The newest video game movie, Assassin's Creed, hits theaters this Wednesday, December 21. We took look at all the reviews for the Michael Fassbender-starring action movie started to come online today. This a movie our staff has been talking about for awhile. Below we will give roundup the reviews.
The Verge- 68
Assassin’s Creed’s creators have the courage to always take themselves seriously, even when they’re working with material that sounds fundamentally silly. There’s no great leap of faith in Assassin’s Creed, but a surprising amount of the time, it at least finds steady footing.
Los Angeles Times - 60
Assassin's Creed will be polarizing, but it's fascinating as an entry in Kurzel's oeuvre. It is singularly his film — both in style and the obsession with hubris, power and violence.
Variety - 40
In Assassin’s Creed, Michael Fassbender is like the ultimate special effect. Just by showing up, he confers respectability on two hours of semi-coherent overly art-directed video-game sludge.
The Hollywood Reporter- 30
Assassin’s Creed is resolutely stone-faced, ditching the humdrum quips that are par for the course in today's blockbusters. But this is almost two hours of convoluted hokum that might have benefited from a few self-deflating jabs.