Rack Focus: John Carter

John Carter is a stupid film, but that doesn’t necessarily make it a bad one. I imagine the intended product is exactly what we’re getting: a fantastic exercise in pulp storytelling set in a world where mid-air combat and intergalactic swashbuckling collide in astonishingly ludicrous ways. It’s entire narrative is flawed, and the mechanics of the universe has more than a few inconsistencies. (How a man can be incapacitated by a member of an alien species, and then proceed to kill another with one punch, is a quandary indeed). Continue reading “Rack Focus: John Carter”