Assassin’s Creed has only just hit US theaters but it’s already not gone down well with many, especially critics.
The video-game to movie adaptation is directed by Macbeth‘s Justin Kurzel and stars Michael Fassbender in the leading role. However, a great filmmaker paired with a great actor doesn’t seem to have worked out on this occasion as critics have been slating the film. This is epitomised by it’s low score of 19% on Rotten Tomatoes:
It’s certainly not the first video game adaptation to receive poor reviews, after Warcraft disappointed earlier this year.
As films that are critically scrutinized tend to perform poorly at the box office, we won’t be surprised to see Assassin’s Creed make loss on its near $200 million budget.
Unfortunately, we weren’t too keen on it either, as you can see in our written review and our spoken discussion of the film in our podcast: