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Movie Review: John Carter in IMAX® 3D

I was waiting for this for a very long time. Last week, thanx to Disney Studios Malaysia, I caught the IMAX® 3D screening of John Carter. Blown away...we are returning to watch it another round:D

Born in Virginia and a veteran of the Civil War, John Carter is an honorable and courageous man. made a broken man by the war, he embarks on treasure hunts. On one particular hunt for a mysterious gold cave, he is mysteriously transported to Barsoom (Mars). On this strange planet, John Carter finds himself with mysterious abilities to jump and is stronger. (This is not rocket science knowledge but you should know why he is now a "super human"). Caught in a war on Barsoom, John Carter must make the decision whether to return to Jasoom (Earth) and continue his search of the gold cave or to fight the war on Barsoom with the natives of Barsoom and gorgeous Princess Dejah Thori.
Academy Award®–winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton reknowned for his previous animations previous credits include animation hits A Bug's Life, Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc, Toy Story (all 3), Up and WALL-E once again works his magic. John Carter has you concentrating on the movie the whole time with a good plot. Superb animation and costumes makes this USD250 million film a good watch. I have nothing to complain on the actors or actresses. They were brilliant. Even the script had depth in it and coupled with some hilarious moments. So brilliant it was that I didn't feel that the movie was 130 minutes long at all.
“I like the idea of a damaged character, who has morals and values, but because life’s dealt him a bad hand, does not want to go back into the world again as the person he was before. What it takes for John Carter to engage again is to leave Earth and find his humanity among the Martians.”—Andrew Stanton, director on the character John Carter (Taylor Kitsch)
“If you had the means to save others, would you not take any action possible to make it so?”
Dejah Thoris  (Lynn Collins)
Over 120,000 Swarovski crystals were used in Dejah Thoris’ Zodangan wedding outfit, including her dress, the train, crown and cuffs, and each stone was applied by hand one by one.
Taylor Kitsch did 98% of his own stunt work, including an 85-foot jump in the learning-to-walk sequence, a 65-foot jump in the arena, battling the ferocious white apes, and a 250- foot long series of jumps in the Martian wilderness. 
“When I saw you leap into the sky, I wished to believe it was a sign that something new can come into this world.” Tars Tarkas  (Willem Dafoe)
“hello, ladies.” KANTOS KAN   (James Purefoy)

Here's the official trailer:
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I just have to say this...my fave character is Woola. Woola is a Calot, a large, lizard-like dog, that takes John Carter as his master. Calots are incredibly fast with 10 legs and a mouth full of sharp teeth. Woola is fiercely protective of Carter for he is the first person to ever come to his rescue. Friends with furkids will be able to relate to this character and for those who know Shalom personally will understand why I opt for Woola to be my fave character:P
“Woola would find you anywhere on barsoom” – Sola to John Carter