Movies, Video Games

Jake Gyllenhaal Is the Bourne of Persia

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And The Ultimate Supreme Identity of Time! It’s a new clip from the Prince of Persia movie, and thanks to a scene showing the ol’ Prince parkouring his way through the rooftops of a Middle Eastern city, it’s looking a heck of a lot like the exact same scene in The Bourne Ultimatum. I don’t care, actually; I dig the Bourne movies, and there are certainly worse flicks to rip-off action scenes from than those. Still, you know what would really set this scene apart? “Yakety Sex.”

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.