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How It Felt to Be Rotoscoped By Frank Frazetta

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.27.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

When my agent said Ralph Bakshi was casting an animated movie to be co-directed by Frank Frazetta, I thought, ho hum. It was called Fire and Ice and...

Just Call Me Crazy: I Liked John Carter

Carine Fabius | Posted 05.26.2012 | Entertainment
Carine Fabius

"What? You and three other people?" That's what a friend of mine said when I told him I went to see John Carter.

PHOTOS: 12 Infamous Box Office Disasters

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.21.2012 | Entertainment

Maybe Disney should forget Mars altogether. Almost one year to the day that the studio released the high-budgeted "Mars Needs Moms" to some terrible b...

'John Carter': A Major Bomb For Disney

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.19.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "John Carter" is now officially a flop of galactic proportions. The Walt Disney Co. said Monday that it expects to book a loss of...

Remembering Frank Frazetta, John Carter and Edgar Rice Burroughs

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.19.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

The press was concerned when John Carter hit theaters March 9. For many, the question was "Does the movie live up to the books?" And then the question remained: "Does it live up to the covers of the books?"

'21 Jump Street's' Kicks 'The Lorax' Out Of No. 1

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.18.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Audiences headed back to school for the TV update "21 Jump Street," which opened as the No. 1 weekend movie with $35 million. Sony's...

'21 Jump Street's' Kicks 'The Lorax' Out Of No. 1

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.18.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Audiences headed back to school for the TV update "21 Jump Street," which opened as the No. 1 weekend movie with $35 million. Son...

9 Pulp Adventures To Read Instead Of Seeing 'John Carter'

William Ambler | Posted 05.13.2012 | Books
William Ambler

For fantasy aficionados, the movie John Carter is a chance to see a work that has been scavenged by countless imitators for nearly a century finally strut its stuff on the big screen

'John Carter': Job Creator, Economy Stimulator

Posted 05.12.2012 | Entertainment

"John Carter" may have turned into a multi-million-dollar mess for Disney, but not everyone involved with the film came out in the red. Take, fo...

Weekend Box Office: 'Lorax' Beats Down 'John Carter'

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.11.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "Dr. Seuss' the Lorax" has easily beaten Edgar Rice Burroughs' "John Carter" at the weekend box office. Studio estimates Sunday p...

The Week In Ouch

Posted 03.10.2012 | Entertainment

This week, a war vet inexplicably landed on Mars, a musical soap opera upped the drama factor, and Emily Blunt went fishing in Yemen. Of course, n...

Hisland and Herland: The Macho Mars of John Carter and Gilman's Feminist Utopia

Andromeda Romano-Lax | Posted 05.09.2012 | Books
Andromeda Romano-Lax

Burroughs was daring and desperate enough to imagine an alien planet. But Gilman, a Victorian-era survivor, imagined something even more bold: a time and place where gender alone would not doom a person to a life of prescribed confinement, drudgery, or madness.

Lynn Collins Cried While Reading The 'John Carter' Script (In A Good Way)

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment

After conducting three interviews with the principal players from "John Carter" -- with this one, Lynn Collins, being the third -- it's hard to not co...

I Did a Very Bad Thing

Traci Lords | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment
Traci Lords

It looks like some of the critics aren't being much kinder to Disney's $250 million version of Princess of Mars than they were to the 99 cent adaptation I acted in previously.

Willem Dafoe: Loving the Alien in John Carter

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.06.2012 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

You cannot prepare for it. Your expectations may never match the reality. Willem Dafoe has played vampires, monsters, goblins (of the green variety), pervs, psychotherapists, bikers and even that kinda conflicted Christ guy.

Movie Review: John Carter

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.06.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'd probably seen the placard on the side of New York city buses a half-dozen times before I actually noticed the tiny John Carter figure in the foreground, wielding a mammoth chain with a big rock attached to the end.

Taylor Kitsch On 'John Carter' And 'Battleship': 'I Don't Mind Being The Underdog'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.05.2012 | Entertainment

"I don't mind being the underdog." That's an interesting statement coming from Taylor Kitsch, the star of two films in the next four months --"John Ca...

Taylor Kitsch Battles Evil In 'John Carter' Clip

Posted 03.04.2012 | Entertainment

A first look at Taylor Kitsch as a former military captain in "John Carter" has hit the web. The "Friday Night Lights" star, looking scruffier tha...

Jordan Zakarin

How Taylor Kitsch Went To Mars, On Budget | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 02.22.2012 | Entertainment

His is a story that ushered in the modern age of science fiction, inspiring a century of authors and sparking the imaginations that launched "Star War...

Taylor Kitsch Jumps Off A Cliff In New 'John Carter' Clip

Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment

If this newest clip from the film "John Carter" teaches you anything, it's that only one man can evade a group of 12-foot barbarians by jumping off a ...

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...

No Leads As Search Continues For Missing Ohio Woman

Posted 10.24.2011 | Crime

Katelyn Markham's 22nd birthday passed this week, an anonymous source offered a $3,000 reward, and still there is no sign of the 22-year-old bride-to-...

14 Incredible Fictional Worlds You'd Most Want to Visit (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts

Some people dream of visiting India or Brazil -- other people have loftier, if not impossible, travel ambitions. With the summer travel season in ...