1551. Tomb Raider Chronicles - ANGELINA SAYS U.N WORK IS REWARDING
Angelina Jolie says being a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations has changed her life. I used to lay there at night and wonder what it was that I needed to do, she tells Cosmopolitan magazine in its August issue. That's how I stumbled on going to Washington and learning about the U.N. and traveling around the world. It completely changed me.
Last Updated: Jul 17, 2003
1552. Tomb Raider Chronicles - DE BONT AIMS HIGH FOR TOMB RAIDER II
Jan de Bont, director of the upcoming action sequel Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, told SCI FI Wire that he wanted to make a netter movie than the hit first film. I don't want to say anything negative, but I felt that changes had to be made for sure, because there were a couple things I really didn't care for, de Bont said in an interview. I think [Lara Croft's] character was way too one-dimensional. I think it needed to be really expanded on. And the story had to be much more coherent. It was not a brilliant story.
Last Updated: Jul 16, 2003
1553. Tomb Raider Chronicles - LARA CROFT BETTER SECOND TIME AROUND
Lara Croft Tomb Raider went down in history as the highest-grossing film ever with a female lead. That nugget of cinematic trivia raises expectations for the latest Tomb Raider adventure, The Cradle of Life. There's a lot of pressure on me, says Lara Croft herself, Angelina Jolie. I plan on not answering the phone for three weeks if it's all over. As we were doing (Tomb Raider 2) and when I saw it, I thought it is a lot better than the first one. So I'm pretty confident that if people give it a shot, it certainly holds up. It's much, much better than the first, but you never know (how the public will respond). I don't take it so seriously. It's a summer movie. It's business. If it goes well, that's great. If it doesn't, it's not the end of the world.
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2003
1554. Tomb Raider Chronicles - SUDDEN EXIT FOR EIDOS / CORE DIRECTOR
Jeremy Heath-Smith, development director for Eidos, on Tuesday looked to have paid for the delays to the latest Tomb Raider game after the company announced that he would be leaving with immediate affect. The sudden exit of Mr Heath-Smith comes less than a month after the computer games company issued a profit warning, blaming the delay of getting heroine Lara Croft to gamers' screens.
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2003
1555. Tomb Raider Chronicles - EIDOS PLC INKS DEAL WITH SAPPHIRE TECH
Sapphire Technology Limited - a supplier of ATI-based graphics products - have signed a deal with Eidos that will have the Sapphire Atlantis and Atlantis Pro graphics cards shipped with the newest addition to Eidos' Tomb Raider series. The Granny of Gaming, Lara Croft, will have her new game bundled with Sapphire's ATI Radeon 9600 and 9800 series Atlantis and Atlantis Pro models in an attempt to deliver the ultimate gaming experience, or some other similar malarkey.
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2003