VIDEO GAME MOVIE MONTH LEVEL 2: Lara Croft Tomb Raider (2001)

lara croft tomb raider

Video Game Movie Month continues apace, as Wagnificent Mile blogger (and advocate for Illinois gubernatorial candidate Ameya Pawar) Lauren Faits joins us to talk about 2001’s Lara Croft Tomb Raider! Angelina Jolie straps on a tank top, tight shorts and two giant video game-y pistols to track down the Triangle of Light to stop the Illuminati or whatever, with sexy pre-Bond Daniel Craig in tow. Enjoy with our custom cocktail and drinking rules!

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DRINKING RULES FOR LARA CROFT TOMB RAIDER:

  1. Anytime a character (or robot) flips
  2. Whenever you hear a new hard-rock or electronica song (“BUY THE SOUNDTRACK NERDS!”)
  3. Drink any time someone brings up Lara’s father

FINISH YOUR DRINK WHEN:

Powell says, “The log must pierce the urn.”

Join us next week as we finish out Video Game Movie Month with the 1994 GI-Joe disaster Street Fighter: The Movie!

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About Clint Worthington

Clint Worthington is a Chicago-based film critic and podcaster. A member of the Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle, you can find his other film work at Consequence of Sound, Crooked Marquee and UPROXX. He is also the co-host of Nathan Rabin's Happy Cast.

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