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.

DC Comics To Oppose ‘Supermanny’ Trademark For Kids’ Cerebral Palsy Fundraiser


New Gremlins Film Will Not Be A Reboot


Teenage Gender Neutral Turtles Launches Today


Ridley Scott Confirms Two More Alien Sequels After Alien: Covenant


Free On Bleeding Cool – Battlefields: The Night Witches #1 By Garth Ennis And Russ Braun


A Fairly Spoiler-Free Star Wars: The Force Awakens Soundtrack Listing Offers One Or Two Hints At More Plot

The Morning After The Night Before, On Supergirl And Constantine


100 Comic Book Sales On Black Friday – Including 25% Off Wizard World Tickets

Judge Dredd Beats A Citizen To Death For Talking Back, In The New 2000AD


“A Must-Have For Fans Of The Book And New Readers” Black Science Bonus Content