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John Carter

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    Dominic West Says The Original Marketing Plan For 'John Carter' Was Way Better Than What Was Eventually Used

    As 2012 draws to a close and the year in movies gets reduced to a bunch of lists, when folks look back on the flops, Disney's "John Carter" will be at the top of the pile next to "Battleship." The studio's long-in-the works sci-fi adventure completely missed with audiences, divided critics, and was ...

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    Weekend Reel Reads: The Wachowskis' Journey and Critical Idols

    In the wake of the "Cloud Atlas" premiere at TIFF, the journey of the two catalyzing filmmakers highlights this week's selection of film-related stories from across the web.

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    'John Carter' and Perpetual Sneak Preview Culture

    How expectations were far more dangerous to "John Carter" than a bunch of angry Martians.

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    What Turns Flops Into Media Feeding Frenzies?

    Two Taylor Kitsch films. Two almost identical grosses. So why was one the focus of so many articles and the other almost totally ignored?

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    Yes, 'John Carter' Was a Hit in Russia. Here's Why.

    Alexander Rodnyansky has been a TV and film producer in Russia for decades. His most recent film, the Andrei Zvyagintsev-directed drama "Elena," won a special jury prize at the 2011 Festival de Cannes, and he has wrapped the American-made indies "Goat Island," from D.J. Caruso, and "Jayne Mansfield'...

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    John Carter—movie review

    John Carter is far from the disaster it’s been made out to be in some circles…nor is it an unqualified success. It has enough visual effects and production values for three movies, and almost as much story material, which is one of its problems. But it does provide vigorous,  eye-f...

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    Morning Pour: Indie Awards, Darth Vader is a Grinch, "John Carter" Buzz

    Morning Pour is your daily stop for quick links, news commentary and trend-spotting. Here are your five miscellaneous discussion topics for Tuesday, November 29, 2011:

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