Review: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

“No more fermented goat’s milk…!”

Jake Gyllenhaal, buff and smirking, takes the lead in the Summer blockbuster videogame adaptation Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, starring opposite Sir Ben Kingsley.   Would that this were good news!  In fact, that combination makes up a trifecta of failure, buoyed by sloppy camerawork, nothing-new-here special effects and a flat, lazy story.  That should be the end of this review, but I frequently try to follow the local word-count requirements, so let’s play through.

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