YouTube is alive with John Carter tonight, and I’m lapping it up. Here are three new clips from the film, then six video interviews with members of the cast.
This first clip, Virginia is something I’d seen in the context of a longer scene, and also clipped-up in the trailers.
This clip, however, was all new to me, but I liked it. The calculation they’re making here seems like a clever way to move the relationship between Carter and Dejah Thoris forward, and it’s certainly more satisfying that he actually works out where he is, which isn’t something Edgar Rice Burroughs ever bother with. They call this scene I’m On Mars.
And here’s an excerpt of the scene where Carter meets Woola, essentially his faithful dog – hence the title Man’s Best Friend.
Really nice editing at the end there. Indeed, it looks to be an extremely well cut film overall.
The remaining videos are all EPK-style interview chippings with members of the cast. Each starts with a title card not only announcing who you will be seeing, but what questions they will be answering. This isn’t the kind of thing that is supposed to be for public consumption but, heck, we’re all adults here – we can deal with the rough, ready editability of this format, can’t we?
Oh boy, that supporting cast is amazingly strong.
John Carter is coming along on March 9th. My excitement is growing day by day.