Alicia in action as Laura Croft in Tomb Raider

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Excited as we are to see the latest in the Tomb Raider movies hit the big screen, Alicia Vikander who plays Laura Croft told the BBC The One Show that the movie does not feature enough women.

Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer.

In this edition, Alicia Vikander, flashing her washboard abs takes over the mantle of Lara Croft from Angelina Jolie. And unlike Angelina’s Lara, this one is more vulnerable, kind and compassionate, minus guns and superhuman abilities. She establishes herself as a proficient cyclist, kick-boxer, archer and at the apt moment even displays cold-blooded killer instincts.

Seven years after the disappearance of her father Lord Richard Croft (Dominic West), Lara leads a reckless and carefree life, working as a courier girl. She is cash-strapped, yet she refuses to accept her vast inheritance as this would mean accepting the fact that her missing father is dead… Read more from The Day After magazine