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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time


A valiant attempt by Jake Gyllenhaal to break into the action/fantasy genre. While he wasn't the worst part of Prince of Persia, he wasn't that great either. Once again, I'm not sure what Ben Kingsley was thinking when he decided to make this movie and the same can be said for Alfred Molina.

I didn't care about this movie going in, but hoped that the movie itself would have been able to change my mind; it wasn't.

On the Mummy scale with The Mummy 1 being the "best" and The Mummy 3 being the worst, Prince of Persia is just above The Mummy 2. If you liked The Mummy 2, you'll probably like Prince of Persia. If you liked the Mummy 3, Prince of Persia is your Lord of the Rings and, in your opinion, should win multiple Academy awards. Enjoy.



I don't know why my expectations were so high for this crap fest. It's almost pointless to review it because it's already gone from theatres; it was gone after two weeks, so I'm going to keep this short. Also I have like 4 or 5 more reviews to write and have to be at work soon...

MacGruber only made me laugh at how ridiculous it was. I was embarrassed for the characters... and the actors, and I am stunned by the number of great reviews it got. STUNNED.

Date Night


I actually love Tina Fey and Steve Carell, so it's tough for them to disappoint me... actually, they could make Baby Mama and Evan Almighty... but then they'd make Date Night and all would be right with the world.

Date Night is definitely not the funniest movie I've ever seen, but it was super short and jam-packed with fun. If it's still playing at your local cineplex and you have NOTHING else to do, you won't be disappointed. Go catch a matinee of Date Night.

Iron Man 2


Iron Man 2 is highly entertaining. As a stand alone movie it's great. As a sequel? It's less great, but still OK. I feel like instead of Iron Man 2, it should have been called Iron Man Again.

Robert Downey Jr IS Tony Stark. If he ever decided to stop playing this character, Paramount would have a very difficult time getting an audience to accept another actor in the role. There was a lot of controversy surrounding the casting of Don Cheadle to replace Terrance Howard, and I have to say, it was pretty unnecessary. Cheadle's performance is flat and boring and while Howard wasn't much better, there's something to be said for keeping the cast intact.

I'll never understand why Paramount executives would have hired Jon Favereau to direct a major superhero summer blockbuster. The majority of his work consists of comedies and family fare. He started off as a comedic actor which is probably why the movie is so entertaining. There isn't a whole lot of action (probably the same amount as was in the first installment) and yet I was smiling and having fun throughout. The experiences that came from the director's roots in comedy really help keep the audience engaged.

As entertaining, well written, acted and directed it was, Iron Man 2 doesn't do anything to move the characters or the story forward. It really didn't need to be made and so as a sequel, it leaves a lot to be desired. That doesn't mean you won't have a blast watching it. Iron Man 2 is a great way to start off the summer season.