Friday I bought the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie on DVD (we have already seen it once in theaters) for us to watch this weekend because I didn’t think we would make it to the theater to see anything. I wanted to see the New Three Musketeers movie but Adam wasn’t really gung ho about it. Well, we did end up seeing Three Musketeers and I kinda wish we would have just stayed home.
If you have been around my blog for any amount of time then you know I love action movies. Well Three Musketeers happens to be one of my FAVORITE movies. When Man In The Iron Mask came out with Leonardo DiCaprio I loved it too. It was a new spin on the Musketeers. But nothing could replace my love for the 1993 version. There will never be a better D’Artagnan than Chris O'Donnell or a better Athos than Kiefer Sutherland!
Now back to this new version. I was excited that Orlando Bloom was going to be in it! I mean he’s Captain Will Turner!! (Sorry I’m a Pirates fan obviously!). The new movie was shot in 3D so it was made to be seen that way. It had a lot of visual effects. We didn’t see it in 3D because of the times playing and the 2D was more convenient.
1. Did the trailer/preview give the entire movie away?
No, not really. But if you have seen the 1993 version then you know pretty much what’s going to happen. I swear they took word for word lines from that movie and put them in this one. This was a remake … not a different take on a same theme. Same story line exactly!
2. Is this a MUST see in the theaters or do you wish you had just rented it or is it that bad that you would have to wait for it to be free on TBS?
Save yourself the money and just wait for redbox. It is worth seeing but as a fan of these movies I’m disappointed. It just wasn’t believable to me. Some things were just kind of ridiculous and hokey. Especially the slow motion battle scenes. I hate that!
3. Which movie star do you think MADE this movie?
I would say Milla Jovovich was a stand out for me (She played in the Fifth Element, Resident Evil, Return To The Blue Lagoon, etc). She plays a double agent in this movie that can’t make up her mind whose side she is on. She did add a bit of newness to the storyline. I didn’t care for Logan Lerman’s D’Artagnan (He plays Percy Jackson). I liked him in PJ but just didn’t care for him in this movie.
100%. Ok sure, there are some flying ships that weren’t in the other movie but everything else was a carbon copy.
Hmmm I’m giving this movie 2 stars. It was pretty to look at but completely left me wanting more.