Roar Uthaug

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

March 15, 2018

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

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Take a first look at Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft in next year’s Tomb Raider reboot

March 28, 2017

The first photos of Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander (Ex-Machina, The Danish Girl) as the iconic video game action heroine Lara Croft have been exclusively released by Vanity Fair overnight.... Continue Reading

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