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2010 Summer Movie Review Part I: The Moments That Mattered.

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

We'll see if my schedule allows me to do a compressive 'end of summer' box office wrap-up, but since summer 2010 doesn't officially end until September third, I figure I've got time.

'Shrek' Beats 'Sex' AND 'Persia'

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Movie audiences are showing more appetite for Shrek than for sex over Memorial Day weekend. DreamWorks Animation's sequel "Shrek ...

Jake Gyllenhaal Just Wants To Have Fun

AP | HILARY FOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Jake Gyllenhaal just wants to have fun. Hence, he's swinging back into cinemas this weekend as the swashbuckling hero in "Prince of Per...

Jake Gyllenhaal Is Afraid Of Ostriches

people.com | Liz Corcoran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jake Gyllenhaal worked hard to embody the fearless hero Prince Dastan in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time -- getting bulked up and mastering sword ...

'Prince Of Persia' - With Jake - Storms London (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jake Gyllenhaal had his debut as big screen action hero with the world premiere of "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" in London Sunday night. He w...

Egyptian Group Seeks to Ban One Thousand and One Arabian Nights

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Firas Al-Atraqchi

In the latest effort to censor texts considered to be "offensive to the public good", an Egyptian NGO is attempting to ban the popular book One Thousand and One Arabian Nights.

Summer Movies 2010: Which Are You Most Excited For? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The summer months are generally a time when the studios roll out their blockbusters, and 2010 is no exception. From highly anticipated action flicks l...

Your Move, Jake Gyllenhaal

Jonathan Bender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jonathan Bender

In an effort to have a legacy, every man has three dreams. We want to be made into an action figure, be immortalized in a comic, or be frozen in carbonite.

The Strange Morality and Unsubtle Politics of Prince of Persia: the Sands of Time

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

So no one goes to Prince of Persia for its politics. But how much would anyone have enjoyed The Fugitive if it contained extended sequences of Kimble gunning down police as he fled to find his wife's real murderer?

Weekend Box Office: Shrek 4 Wins Again, While Four New Openers Fail to Break Out

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The film may have opened with 58% of the third film's $121 million opening weekend grosses, but Shrek: The Final Chapter is proving to be more resilient than many, including myself, predicted.

Why Summer Movies Suck

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Why are they making another sequel to two films which, future studies will show, can cause brain damage to anyone who watches them? Because adults don't matter to Hollywood.

Jake Gyllenhaal Does WonderCon For 'Prince Of Persia' (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jake Gyllenhaal took part in Disney's presentation of "Prince of Persia" at WonderCon on Saturday. And he looked fantastic. Also at WonderCon wa...

Race, The Prince of Persia, CNN and Trevor

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kety Esquivel

This Memorial Day week-end our youngest asked us to go see the Prince of Persia. He loves the Prince of Persia Legos his father bought him (He says t...

Hollywood (Finally) Gives Us Positive Persians

Mojgan Sherkat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mojgan Sherkat

After decades of portraying Iranians as terrorists and villains, Hollywood has taken the first step toward giving my community its due by creating a blockbuster fantasy/action epic film.

Prince of Persia Slaughters Historical Accuracy

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Firas Al-Atraqchi

In the modern communications age, there is no excuse for a Hollywood blockbuster to be so off the mark.

Cinefantastique Podcast: Why Do They Laugh at My Mighty Sword? - Prince of Persia

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In the sixteenth episode of Cinefantastique's weekly Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast, Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski sif...

Shrek 4 Wins Memorial Day Box Office Derby, While Sex and the City 2 and Prince of Persia Crash

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

As expected, Shrek: The Final Chapter was able to easily surpass Sex and the City 2 to take the weekend crown over Memorial Day weekend.

'Prince Of Persia' & 'Airbender' Attacked For Perceived Whitewashing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

(BELOW THE AP ARTICLE ARE TRAILERS FOR EACH FILM. SCROLL TO WATCH) NEW YORK -- The hopes of many are resting on the shoulders of 12-year-old Aang. ...

Shrek 4 Opens With $70 Million, While MacGruber Implodes

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

By any normal standards, a movie opening with $71.2 million in three days would be a pretty big success. But unless overseas numbers explode, Shrek: The Final Chapter will live up to its name.

ShoWest Day 4: The Party Ends With Day-Long Celebration

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

At the ShoWest 2010 celebration, filmmakers and theater owners introduced their upcoming releases and stars.

Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage & Jake Gyllenhaal Honor Jerry Bruckheimer (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Legendary producer Jerry Bruckheimer had his hands and feet cast in cement outside Grauman's Chinese Theater Monday in LA. Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage an...

Jake Gyllenhaal Dancing In Russia (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jake Gyllenhaal premiered his upcoming "Prince of Persia" in Moscow this week, and he thoroughly enjoyed himself at the afterparty. Below is some vid...

Jake Gyllenhaal Explains How To Pronounce His Name (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jake Gyllenhaal, who is promoting 'Prince of Persia,' took some time to explain how to pronounce his "ridiculous" surname. "It's Yil-En-HOO-Le-Hay,"...

Prince Of Persia Trailer: First Look At Jake Gyllenhaal As Disney Hero (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jake Gyllenhaal, action hero! Disney had released a trailer for their summer 2010 release "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time," based on the video...

Jake Gyllenhaal Shirtless In "Prince Of Persia" (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Below are new stills of Jake Gyllenhaal from the 2010 release "Prince of Persia." The film is based on the video game of the same name and features...