The Assassin’s Creed Movie Sure Does Exist

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I was excited for the Assassin’s Creed movie and had made plans to see it the day after it came out. Unfortunately, due to our scheduling around the holiday, I’ve only been able to get to this review now, weeks after its release. I think I can safely say that the Assassin’s Creed movie wasn’t bad, but it also wasn’t very good either. I really wanted this movie to do well, and it had a lot going for it, but it just fell flat in too many places. Thankfully, it didn’t pander to preexisting fans and turn every scene into a pointless Easter egg hunt. Unfortunately, part of me suspects that’s because the people who made the movie don’t know all that much about the games in the first place, and not because of any considered storytelling decisions. On the whole, though, the movie suffered from poor characterization and worldbuilding.

Spoilers for the movie below the jump.

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Transformers: Age of Extinction; Just as Bad as We Thought It Would Be

Transformers_Age_of_Extinction_Optimus_PrimeI think it should come as no surprise that, like all the previous movies in this franchise, Age of Extinction was just as horrible and pointless as I originally thought it would be. I liked it better than the previous movies—though that was probably because Shia LaBeouf wasn’t in this one—but by no means does that make Age of Extinction good. Watching Age of Extinction was quite possibly the biggest waste of my time since watching After Earth, and there is literally no reason to go see this movie unless you really want to see dinobots fight.

Spoilers after the jump.

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