Generic ‘Tomb Raider’ Deserves the ‘One and Done’ Treatment

All those push ups went for naught.

Alicia Vikander looks as fierce as any actress might rebooting arse-kicking Lara Croft in “Tomb Raider.” She’s also got an Oscar on her shelf, so the acting box is checked.

That’s apparently what the creators of the film did, too. Check all the perfunctory boxes on a big screen reboot.

Enough time has elapsed for us to “miss” the franchise Cast a great actor as the villain Hope Geek Nation wraps its arms around the reboot regardless of quality What’s missing? Excitement, a sense of inner logic and a valid reason to bring a franchise that never crushed the box office back to life.

Vikander is Lara Croft, a tough as nails type pining for her lost father. She kickboxes in between delivery gigs, eschewing...

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Mar 15th 2018
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