MOVIE REVIEW: LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER (Simon West, 2001)

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It was fun to see a live action woman with a 36DD not toppling over while walking or doing an aerial ballet. Still, Angelina Jolie should never have messed with the Illuminati.

Also, a pre-James Bond Daniel Craig already practicing for his iconic role with gratuitous nude (shower!) scenes.

+1 for U2’s Elevation during the end credits.

Rating: ★★☆☆☆

(Originally published May 8, 2017.)

MOVIE REVIEW: THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (David Fincher, 2011)

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Honestly speaking, I found Zodiac completely boring. Even with a 2.5 hour running time, this movie was not even remotely close to that one.

I’m sure purists would have a lot to complain about, but the only one I have was that David Fincher was robbed of an Oscar Best Director nomination.

Rooney Mara was the perfect choice as the desensitized Lisbeth Salander.

Brutal, brooding, exciting, and completely fascinating.

Rating: ★★★★★