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Michael Fassbender

Video games: 'Assassin's Creed' film won't save game-to-movie adaptations, and that's fine

Recently, the Hollywood war machines insistent on taking great games and beating them into submission with cliches and cheesy dialogue introduced their latest combatant: Michael Fassbender, AKA Callum Lynch in the "Assassin's Creed" film adaptation. Fassbender, darkly lit and clad in the iconic assassin robes, looks amazing. He actually looks a bit like Desmond Miles, the time traveling hero of the "Assassin's Creed" games. As nerds, we trust Fassbender. He is a strong, capable Magneto in the "X-Men" films. He will be Steve Jobs. Heck, I can't wait to see him be Macbeth. He can't possibly do us wrong. The costume fits his strengths....