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Though the sequel is an improvement over the first movie, it's still lacking in thrills.
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It's not half bad, with cool locations and a great stunt leap from the top of a Hong Kong high-rise. Unlike the wink-winking Charlie's Angels, Croft 2 mostly, and wisely, keeps a straight face.
The less welcome news is that most of the same shortcomings that cramped the first installment are still dogging the sequel, which delivers on action but dawdles through downtime.
This Indiana Jones knockoff goes down smoothly enough, and Jolie isn't bad at all.
The tepidly anticipated return of the videogame vixen belly-flopped on its US release, and it did so with a splat that could drown out several summer blockbusters' worth of car-crunch and detonations.
Tomb Raider II may be a pleasure as banal as the archetypal evil scientist. Yet it's a pleasure nonetheless.
Scenery can't save this blindingly dull sequel.
Lara Croft is pure popcorn, lighter than air and a little bit greasy. And the rare summer sequel that's even more fun than the first.
A poor action film that lacks suspense, adrenaline or verisimilitude. [Full review in Spanish]
A movie like this can kill a franchise before it gets off the ground
Better than the first, but not by much.
It's all a confection, but the plot is tight, Jolie is hot, and I'll probably see the next one, too.
It's clunky, lifeless, murky, and worst of all incredibly boring.
Fun and mindless action adventure.
Not as good as Lara Croft: Tomb Raider due to a lack of thrills and action sequences. At least the first one was capable of this and sticking even marginally to the video game's concept of Lara raiding tombs a bit more often. So I feel gamers will feel dissapointed. But I as a film-goer enjoyed it because of witty, light hearted comedy and once again Angelina Jolie and her co-star's terrific performances.
Semi average sequel to Lara Croft Tomb Raider, Tomb Raider The Cradle Of Life is a slight step down the first, but manages to be entertaining despite the the lack of a really exciting story. I personally felt that the first was better, and this sequel feels like it was rushed to appeal to fans of the first one. Angelina Jolie returns as Lara Croft, and like I've said, the film is semi average and constantly feels like theres something out of place. A decent enough sequel, but hardly anything I would call excellent. Ciaran Hinds plays Jonathan Reiss a weapons dealer who seeks the cradle of life. Lara Croft is hired by the British government to recover the Cradle Of Life before Reiss does. Directed by Jan De Bont who is fairly hit and miss in his films, directs this film, and it shows. The results is the feeling that the film lacks something to truly make it exciting, and thrilling, something the first one did, but this one seems to be forced. The action scenes are entertaining, but get old after a while. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider The Cradle Of Life is an imperfect, entertaining sequel. And despite everything, it does to be entertaining, but really is truly exciting. If you want the better Tomb Raider film, give the first a view. With this entry, the series either needs a third sequel, or a refreshing, and most likely a much needed reboot. Decent, but forgettable.
The ending is better than the begining...but it's still not okay. Not a believeble dialouge...not so good effects. And a average plot. And that lead guy has such a zero talent face.
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