Phil’s Quick Capsule Review:
Tomb Raider isn’t the best video game adaptation ever made but it’s also far from the worst. The films biggest issues is that because it quite faithfully recreates the story from teh 2013 game reboot it often feels a little too faithful, hitting the games key beats just without the fun of you controlling the outcome. That said the cast is fun, Alicia Vikander makes a damn good Lara Croft and the action is good for the most part. It’s just a shame the script wasn’t better. So not a miss. But only just.
Best Bit: China boat foot chase.
Cinema, Stream, Avoid: Stream
If You Liked this Try: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Indiana Jones & The Last Crusade, Mortal Kombat
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Phil Hobden is the former Film Editor & Writer for renowned martial arts focused COMBAT MAGAZINE in the UK. He is also a filmmaker in his own right, having produced two cult Independent action films in LEFT FOR DEAD and TEN DEAD MEN. He was the host for the award nominated Filmsploitation podcast for 4 years, currently co-hosts Ross And Phil Talk Movies and is a writer/editor for his own blog Phil’s Quick Capsule Review…