First of all, it should have been called A Princess of Mars (the title of the book it’s based on). It’s a romantic adventure movie, that’s a perfect title. But is it good? Yeah, it’s pretty good leaning to just OK. It’s really too bad it flopped so ridiculously hard. It could have started a really cool trilogy of movies. I think the big problem is the flabby screenplay. Considering the people involved — Andrew Stanton and Michael Chabon — this is really surprising. It’s flabbiness was made even more apparent by me finally watching the super-lean and packed-tight Adventures of Tintin later that night. If only Edgar Wright could work on every screenplay.
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