“Tomb Raider” – when a legend is reborn

“Tomb Raider” – when a legend is reborn

Served to the game players since 1996 as a video game, “Tomb Raider” did make a break-through to get on giant screen in the 2000s. That old version was a triumph thanks to the acting of Angelina Jolie. 18 years later, once again, “Tomb Raider” has been reborn under the clever hand of Roar Uthaug – director of the acclaimed Norwegian natural disaster thriller The Wave who called Alicia Vikander in role. Despite the fact of…

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“Tomb Raider” – good but not that enough

“Tomb Raider” – good but not that enough

First, let’s take a look at 2013’s “Tomb Raider“, a video game version that attracted a lot of gamers not only with its visual usages but also with its narrative side. Yes, there is always a story hidden inside. And now, for the cinematic version on screen in 2018, we don’t get disappointed for sure. However, it is a “must” to admit that the energy contained beneath cannot cover up perfectly its flaws. The movie…

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Reviews on “Tomb Raider” of 2018

Reviews on “Tomb Raider” of 2018

Brought out on screen by audiences from the summer 2001, the very first cinematic version of “Tomb Raider” made by Lara Croft was truly an attempt to level up the art of cinematic Raiders of the Lost Ark knockoffs. It succeeded in adapting the video game plot into a movie that gives us an impression of something like the Uncanny Valley of early-2000s special effects. Simon West (Con Air) – the filmmaker – found a flash of…

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Alicia Vikander or the mission to be fulfilled of “Tomb Raider”

Alicia Vikander or the mission to be fulfilled of “Tomb Raider”

Since I heard of the participation of my idol, the Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, in the 2018 version of Tomb Raider,, I was not sure about that. In fact, I got the goose bumps and there was an excitement growing into my heart. I couldn’t be patient to see her in the role of Lara Croft as her last effect from “Jason Bourne” two years ago still remained in my mind. However, it seems like this…

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Lara turns “Tomb Raider” into her dull theme

Lara turns “Tomb Raider” into her dull theme

Tomb Raider 2018 movie: According to Dave Allen, men realize that they are no longer young when they find Gloria Swanson in “Sunset Boulevard” as a sweetie. However, another measure can be also taken to measure the age: witnessing Lara replaces Angelina Jolie in the 2018’s “Tomb Raider“. Unlike Jolie, Lara has fiercer personality that is demonstrated a sensitive and serious one under the influence of movie style dating back in the 1990s. In any…

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Short thoughts on “Tomb Raider”

Short thoughts on “Tomb Raider”

The origin of “Tomb Raider” was from a video game created in 2013 featuring the latest 22-year incarnation Alicia Vikander. This feature gives us a huge throwback of movie style in the late-’80s/early ’90s era with the acting shots inspired by “Cliffhanger,” “The Last of the Mohicans,” the first couple of Indiana Jones films, and Jackie Chan’s “Armour of God” series. Right from the start, Tomb Raider movie begins by a story of a mysterious tomb in…

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