Fans back Alicia Vikander after 'Tomb Raider' breast criticism

Fans can find out more about the game by visiting the Shadow of the Tomb Raider website. Except that he's been missing seven years and even though the head of his company is begging Lara to declare him dead, which would give her access to some cash, she's reluctant to do it. Her globe-traveling zillionaire father (Dominic West) disappeared years ago while chasing down a Japanese goddess of death or some such.

The new 2018 film, simply titled Tomb Raider, is an action-adventure film directed by Roar Uthaug and written by Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Alastair Siddons, from a story by Evan Daugherty and Robertson-Dworet.

Videogame movies are notoriously hard to pull off (World of Warcraft, Resident Evil and Assassin's Creed are three recent high-profile plops) but the Tomb Raider films perhaps come closest to being the exception. The teaser trailer claims that players will be able to "experience Lara Croft's defining moment as she becomes the Tomb Raider" in the highly anticipated Shadow of the Tomb Raider.

Lara Croft is back in theaters for the first time in almost 15 years with Tomb Raider, the movie reboot based on the 2o13 relaunch of the popular video game series.

The Tomb Raider panel will be held on April 27 at 4 p.m. ET at the BMCC Tribeca PAC.

Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen. The news broke via the Tomb Raider Twitter account with reassurances from Square Enix that the game would be made available to fans soon after announcement, a completely different tactic from previous Tomb Raider launches. In "Rise of the Tomb Raider" you'll explore huge, awe-inspiring ancient spaces littered with deadly traps, solve dramatic environmental puzzles, and decipher ancient texts to reveal crypts as you take on a world filled with secrets to discover. He's just stuck in the mechanisms of the story.Tomb Raider is a film that desperately needs to escape the bonds of the tropes that bind it, but it never does. For more on Tomb Raider, check back with us later. The original game led to one of the most successful video game film adaptations in history, with the 2013 reboot inspiring a new blockbuster film that embodies the game's signature survival action style. Originally released for consoles, this game arrived on mobile with decent touch controls and is definitely worth checking out on GameStash. Shadow of the Tomb Raider is not part of a timed exclusivity deal this time, either, and will release simultaneously on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

Also wild is how redundant the movie feels since it takes so many plot points from games that already look like movies.

  • Salvatore Jensen