Slip the phrase "videogame adaptation" (as in game to screen adaptation) and the word “best” into a casual conversation with gamers and you'll probably get one or several of the following reactions: a blank stare, a furrowed brow, an extended pause, a shoulder shrug, or an evasive answer. Every year movie studios release videogame adaptations hoping to translate the billions the videogame industry brings in hand over joystick into sizable box office returns (let’s skip critical approval for now). In most cases, the producers of videogame adaptations are disappointed. Which brings us to the adaptation of EIDOS’ videogame long-running franchise (four games with a fifth on the way), "Hitman," an ultra-violent, overblown, clichéd actioner.
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