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Geekery: First the Teasers, Now the Trailers

Sep 21 2017
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Both Castle and Croft have experienced loss, both seek answers. Both are in a lot of action sequences.

Beyond that they don’t have a lot in common, but I only get 6 articles a week so y’all get a twofer today.

https://youtu.be/lIY6zFL95hE

This series is going to ramp up the level of violence we’ve seen in past Marvel series. The kills have a decidedly John Wick feeling to them. Part of that may have to do with¬†Evan Dane Taylor¬†creating the fight choreography – he worked on John Wick 2 and the first season of Daredevil.

I was on board for this when it was announced last year. Still no solid release date.

The video games got a reboot in 2013 that brought Lara Croft into the modern age, and changed her origins. Alicia Vikander does a decent job here at portraying a young Croft – ready for adventure, nearly fearless, curious, and intelligent. Doesn’t hurt that she looks like the most recent incarnation of the character, too.

I’m not huge on video game adaptations, but I’d be willing to see how the reviews play out on this. It could be a passable action/adventure movie.

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