John Carter Featurette Brings The New Footage And It’s Good

Having seen some full scenes from John Carter I’m pretty well convinced that it’s going to be a good film, with good storytelling and lots of great cinematic ideas. I do acknowledge, however, that this hasn’t exactly been coming over in the trailers.

Better, though, is this featurette. Have a look, and then we’ll discuss it.

Okay, that voice over is not great – but it could have been much, much worse.

There are some hints of the good stuff here – like the beat where Carter gets the dust thrown in his face, and he then spits it out; or when Dejah Thoris grabs the sword, reveals her prowess and Carter decides he should maybe be hiding behind her.

Honestly, the scenes I’ve seen were witty and imaginative and used editing in some very clever ways. This featurette isn’t getting anywhere near that top quality, just yet, but those are some good beats.

Here’s hoping the rest of the marketing campaign steps it up a notch and rolls out more of the smart and witty stuff.

Thanks to Little Bleeder Jerome for the heads up.

deadpool

Deadpool Is A Fun And Funny X-Men Cousin — A Review

af

16 Of Marvel’s Solicits For 4th May 2016 – Daredevil/Punisher, New Wasp And Deadpool: Masacre

The Castle Of Horror Podcast: Her (The Stepford Wives Retrospective)

chance

“I Should Have Killed You While I Had The Chance” Supercut Reveals An Age-Old Truth

Watch As Batman Robs A Dollar Store In Orange County

antiisbanner_Color

Tom Hodges Launches His Own Comic Label, Antiis Comics

batmanvdeadpool

Junkie XL Deadpool And Batman V Superman Tracks Released

AA_001_COVER-A_LAFUENTE

Rafer Roberts Hits The Road For A&A: The Adventures Of Archer & Armstrong

Seduction03-Cov-A-Francavilla-9d9e3

“I Think About Atmosphere Constantly When I’m Writing” – Ande Parks On Seduction Of The Innocent

Ch-Ch-Changes – Joelle Jones Joins Spider-Woman