Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog with a look at the new Tomb Raider Movie!
Video game movies have been really hard to do well. Even the most successful have their share of faults. “Mortal Kombat” and Angelina Jolie’s Tomb Raider movies are often considered high points of the sub-genre but the bar has admittedly been set fairly low. Still, with the video games themselves becoming more and more cinematic in nature, you have to figure somebody in Hollywood’s gonna get it right eventually. With that in mind, this new Tomb Raider reboot is not perfect but it has a lean pace, a more than serviceable origin story, and strong performances from star Alicia Vikander and Walton Goggins.