1386. Tomb Raider Chronicles - JOLIE BLAMES PERFORMANCE ON ASSETS
Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie blames the poor box-office performance of the Tomb Raider motion picture's on her assets. They should have left the posters as nature intended. They airbrushed my boobs right out - and that's what got all the attention, not the storyline. the Hollywood stunner told reporters at Cannes Film Festival - where both Angelina Jolie and co-star Will Smith are promoting their animated pic Shark Tale.
Last Updated: May 15, 2004
1387. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TOMB RAIDER MEETS INDIANA JONES NOVEL
Fans of Mike Resnick's Tomb Raider novel The Amulet Of Power may writhe at the news that Headline will publish Dave Gibbons' first novel Atlantis, billed as Lara Croft meets Raiders of the Lost Ark. Novel touts itself as an action-adventure story featuring a group of deep sea divers who discover the legendary city only to come up against a group of modern-day pirates who are determined to stop and take any treasure for themselves.
Last Updated: May 14, 2004
1388. Tomb Raider Chronicles - THQ EYES EIDOS FOR POSSIBLE TAKEOVER
Computer games heroine Lara Croft is being stalked. As the big noises of the industry converged on Los Angeles this week for the E3 trade show, rumours have been rife that Eidos is about to get zapped by a US predator. Up a sprightly 11p on Tuesday, shares of the video games publisher advanced to a year's peak of 184p before succumbing to the general dull trend to finish 2p off at 175p.
Last Updated: May 12, 2004
1389. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TOMB RAIDER MUSIC SCORES BMI GONG
BMI, the U.S. performing rights organization, last night (5/12) honored the composers and songwriters of the music from the past year's top-grossing films, top-rated prime-time network television series and highest-ranking cable television shows at its annual Film & Television Awards dinner. Held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, the black tie gala was hosted by BMI President and CEO Frances W. Preston. Preston and Doreen Ringer Ross, BMI's Vice President of Film/TV Relations, gave out more than 100 awards during the ceremonies.
Last Updated: May 12, 2004
1390. Tomb Raider Chronicles - VIRTUAL NELL BEGINS SEWAGE WORKS TOUR
Yorkshire Water has launched a brand new educational website featuring former Lara Croft model Nell McAndrew aimed at detailing the company's Esholt sewage treatment works and the purification processes involved in recycling water. Nell, who recently completed the 26-mile London marathon, recorded the script to the world's first virtual sewage tour. With the help of virtual Nell, cyber visitors logging onto the site are treated to a tour of the works, with Nell explaining the cleansing process involved in preparing the water for re-consumption.
Last Updated: May 10, 2004