The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is hardly terrible and I’d happily watch this over either of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland live-action films, but considering I hated both of those, that’s faint praise.
Anna Karenina is yet another film with plenty of potential but failed thanks to a lifeless script and oft stilted acting from what is normally a respectable cast. This is the epitome of style over substance as Wright attempts to give his portrayal a different flavor than those that have come before and while I do appreciate trying something different, perhaps more focus should’ve been paid on the script and, in some cases, casting. This is not a completely disastrous production and not void of anything good, but for me it’s worth one viewing only
The Three Musketeers isn’t a great or even innovative movie but still somewhat entertaining. Director Paul W.S. Anderson “borrows” different styles done in better movies yet it still works while the cast is well done and mostly give adequate performances even if some of the characters are paper thin. As it stands, if you’re not a stickler for the source material, you might get something out of the movie; otherwise you’d be better off skipping.