Chances are you’ve admired the bold, dramatic paintings of Frank Frazetta. But you haven’t seen the best of his art. A huge collection of his sketches, drawings and watercolor paintings is going up for sale—and you could gain a new appreciation for the master. Warning: NSFW images below!
People have been trying to make Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Barsoom novels and his iconic hero John Carter of Mars into films since the 1930s, and it wasn’t until 2012 that Andrew Stanton released his adaptation. Now, a Presentation Reel of another adaptation has surfaced, and showed us what we might have gotten.
Everybody knows that short stories are where science fiction writers really get to experiment, and the most perfect pieces of narrative often happen at shorter lengths. But we also love to explore a world at the length of a whole book. So that makes the "fix-up" the best of both worlds, right?
Disney's rights to the John Carter series of stories have reverted back to Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. But does anyone want to buy it?
Just in case you're forgotten how sad it is that Disney's first John Carter movie bombed — thanks to a horrific ad campaign more than any fault of the movie's own — star Taylor Kitsch told Variety "the second script was fucking awesome." Sigh.
We've all seen movies bomb, but what makes them a flop? Do we just know one when we see it, or is there a way to codify what makes a movie bomb, and by how much.
One thing we know about alien civilizations: they sure love having humans (and half humans) in charge. Star Trek's Romulans followed Tasha Yar's daughter and Picard's clone at various times. A few of Doctor Who's companions wound up ruling alien worlds. But which alien civilization would you like to become the leader…
Most of us are pretty familiar with the art of Frank Frazetta: his amazing Edgar Rice Burroughs illustrations. His original creation, the Death Dealer. And so much else. But you haven't really learned the story of Frank Frazetta, unless you've read a brand new book, Frank Frazetta: Art and Remembrances.
Disney has posted an extended scene from John Carter that puts us right in the alien-fighting action. John and Tars Tarkas have been thrown into a Martian colosseum, where they take on the infamous White Apes of Barsoom. And, even in chains, John Carter has more than a few monster battling tricks up his non-existant…
Still having a hard time getting a handle on this whole half-naked Mars movie starring Taylor Kitsch and green Avatar people? No problem. Disney has literally spelled out the entire plot of its "planetary romance" John Carter, for everybody who's struggling with the concept.
Last week we discovered all about Disney's various John Carter movies that died out in development hell. Now take a look at the video pitch from Kerry Conran, director the visually handsome but sadly hollow movie Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow.
One of the main stars of Disney's John Carter is the land of Barsoom, the fantasy version of Mars from Edgar Rice Burroughs' famous novels. Director Andrew Stanton brought this amazing world to life using Utah and a lot of greenscreen — but it also took a lot of visualization.
Six new photos of the upcoming Martian epic John Carter have recently hit the web. They're not huge (and about a third of them involve Gambit idly staring at stuff, didn't know Edgar Rice Burroughs invented the character, Marvel must have picked him up in public domain) but they do offer glimpses of Carter's loyal pet…
Here's your first look at the great white ape from Andrew Stanton's movie adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' John Carter of Mars book series. Take a closer look at our leather-clad hero Taylor Kitsch as he fights the Martian beast!
John Carter director and Pixar stalwart was on hand today to introduce some new sneak peek footage from his upcoming adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs's Barsoom books about a broken Civil War veteran who becomes Mars's greatest warrior. Spoilers ahead!
Long ago, Cowboys & Aliens director Jon Favreau was slated to direct his own John Carter of Mars movie adaptation. Alas, the project was damned to development purgatory.
You've seen the amazing trailer for John Carter — now let's pick apart this alien world, image by image. Stare into the eyes of the green alien beasts from Mars, meet the people of Barsoom and behold the teenaged Edgar Rice Burroughs!
Here it is: the first trailer for Andrew Stanton's huge adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Martian epic, featuring John Carter of Mars. It's chock full of swordplay, heroic destiny, cool-looking ships, and insane Martian vistas. Can we wait? We cannot.
Can Wall-E director Andrew Stanton capture the pulpy greatness of Edgar Rice Burroughs' A Princess of Mars, in his first live-action movie? We've been keeping all our appendages crossed. Here's the first inside scoop on Stanton's John Carter movie — including a first ever shot of the alien Tharks!
Disney has released the first look at the savage world of Barsoom, from Andrew Stanton's live-action adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic novel John Carter of Mars. Plus the director shared how much he's had to change from the book.