by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC + Lifelong Fan of the Warlord of Mars
Forget the 10-foot-tall 6-limbed marauding Martians – the biggest challenge facing John Carter is his name.
Or more exactly, the fact that Disney used his name as the title to his movie.
Creating the second-worst sci-fi movie title of all time, Disney named this $250-million epic about red planet warfare “John Carter.” Yes, really, “John Carter.” Think about it. I mean, how can you not feel your blood racing at the sound of it? How does it not simply evoke a flaming pageantry of exotic images?
Or are you thinking, “Isn’t that the brother of Jimmy Carter?” keep reading