The Formula For A Successful Action-Adventure Movie
What's the magic formula for a great action-adventure movie? It's all about the hero, of course. His grand journey is what keeps people on the edge of their seats. Next spring, John Carter will join the ranks of other epic movie heroes. Use this infographic to learn what it takes to have a successful action-adventure movie.
15 Badass Recipients Of The Dickin Medal
The Dickin Medal was established by Maria Dickin in 1943 in order to award all the animals that had fought and served the British Empire valiantly during the Second World War. Between 1943 and 1949, the medal was awarded to a total 54 animals: 32 pigeons, 18 dogs, 3 horses, and a cat. It was recently reinstated after the September 11 attacks. Here's some of the most awesome ones.
Anonymous Driver Circles Manhattan Island In Less Than 27 Minutes
Besting Alex Roy's 2001 record of 27 minutes, a new driver representing "Corporate Broadcasting Company" accomplished the insane feat in a mere 26:03. Here's a time-lapsed video of the 24.48 mile drive, apparently performed in a Saturn Sky and with a modest average speed of 56mph.
10 Retro Heroes You Should Know About
John Carter was a legendary hero who came before Superman and Batman. To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the John Carter legacy, the incredible adventures of this timeless hero are being brought to the big screen in March 2012. Here are other classic heroes that conquered the odds and made way for modern action adventures.
The 25 Greatest Action-Adventure Movies Of All Time
Looking for thrills and an epic story? These are the best movies of the genre. These are all great movies, but what would be on your list? Add your favorites below. Next spring, the next great action-adventure movie hits the big screen. Catch John Carter in theaters March 2012.
The Most Influential People In Pop Culture
The books you read, movies you watch, and clothes you wear are all inspired by the pioneers of pop culture. These major players helped influence entire movements of art, film, music, clothing, and stories. Edgar Rice Burroughs' amazing stories about John Carter influenced generations of writers, artists, and illustrators. In March 2012, John Carter’s image will come to life on the big screen. Learn about Burroughs and some other influential people of pop culture here.
8 Original Mavericks Who Could Still Kick Your Butt
These are the most OG of epic heroes: Some of them have been around for 100 years, but they're still way, way tougher than you are. These are the eight characters that started it all, the guys who put the action in "action star," and each of them could absolutely destroy you in every way possible -- starting with John Carter, who will be coming to a theater near you next March.
9 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Edgar Rice Burroughs
His name probably sounds vaguely familiar, but his influence is all around you. Burroughs, a prolific writer of the early twentieth century, is probably best known for creating Tarzan -- but one of his most lasting creations, epic hero John Carter, is coming to life on the big screen in March 2012. Here are 9 things about Burroughs' life that you'll be surprised you didn't already know.