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'The Musketeers' captivates in swordplay, intrigue on BBC America
'The Musketeers' captivates in swordplay, intrigue on BBC America

The three musketeers are back, with Athos (Tom Burke), Porthos (Howard Charles), Aramis (Santiago Cabrera) and young D'Artagnan (Luke Pasqualino) crossing blades, foiling plots and delivering period appropriate one-liners in fine sword 'n' doublet fashion in "The Musketeers" on BBC America. The only proper reaction is: What on earth took them so long? In the pantheon of multi-use literary icons, Alexandre Dumas' musketeers rank nearly as high as Sherlock Holmes and Dracula, all of whom have been reinvented in virtually every genre for every generation. Oliver Platt and Kiefer Sutherland have been musketeers, as have Gene Kelly and Barbie. (The durability of...

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