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Tomb Raider

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Video games don’t have a great history of translating to the big screen. Conceived, historically, as a single-person active experience, it loses something by trying to make it a passive experience for a mass audience. The original two Tomb Raiders eschewed story for action and treated the titular and iconic Lara Croft character as an homage rather than a transfer of the same character to a different medium. This Tomb Raider, while still maintaining the action scenes of the first movie, finds inspiration from the more grounded video game reboot of 2013.

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