Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander is Lara Croft in “Tomb Raider,” the new installment of the action series. (Courtesy Graham Bortholomew/ Warner Bros.)

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

The “Indiana Jones” series has inspired dozens of other movies, but few…

 

Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender star in “The Light Between Oceans,” a drama directed by Derek Cianfrance. (Courtesy Dreamwork

‘Light Between Oceans’ ineffectively between noir, melodrama

Derek Cianfrance’s “The Light Between Oceans” is something like a film noir…

 

Matt Damon is back as the title character in “Jason Bourne,” the uninspired fifth movie in the action series. (Courtesy Universal)

‘Jason Bourne’ loses

Departing from the novels originated by Robert Ludlum, the fifth Jason Bourne…

 

“The Revenant,” and star Leonardo DiCaprio, are favored to win this year’s best film and actor Oscars. (Courtesy 20th Century Fox)

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

Ahead of Sunday’s 88th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writer Lindsey Bahr…

“The Revenant,” and star Leonardo DiCaprio, are favored to win this year’s best film and actor Oscars. (Courtesy 20th Century Fox)
Alicia Vikander is excellent as Vera Brittain in the World War I -set “Testament of Youth.” LAURIE SPARHAM, COURTESY SONY PICTURES CLASSICS

‘Testament of Youth’ a sweeping saga

Coinciding with the centennial commemorations of World War I, “Testament of Youth”…

Alicia Vikander is excellent as Vera Brittain in the World War I -set “Testament of Youth.” LAURIE SPARHAM, COURTESY SONY PICTURES CLASSICS
COURTESY UNIVERSAL PICTURES INTERNATIONALAlicia Vikander and director Alex Garland work on the set of “Ex Machina.”

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

Alex Garland's brilliant, richly textured new "Ex Machina" is among the rare…

COURTESY UNIVERSAL PICTURES INTERNATIONALAlicia Vikander and director Alex Garland work on the set of “Ex Machina.”