THE THREE MUSKETEERS Film4 1PM "All for one, and more for me!" Tim Curry's camp Cardinal Richelieu
steals the best lines in Disney's light-hearted version of Dumas' literary classic.
, depicted variously since the 1600s as anything from a Machiavellian or even demonic villain to the savior of European freedom from Habsburg domination, appears here in Lucien Bely's chapter as successful in his goals, but at the price of imposing an absolutism in France that in fact lacked support from French subjects, and one that would elicit revolts from various levels of French society.
The cast of swashbuckling show The Musketeers on life without Cardinal Richelieu
(Peter Capaldi) and tackling a new villain.
THE Red Eminence, Cardinal Richelieu
, is famous for making no secret of his authoritarian control of 17th century France.
Founded in 1635 by Cardinal Richelieu
, the chief minister to King Louis XIII, The AcadA[c]mie monitors use of the French language and safeguards it from foreign impurities and typically comprises literary figures, philosophers, historians, scientists, politicians, and even military and church officials.
Established in 1635 by Cardinal Richelieu
of French King Louis XIII, the French Academy plays a strong advisory role in representing the French language.
Eminence: Cardinal Richelieu
and the Rise of France
Conniving Cardinal Richelieu
(Christoph Waltz) dominates callow King Louis XIII (Freddie Fox), and the rogue's private guard has supplanted the loyal musketeers.
With the help of M'Lady (Milla Jovovich), D'Artagnan and the Musketeers learn of a plot by Cardinal Richelieu
to impugn the Duke of Buckingham (Orlando Bloom) by planting evidence to suggest that the nobleman has deflowered the Queen.
Unfortunately, Milady betrays them, as she's secretly in cahoots with Cardinal Richelieu
(Christoph Waltz, good but somewhat lazily cast as yet another smooth villain).
is the famed favourite of Louis III, essential to the construction of French absolutism during the later 1620s and 1630s.
The scientific interests of the stories' protagonists are shown to lie within cultural contexts that influence their attitudes towards the scientific thought and achievement (particularly in astronomy) of foreign lands, whether it be Ottoman Turkey, or France during the era of Cardinal Richelieu
. Ben-Zaken pays particular attention to the details of transmission of the scientific texts and their translation and study, detailing histories of publication and collection.
Previously announced cast for Musketeers includes Christoph Waltz as Cardinal Richelieu
; Logan Lerman as D'Artagnan; Matthew MacFadyen, Ray Stevenson and Luke Evans as the musketeers Athos, Porthos and Aramis, respectively; Milla Jovovich as M'lady De Winter; and Mads Mikkelsen as Rochefort, reports the Daily Telegraph.
Bergin's third book on the French church, if we discount his two books on Cardinal Richelieu
. This work follows recent trends to redefine what 'reformation history' should mean, in this case regarding the French church.
Even the treacherous scheming Cardinal Richelieu
while plotting nothing less than the cold-blooded murder of his enemies believes in his pious role as "God's representative."