*Ahem*...Henry Jones, JUNIOR.
No, the marketing execs would have said that adding "Junior" to the title would drive away older viewers.
You're right. It'd beHenry Jones: Origins
I nearly snorted coffee out of my nose seeing this one.
The comparison would be more apt if the Indiana Jones movie had been titled "Pretty Pretty Ponies of the Lost Ark."
...I might go see that. >_>I disagree in that "John Carter" isn't inaccurate. It's incomplete, but it might be better to compare it to calling Raiders "Doctor Jones".
Is this the guy from March 6th after a shave?
Seems to me more like making a movie of "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" and calling it "Bladerunner".
Or making a movie of "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale" and calling it "Total Recall."Philip K. Dick had a thing for long names, huh?
A Princess of Mars? Here I thought George Lucas had just made a new Star Wars movie.
Wasn't there a cartoon called Indiana Jones Junior?I know there was a James Bond Junior...
Leave it to Disney to screw up something good. Not even releasing it under Touchstone, this is apparently gonna be a Disney film, so you can be sure they removed anything that might unset or confuse the average 6 year-old. Skip the movie. If the story looks interesting to you, then read the book.
Steamboat Willie of Mars.
There was a live-action TV series about young Indiana Jones.
My Dad's flipping out about them changing his backstory so he's no longer centuries old by the time the book starts.
Really? Because the movie is amazingly faithful to the books (other than everyone not being naked that is). I think your father needs to relax a little.
The man knows his stuff.
They ought to have at least called it "John Carter Of Mars".
1. They wouldn't call it "Princess" anything because they thought it'd scare away boys. This is literally a quote from Stanton and crew. 2. They left mars out of the title (and every trailer) because Disney lost 100 million dollars on a movie called Mars Needs Moms last year--and also because Mars in general is unappealing to women. So in trying to placate every demographic, they pleased nobody. That said, Lynn Collins is a very pretty lady.
No...John Carter of MArs is a different book. Keep up.
"Mars in general is unappealing to women"Are ad execs...stupid?Answer: Yes, yes they are.
I don't like that they left Mars out of the title, but I enjoyed the movie.
M-A-R-S. Mars, b*****s