• 'Tomb Raider': Alicia Vikander turns action hero in first trailer for franchise reboot
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    Marcus Errico

    'Tomb Raider': Alicia Vikander turns action hero in first trailer for franchise reboot

    Meet Lara Croft 2.0 as she blasts bad guys and dodges booby traps in our initial glimpse of her new action film.

  • Plot details revealed for Tomb Raider reboot
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    Ben Bussey

    Plot details revealed for Tomb Raider reboot

    More than 13 years since her last big screen appearance, video game heroine Lara Croft is getting the reboot treatment – and now we have our first hints of what her next story will be about. 2001’s ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’ and its 2003 sequel ‘Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life’ saw Angelina Jolie memorably portray the role (alas, she was the only really memorable thing about either film), but the upcoming ‘Tomb Raider’ will see recent Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander (Best Supporting Actress for ‘The Danish Girl’) don the iconic vest and shorts.

  • As 'Tomb Raider' Turns 20, Let's Look at Lara Croft Through the Years
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    Marcus Errico

    As 'Tomb Raider' Turns 20, Let's Look at Lara Croft Through the Years

    The most iconic female video-game character ever is having a birthday. Tomb Raider‘s Lara Croft, the puzzle-solving, weapons-wielding archeologist with an uncanny knack for falling into supernatural adventures, turns 20 this year. To mark the auspicious anniversary, game publisher Square Enix is releasing a tricked-out updated version of the last Tomb Raider installment, Rise of the Tomb Raider, on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Academy Award winner Alicia Vikander, who grew up a fan of the game, will be suiting up for a film reboot arriving in 2018.

  • Oscar Nominees’ Embarrassing Early Roles
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    Ben Arnold

    Oscar Nominees’ Embarrassing Early Roles

    Behind every Oscar nominee, there’s that early performance that might make them cringe. It seems only fair to get them out in the open.

  • Oscar Nominee Spotlight: Alicia Vikander on the Rise
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    Meriah Doty

    Oscar Nominee Spotlight: Alicia Vikander on the Rise

    Freshly minted Oscar nominee Alicia Vikander is competing in the Best Supporting Actress category for her role in The Danish Girl as the wife of a transgender pioneer (fellow nominee Eddie Redmayne) — solidifying her status as one of Hollywood’s ‘It’ actors. She also received strong notices for the critical hit Ex Machina (which got an Oscar nod for Original Screenplay), in which she plays a robot. All told, Vikander, 27, appeared in five films in 2015. Click through to review her breakthrough year and all the stops on her way to the upcoming Academy Awards.

  • What If Oscar-Nominated Film Posters Told The Truth?
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    Mike P Williams

    What If Oscar-Nominated Film Posters Told The Truth?

    It’s that time of the year where films all over are hopeful of nabbing awards from various ceremonies, but none as big as the Oscars that’ll take place on 28 February.

  • 2016 Golden Globes Beauty: The Most Stunning and Surprising Hairstyles
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    Yahoo Beauty Staff

    2016 Golden Globes Beauty: The Most Stunning and Surprising Hairstyles

    Award season has officially begun.

  • First Poster Of Eddie Redmayne As Transgender Pioneer In The Danish Girl
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    Ben Arnold

    First Poster Of Eddie Redmayne As Transgender Pioneer In The Danish Girl

    The first poster of Eddie Redmayne as transgender pioneer Lili Elbe has been unveiled. The Oscar-winning ‘Theory of Everything’ star is the lead in 'The Danish Girl’, about the transformation of Danish artist Einar Wegener into Elbe in 1920s. Redmayne stars opposite Alicia Vikander, who plays Elbe’s wife Gerda Gottlieb, also a painter. Over time, Elbe continued to dress as a woman, and eventually they moved to Paris from Copenhagen, where he could live openly as a woman and Gottlieb could be openly lesbian.

  • Kit Harington Trades 'Thrones' for WWI Drama 'Testament of Youth' (Exclusive Trailer)
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    Meriah Doty

    Kit Harington Trades 'Thrones' for WWI Drama 'Testament of Youth' (Exclusive Trailer)

    This exclusive trailer for the World War I drama 'Testament of Youth' doesn't just offer proof that 'Game of Thrones' actor Kit Harington's curly hair can be tamed.