Tag Archives: Roadshow Films

Film Review: Tomb Raider (UK, 2018) is the video game to film curse lifted?

Alicia Vikander embodies Tomb Raider, Alicia is Lara Croft! There’s no pushing it aside and it must be said it’s miles above Angelina Jolie’s attempt at the character (it may have been Simon West‘s direction at the time, who knows?).  Here, we have a more grounded, fierce and believable action heroine in Vikander. A woman that doesn’t need to be hand fed the riches or the handout her father may have left her, but not invincible enough on her own just yet either (at least to begin with), Lara can just barely stand her own in a rundown gym’s MMA match. Not that most of us would last much longer either.... Continue Reading

Oddball surpasses $10 million in the Australian box office

The numbers don’t lie: Australians of all ages are enamoured by Oddball. The film, based on a true story about a heroic Maremma Sheepdog, has surpassed $10 million at local box offices – even beating out Roadshow Films‘ other impressively successful 2015 Aussie family film, Paper Planes.... Continue Reading