Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

The script is fairly lame, though you’d be surprised how often lines that must have seemed awful on the page come out as almost decent in the film. Unfortunately, Alfred Molina’s Sheik Amar is regularly embarrassing, as he gets lumped with the majority of the weak comic relief, whilst Ben Kingsley is on autopilot.
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Hitman

Eventually seeming like a contortionist act as it tries to out-trick even the smartest of the audience, it falls into the trap of so many other action films of recent years. Audiences have become more savvy over time, but the constant imperative to make the ending a surprise is becoming tired.
Rating: 2.0 starsHoopla Factor: 3.0 stars Continue reading Hitman