Assassin's Creed

<em>Assassin's Creed</em>

Based on the video game of the same name, Assassin’s Creed joins a long list of film adaptions that Hollywood hopes will convince audiences that films based on video games can be done well. If you’re seeing this film hoping to get into the game, then this film will cause you to lose interest.

Director Justin Kurzel (2015’s Macbeth) reunites Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard in a film about a criminal reliving the memories of an ancestor who was part of a secret assassin brotherhood during the Spanish Inquisition. After being saved from execution via lethal injection, Callum Lynch (Fassbender) is offered a fresh start by Sofia Rikkin (Cotillard) on the condition that he helps her find the cure for violence.

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