22 Apr '11, 4am

Prince Of Persia: Save the dagger, save the world: Once again, much like Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li,

Prince Of Persia: Save the dagger, save the world: Once again, much like Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li,

Hardcore fans of the original game franchise, which began as far back as 1989, brace yourselves. Once again, much like Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li , another fantastic plot from a video game has been remodelled to attract a larger audience. This isn’t to say that it is an entirely bad movie on its own. With the Hollywood formula of a gorgeous cast, a nefarious villain, and a mission impossible “save-the-world” quest, coupled with the highlights of the original games, i.e., amazing stunts and swordplay, and a US$200 million budget, you have the fail-safe ingredients of a decent film. Set in medieval Persia, Prince Dastan (Jake Gyllenhaal ) is hailed as a hero after storming the gates of Alamut, a sacred city accused of crafting weapons for Persian enemies. It’s there that he unwittingly comes into possession of the city’s most important relic, a magical dagger with...

Full article: http://theurbanwire.com/2010/05/26/prince-of-persia-save-...

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