Tag: Alicia Vikander

‘Tomb Raider’ wastes another opportunity for a great female action hero

The “Indiana Jones” series has inspired dozens of other movies, but few so intriguing as the “Tomb Raider” video game/film…

8 months ago

‘Light Between Oceans’ ineffectively between noir, melodrama

Derek Cianfrance’s “The Light Between Oceans” is something like a film noir and something like a soap opera. Yet it’s…

2 years ago

‘Jason Bourne’ loses

Departing from the novels originated by Robert Ludlum, the fifth Jason Bourne movie “Jason Bourne” begins with the nugget of…

2 years ago

Scoop: ‘Revenant,’ Leo, Brie, Sly, Alicia are Oscar faves

Ahead of Sunday’s 88th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writer Lindsey Bahr predicts in the major categories: BEST PICTURE Nominees:…

3 years ago

‘Testament of Youth’ a sweeping saga

Coinciding with the centennial commemorations of World War I, “Testament of Youth” dramatizes English author Vera Brittain’s popular memoir for…

3 years ago

Director Alex Garland credits ‘Ex Machina’ to great team effort

Alex Garland's brilliant, richly textured new "Ex Machina" is among the rare science fiction movies that are intelligent yet emotional,…

4 years ago