, with an amazing talent paintings about every kind of characters, and which is great is that he's also a great fan of Edgar Rice Burroughs (born by the way precisely 138 years ago, On september the first of 1875). For Dynamite Entertainment he makes covers, including this one, from Warlord of Mars #5, which is maybe one of the greatest paintings ever created for this universe.
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27 août 2014

So, the Martians, naked or not?

How many times do I read on the internet some comments, both in Molière and Shakespeare’s tongue, like « oh she has too many clothes here, Dejah Thoris », or else « everybody knows the Barsoomians walk completely naked, it’s written in the novels ». This belief leads to many drawings of Dejah Thoris with very few things on, if not completely nude, and some illustrations of Barsoomian soldiers with the full package in plain sight…  How did we get there? The fault to Burroughs, who didn’t describe that... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2014

Another great Dejah Thoris cosplay!

I'll post more informations about it if I manage to find the origin of it. Meanwhile, here is another wonderful Dejah Thoris cosplay, inspired by the movie:
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29 juillet 2014

Awesome Dejah Thoris cosplay by Jay Justice!

Here is the link of Jay Justice's Twitter page with more splendid costumes magnificiently worn! "John Carter" 's name is Tony Ray (no relation with Norman!) https://twitter.com/msjayjustice
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07 juin 2014

John Carter 2 and 3: "Could have been cool"

Andrew Stanton published on Twitter the message "Could have been cool. Had big plans..." with this picture:                   and then a second message: "...That would have led to even bigger plans.", with this picture:                   All those who have seen this are asking to see the sequels to John Carter! How about you? Put them on your favorites and retweet like mad! : ... [Lire la suite]
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21 mai 2014

Dynamite becomes official!

That was the great news yesterday in the small world (albeit in expansion) of the Edgar Rice Burroughs fans. The Dynamite Entertainment Company, which was publishing since 2010 unauthorized versions of John Carter, Dejah Thoris and Tarzan, and which had been sued by ERB inc in 2012, had recently stopped his run. It turns out it was only temporary! ERB inc got back the comics rights of John Carter from Disney and Marvel, and sold them to Dynamite Entertainment, which will soon officially publish “John Carter: Warlord of Mars” (as well... [Lire la suite]
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