The long-awaited reboot of the Tomb Raider games sees Lara Croft returning as a globe-trotting student, who gets washed up on a hostile island after a shipwreck. She’s flawed. She’s feisty. She’s BOUND to get her own movie – but which actress has got the guts to take on such an iconic character? Outta the way Angelina Jolie, here’s the top 10 actresses we actually WANT to take on Tomb Raider…
That’s the BAFTA OWRSA to you.
First time director Niall MacCormick more-or-less delivers with this sweet and predictable slice of countryside sexual politics. And lost childhood. And foundering careers. And growing up. And Alzheimer’s Disease. And some boobs (but only for a second). Basically, each character has a big oppressive thing hanging round his or her neck – if only there was a name for that… Did we mention it’s called ALBATROSS?
From the 15th-26th June, the Edinburgh Film Festival will return for its 65th year. Endeavouring to reinvent itself for the 2011 ceremony in spite of recent budget cuts, a slew of cinematic events and a strong selection of shorts, feature films and documentaries stand this year’s festival in good stead to be the best yet.