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Volvo XC40 Will be Lara Croft’s Ride in Tomb Raider

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Volvo XC40 Will be Lara Croft’s Ride in Tomb Raider It's not clear how much tomb raiding it will actually do. more

Tomb Raider review – Alicia Vikander's Lara Croft is a badass bore

The rebooted action heroine channels the spirit of Indiana Jones – and creepy daddy issues – in a dull, derivative romp

Lara Croft Deserves So Much Better Than The 'Tomb Raider' Reboot - HuffPost Verdict

Following the mammoth success of ‘Wonder Woman’ and TV shows like ‘Supergirl’ and ‘Jessica Jones’, it’s understandable that film execs would want to ride the wave and finally put more women at the forefront of their action movies. And…

Why Lara Croft is no feminist role model

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Alicia Vikander plays the heroine in a new film version of the popular 1990s video game. Nicholas Barber asks why she's such a dim-witted and uninspiring character. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Reddit · Share on WhatsApp…

How Alicia Vikander stepped up to take over Lara Croft from fellow Oscar-winner Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie won an Oscar in early 2000, but it was playing Lara Croft — the kick-ass heroine of pioneering action-adventure video game Tomb Raider — that made her an international star 18 months later. In an instant, the then 26-year…

‘Tomb Raider’ review: Lara Croft return feels like leftovers

The action franchise "origin story" starring Alicia Vikander goes nowhere.

Alicia Vikander's pals call her Mrs Google

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Alicia Vikanders friends call her Mrs Google.

Tomb Raider review: Alicia Vikander makes Lara Croft her own

The latest reboot of Tomb Raider begins in novel and engaging fashion as a story of 'Lara Croft: hipster Hoxton cycle courier'. As first encountered here, Lara (Alicia Vikander) is delivering food for the “Snack Cycle” company and living…

Alicia Vikander: Society's outlook on women has progressed

Female First

Alicia Vikander thinks societys outlook on women has really progressed.

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Come back, Angelina Jolie, we miss you. Less than 20 minutes into this soulless, brainless reboot one begins to crave the sight of the 42-year-old swinging her silken ponytail and leaping into a slow-mo dive, with both Heckler & Koch…

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Lara Croft Deserves So Much Better Than The 'Tomb Raider' Reboot - HuffPost Verdict

Following the mammoth success of ‘Wonder Woman’ and TV shows like ‘Supergirl’ and ‘Jessica Jones’, it’s understandable that film execs would want to ride the wave and finally put more women at the forefront of their action movies. And…

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Tomb Raider review – Alicia Vikander's Lara Croft is a badass bore

The rebooted action heroine channels the spirit of Indiana Jones – and creepy daddy issues – in a dull, derivative romp

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Angelina Jolie won an Oscar in early 2000, but it was playing Lara Croft — the kick-ass heroine of pioneering action-adventure video game Tomb Raider — that made her an international star 18 months later. In an instant, the then 26-year…

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From kickass heroine to soppy student snowflake: the many lives of Lara Croft

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LOS ANGELES — Sweden’s petite Oscar-winning Alicia Vikander was surprised when paged to step into Angelina Jolie’s sturdy boots as Lara Croft in a new “Tomb Raider.”