‘Tomb Raider’ Film Review

Grade: B-

Alicia Vikander in Tomb Raider (2018)

When it comes to Lara Croft, Alicia Vikander may not be Angelina Jolie, but then again, she does not need to be; this ‘Tomb Raider’ is different in terms of tone, style, and source. The reason I say this is because while Jolie’s portrayal of Croft was taken from the old-school PlayStation games that harbored many a teen crush on a female video game character – leading to action-adventure B-movie fun, Vikander’s turn is from a grittier source. Back in 2013, a mature reboot of the ‘Tomb Raider’ franchise came about; spawning a new generation of fans. While I have never played the new ‘Tomb Raider’, I figured that Hollywood would one day do its thing and make another movie.

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Jacob’s Top 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2018

This is the moment I have been waiting for! We are getting closer to the new year, which means I get to talk about (and share) the upcoming movies I am excited for in the new year! Some of these may be weird choices to you, but to me, these movies are what make me look forward to going to the movies. Also, feel free to let me know what your Top 10 anticipated movies are!

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