Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Film #25: Tomb Raider

A reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise taking us back to a younger Lara discovering that adventure is her gig. I liked how this started with lots of shots of Brick Lane graffiti, but the character as a posh cycle courier doesn't work.

Once the adventuring starts it gets better, the performances are fine but she Alicia has a really skinny neck. I was trying to figure out large an item of fruit she could carry in it. There are tombs but no possessed statues that Angelina has to cope with. She also has a quiver with a never ending supply of arrows. 

Not bad.

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