Animated features have for so long been the realm of the frivolous that The Prince of Egypt is a bit disconcerting. It's the biblical story of Moses, told with visual sophistication and remarkable fidelity to Scripture.
For fans of sword-and-sorcery fiction, John Carter has long been a sort of cinematic Holy Grail. Now it's here, courtesy of Disney. It’s got eye candy out the wazoo, but it's a leaden thing marked by an embarrassingly inadequate lead performance.