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John Carter of Mars

Mitt Romney of Mars

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics
Chris Kelly

Reading about the failure of a can't-miss, sure-fire, home run that wasn't, like John Carter, made me think about Mitt Romney.

Zaki's Review: John Carter

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.12.2012 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

In mining the Carter mythos, rather than trying to pretzel Burroughs' vision into something other than what it is, Stanton unabashedly embraces its old school sensibilities, and emerges with a more timeless work as a result.

WATCH: 'John Carter' Trailer

Posted 02.06.2012 | Sports

The trailer for Disney's "John Carter" aired during the Super Bowl on Sunday night, giving viewers an extended preview of the upcoming science-fiction...

Watch The Super Bowl Trailer For 'John Carter'

Posted 04.06.2012 | Entertainment

Whether "John Carter" ends up being the start of the next big Disney franchise, or a washout along the lines of "Sucker Punch" remains to be seen, but...

'Friday Night Lights' Star Heads To Mars

Posted 01.31.2012 | Entertainment

Though it's based on a novel over a century old, the general public may not be quite sure what to make of the upcoming Disney sci-fi action film, "Joh...

How Comics Became Literature for Adults

Douglas Wolk | Posted 08.27.2011 | Home
Douglas Wolk

Thanks to accidents of economics, flashes of artistic inspiration, and flukes of both government and culture, comics have really "grown up."

How Classic Sci-Fi And Comics Have Defined Hollywood

John Nevins | Posted 08.17.2011 | Entertainment
John Nevins

Today, film and video games are the most culturally dominant story-telling forms, and both increasingly rely on comics as the source of ideas and concepts. How is it that these super hero plotlines became the entertainment industry's favorite formula?

Immersion in Pandora: The Virtual World of Avatar

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris McGowan

Avatar is a beautiful movie, but it isn't due to artful cinematography. Rather, the visual splendor lies in the inherent beauty of the alien world in which we are immersed.

Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston on Season Finale

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The best show on TV? Right now, it's unquestionably Breaking Bad. The Season Three finale is Sunday night at 10 p.m. and actor Bryan Cranston is relishing the critical success of the series.

Taylor Kitsch Lands Lead Role Is Disney Film | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Taylor Kitsch and Lynn Collins will star in "John Carter of Mars," the adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs book series that Andrew Stanton is direc...