Musketeer is another interpretation of the Alexandre Dumas classic, coupled
with the special effects available to today’s movie makers. This film
combines a retelling of the classic, with action of an eastern feel.
Choreographer of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon worked on this film also and
it shows…I have to admit, the first fight scene in the movie almost lost me
with its unrealistic action this style of choreographing being unexpected.
settled in I found the story to be nothing that I couldn’t find in many other
films. The interpretation wasn’t that different to others and the difficulty
I found in seeing the effects couldn’t make save this film from being rather
run of the mill. The movie is fairly dark, and whilst true to the day, took
away somewhat from the action making it tough to follow just how amazing they
stars Justin Chambers as D’ Artagnan, Mena Suvari (Loser, American Beauty) as
Francesca, the Queens maid and Tim Roth as Febre The Man in Black, the
extras include subtitles, The making of The Musketeer, Director and Cast
interviews appeared to be snippets of larger interviews and didn’t say much
and The Making was really like an extended trailer with commentary and not the
detail I would expect with such visual effects in a movie.
- Director and Cast Interviews
subtitles for the hard of hearing