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OUT NOW! The Edgar Rice Burroughs adaptation JOHN CARTER is light entertainment that works without annoying.

Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ “Barsoom” novels, John Carter tells the story of a man raised in human civilization and thrust into a completely unfamiliar terrain, Mars. One can easily see Carter as the inverse of Burroughs’ other famous character, Tarzan. There is something timeless about these kinds of tales, and done correctly, it’s hard for them to fail. By not relying on its own star power, giving young girls a kick-ass character to identify with, and relying on an old-fashioned and fast paced story arc, Carter is worlds above a Phantom Menace

John Carter | Directed by Christian Petzold (Germany, 2012) with Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld. Starts March 8