John Carter of Mars Vance Kovacs

Returning to the Source

TweetA review of a recent science-fiction video game included the following comment about a classic novel that we’re into around here. ūüėȬ† (Thank you, Scott Tracy Griffin, for sharing your […]

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Solutions for the Fading Cinema Experience – More Barsoom! ;-)

TweetAn online discussion about the business aspects of Hollywood yielded the following link: http://www.mpaa.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/MPAA-Theatrical-Market-Statistics-2014.pdf I found it to be a cool resource. From it, I gather that over fifty percent […]

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Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Legacy of Mars

TweetWhat is required¬†for an idea to¬†flourish and change¬†the destiny of a person, a society, or a species?¬† For a case study, we need look no further than a¬†neighboring planet¬†in¬†our solar […]

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Marketing the Legacy of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Mars

TweetThe trick with including the legacy of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Mars books in the marketing of a John Carter/Barsoom reboot is to inform people about¬†the legacy¬†in a way that creates […]

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John Carter of the Round Table by Abraham Sherman

TweetFROM THE ARCHIVES: A while back I took a closer look at Disney’s “John Carter” through the lens of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ original novel, with an eye toward a reboot.¬† […]

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Hollywood Accounting 101: An Actual Profit and Loss Statement for John Carter is Revealing

TweetImagine you’re a profit participant in John Carter. ¬†You’re not going to see any money, but you are entitled to “Participant Statements” from Disney. ¬†What do¬†those statements look like? ¬†What […]