‘John Carter’ was a fun meal – but could have used more spice

Lynn Collins in 'John Carter'
Lynn Collins in ‘John Carter’

John Carter is good old family-friendly adventure, which unfortunately is probably just a little too fairy tale for the modern movie-going audience.

By now Disney’s CGI-heavy epic has proven itself to be a box office disappointment. It pulled in just $30 million on its opening weekend, and since has only eked out less than $15 million more domestically. It did slightly better overseas, but not enough to shed the label of being a failure.

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