- The coexistence within an individual of positive and negative
feelings toward the same person, object, or action.
enjoyed the 2018 version of the Tomb Raider so much I bought it
on blu-ray, yet it completely sucks. I love-hate this movie with
all my heart!
||Why I love Tomb Raider
movie follows a similar story to the video games
featuring the same organised crime syndicate
known as Trinity and the same dangerous threat
from an entombed Japanese queen named Himiko.
is skilled at kickboxing with her only weakness
being the ability to break out of a stranglehold,
this becomes relevant to the storyline when
fighting against armed mercenaries.
isn't an overpowered action hero, she cries after
her first kill, she screams like a girl when
falling, and she gets knocked to the ground by a
single punch. In other words she's a realistic
Vikander who plays Lara has amazing stomach
trapped upon the island Lara is hot, sweaty,
dirty and looks like she smells. Even her hair is
entangled with sweat.
crashed plane scene with Lara balancing upon its
wing is amazing. This was taken from the game but
was improved upon with great effect.
one scene when Lara performs an incredible jump
she grunts in the same way as Lara does in the
story was clearly inspired by the video games and
is far better than the previous Angelina Jolie
versions of Tomb Raider which took practically
nothing from the games.
an amazing and very unexpected twist within the
story. In fact there are two.
a tomb in it, with lots of traps.
||Why I hate Tomb Raider
the music? The Tomb Raider games are known for an
amazing soundtrack, from the very first game to
the latest, yet this movie is filled with no more
than snippets of generic pop music.
opening of the movie begins with Lara's father as
a voice over explaining the island, the tomb
containing Himiko, and Trinity wanting to get
their hands upon it. Then later it's explained
again, then later again. Lara explains it too in
case we forget.
story about Himiko and the island is taken from
the 2013 version of the Tomb Raider video game,
while Trinity was taken from the game Rise Of The
Tomb Raider. It feels disjoined like two plots
joined together leaving the Himiko aspect rather
Lara is very realistic she had no problem
whatsoever climbing a cliff face with a single
line of rope. She wasn't even exhausted at the
movie takes a very long time to get going. The
bike courier scene did nothing for the story. The
main plot is no more than an hour long or so
after forwarding the nonsense at the start.
potential boyfriend scene fizzled out very
quickly, unless it's a set up for a sequel in
which case that's fine.
pawned her necklace, noooooooooooooo!!! Lara
would never do that. Luckily she got it back but
not until the end.
guns in the pawn shop felt out of place and would
be very, very illegal in the UK.
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"Tomb Raider" movie by Warner Bros. Available on DVD,
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