What A StinkerI really don't understand how Disney could have blown it so bad with this recent movie, John Carter. Estimates so far are losses at $165 million and climbing since it opened a week or two ago. With all of the history of successes under their belts, how could the big wigs at Disney sign off on something that was destined to fail so spectacularly. When I was beginning to see the trailers, I kept shaking my head and saying: "what's the title to this movie?"... "WTF is John Carter?" I certainly hope that author, Andrew Stanton, got his money up front.
Reviews have said things like: "It starts four or five times before it finds it's groove."
If I was in charge at Disney, there would be some explaining necessary and people fired over this one.
BTW, it did pretty well in Russia.