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Europe’s top conference on the creation, production and distribution of digital entertainment has announced the lineup for its 17th edition (May 8-11). Among the many world-renowned vfx visionaries at the event this year are Doug Trumbull, who just received an Honorary Oscar for his lifetime achievement and worked as Effects [...]
With just about everybody, everywhere, weighing in on the surprising flopping sound being made by Disney’s epic feature film John Carter, I’m going to exercise my right to remain silent. All I will say about the film, which is the first live-action picture from Pixar’s Andrew Stanton, is that it [...]
Andrew Stanton’s adaption of John Carter made $179 million at the box office worldwide during its first two weekends in theaters. Yet industry observers have been especially unkind to this science fiction epic, calling it “Ishar on Mars.” What is your take on the movie?
Pixar alum Andrew Stanton’s first live-action feature John Carter delivers a stunning blend of cutting-edge CG visual effects and gritty images that are grounded in the real world. Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Mars novels have long been an inspiration for animators. In 1935, Bob Clampett famously tried to turn A Princess [...]
Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Warlord of Mars was no match for Dr. Seuss. In a disappointing debut, Disney’s John Carter — adapting Burroughs’ seminal, century-old science-fiction tales — opened to a weak $30.6 million at the box office. Despite heavy hype and intense industry scrutiny of the picture and its hefty [...]
This week, Disney treats us to a new poster and trailer for its much-anticipated first quarter sci-fi epic John Carter. Directed by Oscar-winning Pixar veteran Andrew Stanton (Finding Nemo, WALL.E), the film is set on the mysterious planet of Barsoom (Mars) and is based on the famous adventure novel by [...]
If you enjoy your Discovery Channel programs packed with dramatic illustrations and eye-popping vfx, then this week’s four-hour Dinosaur Revolution should be on your must-watch list. Premiering at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 4 and Sunday, Sept. 11 this beautifully produced program will offer a new take on the prehistoric [...]
We have the first official trailer for the Lionsgate adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games available for your Monday morning viewing today, thanks to MTV.com. Directed by Gary Ross (Seabiscuit, Pleasantville), the fantasy stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks and Donald Sutherland. Sheena Duggal [...]
Disney’s ultimate fandom expo, taking place August 19 – 21 at the Anaheim Convention Center, has announced its planned sneak peeks and appearances by stars from upcoming films, while promising even more surprises for attendees. Film previews will cover The Muppets, John Carter, Oz the Great and Powerful, Tim Burton’s [...]
Disney has released the first trailer showing footage from John Carter, its upcoming adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic Barsoom novels. Here it is: John Carter is being directed by Andrew Stanton from a screenplay he wrote with Mark Andrews and Michael Chabon. The movie stars Taylor Kitsch as Carter, [...]