Genre Grandeur – The Three Musketeers (2011) – Movies & Tea Podcast


For this month’s next review for Genre Grandeur – Swashbuckler Films, here’s a review of The Three Musketeers (2011) by Kim and Elwood of the Movies and Tea Podcast

Thanks again to Richard of Kirkham A Movie A Day for choosing this month’s genre.

Next month’s Genre has been chosen by Steve of The Movie Movie Blog Blog and it is Screwball Comedy Films

Please get me your submissions by the 25th of Sep by sending them to screwballsteve@movierob.net

Try to think out of the box! Great choice Steve!

Let’s see what Kim and Elwood thought of this movie:

______________________________________

Movies and Tea Podcast is all about looking through a director’s filmography, their most significant eight films to work on each season. Season 1 is all about Paul W.S. Anderson, a director who has been overlooked because of his involvement of what many people see as lackluster Resident Evil movies. However, he does have a lot more under his belt, quite like this swashbuckler movie we’re looking at this time, The Three Musketeers.

 

Compared to the other films in his filmography his “clock-punk” reimaginging of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel marked a noteable changeable of pace for Paul W.S. Anderson.

Critically panned on its release we take another look at the film to find out if the critics were too quick to judge what is arguable one of the more original adaptations of the popular tale. So come join us in the booth!

 

Further Viewing

The Three Musketeers (1973)
The Three Musketeers (1993)
The Man In The Iron Mask
The Mask of Zorro

Music on this episode

Keith Mansfield – Funky Fanfare
Paul Haslinger – Only Four Men
Paul Haslinger – Buckingham’s Departure

 

One thought on “Genre Grandeur – The Three Musketeers (2011) – Movies & Tea Podcast

  1. Pingback: Genre Grandeur August Finale – The Mask of Zorro (1998) – Kirkham A Movie A Day |

Let me Know what you think!!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.