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The Three Musketeers 2011

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The Three Musketeers 2011

Post by Sintra » Fri March 25th, 2011, 7:25 pm

So the trailer came out recently.

Three Musketeers meet Resident Evil?
I HAVE to watch it. It looks so cheesy and ridiculous. I don't think it takes itself seriously, but nevertheless.

It also sounds like Matthew McFayden is the only who talks in this movie and as usual he plays himself. But in costume.

There's a russian version of The Three Musketeers. It's a musical so there's a lot of singing and D'Artagnan looks like a 40-year old who thinks he's eighteen, but boy the new movie looks even cheesier.
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Post by SarahWoodbury » Sat March 26th, 2011, 3:19 am

Holy Cow! Will have to see it with my daughter. Probably won't be able to bear it but if I saw Robin Hood I can probably handle this :)

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Post by Misfit » Sat March 26th, 2011, 3:33 am

Ummmm, I'm with Sarah and thank goodness I have no teenager to drag me there. You feel free to report back and let us know ;) :p :)
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Post by fljustice » Sat March 26th, 2011, 3:49 pm

What was that flying ship? I'll have to see this for the laughs.
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Post by EC2 » Sat March 26th, 2011, 4:03 pm

Looks like fun and very gay! :-)
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Post by Divia » Sat March 26th, 2011, 4:04 pm

Looks liek a little steam punk was added in.

Eh, couldnt they pick more attractive musketeers.
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Post by LoveHistory » Sat March 26th, 2011, 4:53 pm

I must take exception to your suggestion that Matthew only plays himself.

But this does look like ridiculous fun.

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Post by Sintra » Sat March 26th, 2011, 5:35 pm

[quote=""LoveHistory""]I must take exception to your suggestion that Matthew only plays himself.

But this does look like ridiculous fun.[/quote]

Maybe it's just me. I love Matthew but he's like a Teddy Bear i want to hug. Perhaps i just have to see more of his movies and TV Shows.

[quote=""SarahWoodbury""]Holy Cow! Will have to see it with my daughter. Probably won't be able to bear it but if I saw Robin Hood I can probably handle this :) [/quote]

I think it's going to turn out more like Sherlock Holmes than Robin Hood.
Richie's Holmes was great fun, as ridiculous as it sometimes was. But according to the trailer Musketeers' screenwriters are going to be even more... em, creative. But Sherlock Holmes had great casting.

Robin Hood was a huge disappointment. I was not really bothered by the changes in history, it's just that they've turned such a fascinating time period into another "Man fights for Freedom and Liberty and Stuff", and it was SO boring. I liked the parts where there was no Robin or Marian though.
And i was glad to see Isabelle of Angouleme - i would like a movie about her! I hoped that they were going to use the original version of the script, where Sheriff of Nottingham was a good guy, and Robin was not.
Boy this movie could have been good.

Anyway, back on the Musketeers track. I think it's going to be a real guilty plesure. And except for D'Artagnan and his wig (it's like he's wearing a ferret!) i like the Musketeers themselves. Strangely Orlando Bloom really makes me want to see him in that role.
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Post by Madeleine » Sat March 26th, 2011, 5:45 pm

Looks like entertaining fun, and visually pleasing - glad to see that Orlando has gone back to swash-buckling, it's what he does best! - but I'm getting more than a little bored with a) 3D and b) slo-mo Matrix style action shots. But it does look as if it doesn't take itself too seriously, going by MM's remark at the end "it was an off day". One for the popcorn brigade, and nothing wrong with that.
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Post by Elysium » Sat March 26th, 2011, 9:10 pm

It looks fun and I think I may have to watch it. And it has Orlando Bloom :D

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