December 19, 1980 —
Back in the late 80s, a groundbreaking computer game was made. It was called "Prince of Persia", and it was the first game to feature fluid, lifelike player movement. The titular character had to run through a palace, jump on ledges, kill guards, and — of course — save the princess. Oh, and it was G-d-damn impossible to beat.
Years passed, sequels were made, some good, some not. And then, some Hollywood executive decided that the game needed to be made into a blockbuster movie. A long search was made to find the perfect prince. Finally, they settled on...
Let's think of that for a moment. Starring as the Prince of PERSIA...
Jake Gyllenhaal! Jew!
Yeah, we don't see this particular movie working out...
February 22, 2010