What's left to say about one of the biggest bombs in box office history? Plenty, when that bomb is Disney's 2012 sci-fi action epic "John Carter."
This week's pick comes courtesy of special guest Drew Taylor, who comes armed with plenty of facts and factoids to support his love for the adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs's literary classic. For better or worse, the CAN'T WAIT! crew discusses the merits of "John Carter," from its impressive visuals to its jam-packed plotting. Other topics of discussion include questionable casting choices, lovable toad dogs, and the very minor role real science plays in the movie.
Listen to CAN'T WAIT! A Movie Lover's Podcast Episode 17: 'John Carter'Total runtime: 57:10
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When Civil War veteran John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) mysteriously awakes on the surface of Mars -- also called Barsoom -- he little expects the adventure that awaits him. Carter reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict among the red planet's inhabitants, including Tars Tarkas (Willem Dafoe) and Princess Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins). As Barsoom is poised on the brink of collapse, war-weary Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes that everyone's fate is in his hands. Read More