Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)

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Making movies based on video games is nothing new. It’s been done in America since “Super Mario Bros.” was released in 1993. Sadly though, that film was not a hit! In 2012, Disney Animation would make a film based on the idea of video games entitled, “Wreck-It Ralph”. Thankfully, this film was a hit!

But this wasn’t Disney’s first time making a film based on video games. Oh no, they’ve done it before. In 2010, for example, they made a live-action adaptation of a popular video game series entitled “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time”. So the question is, does this follow the “Wreck-It Ralph” route to greatness or the “Super Mario Bros.” route to badness and forgettability? Well, you’ll just have to wait until the end of the review to find out (*coughs* “Super Mario Bros.” *coughs*).

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Darby O’Gill and the Little People (1959)

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What’s one way to make an enjoyable, magical classic? Well, take the magic and charm of Ireland, throw in a simple yet investing story, and add in wonderful actors including a future James Bond and within one box office weekend, you’ve got yourself a masterpiece! And our film today pretty much follows this formula. So without further ado, let’s sit back and review “Darby O’Gill and the Little People”

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