Film: No added dimension in spacey romp

Reviewed this Week: John Carter 3D. Directed by Andrew Stanton. Rating: 3/5. Stella Days. Directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan. Rating: 3/5.

11th March, 2012
Taylor Kitsch in John Carter 3D.

Reviewed: John Carter 3D

**Rating:** 3/5

Given that it's based on a groundbreaking work of early science fiction, it comes as no surprise that Disney's 3D adventure based on Edgar Rice Burroughs's A Princess of Mars, **John Carter 3D**, carries an air of musty pastiche, being a hodgepodge of elements that have been borrowed by every fantasy filmmaker in the 100 years since it was first published.

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