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Tomb Raider

Though he has been missing for seven years, Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) refuses to admit that her father, Lord Richard Croft (Dominic West), is dead. This also means that she cannot collect her inheritance, leaving her as a bike courier to make ends meet. 555 more words


Tomb Raider (2018)

Director: Roar Uthaug

Writer: Alastair Siddon, Geneva Robertson-Dworet (Screenplay) Evan Daugherty, Geneva Robertson-Dworet (Story)

Starring: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Kristin Scott Thomas, Derek Jacobi… 843 more words


Review: Tomb Raider


Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen. Now a young woman of 21 without any real focus or purpose, Lara navigates the chaotic streets of trendy East London as a bike courier, barely making the rent. 628 more words


The Golden Compass (2007)

The Golden Compass
Dir. Chris Weitz
Premiered November 27, 2007

As mentioned in my review of Stardust, The Lord of the Rings created a very top-heavy media environment based on adaptations and remakes of recognizable properties– an environment that is today showing its cracks as Hollywood struggles to find more such properties, and equally struggles to balance the needs of the adaptation process with the expectations of an increasingly demanding fan base. 1,404 more words


Tomb Raider

(spoiler free)

A video game adaptation and a reboot, surely the odds were staked against ‘Tomb Raider’? The film is based on the video game from 2013 and it reboots the series after Angelina Jolie’s two films from over a decade ago. 554 more words


False Dawn by Edith Wharton

Around this time last year, I allowed myself to experience Edith Wharton’s novel The Age of Innocence.  I’ve visited a handful of short stories since, and I’ve not had reason to doubt Wharton’s ability to transport a reader through time and space with such ease and grace.  727 more words


Tomb Raider: Film Review

I groaned when the Tomb Raider reboot was announced because I didn’t think it was necessary as I’m a big fan of the Angelina Jolie… 511 more words