Assassin's Creed

Assassin's Creed
  • 2016
  • France / US
  • 1h 55min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Justin Kurzel
  • Cast: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Michael K. Williams, Ariane Labed, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson
  • UK release: 30 December 2016

Callum Lynch (Fassbender) is a convicted murderer who wakes up in a research facility to find that his ancestor was a 15th century Spanish assassin and he's to travel in time and wage war against the Knights Templar. The set pieces are spectacular but the flip-flopping between past and present messes up the rhythm, and it's all a bit pedestrian.

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Assassin's Creed

20 Dec 20163 stars

Justin Kurzel and Michael Fassbender follow Macbeth with an action-packed video game adaptation

The latest video game to fall into Hollywood's clutches is Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed, a stealth adventure that has so far clocked up nine main games and a colossal 17 spin-offs. With Ubisoft very much involved in the film, you can at least credit the…

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