LIP SERVICE FOR
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[ June 23rd 2001 ]
to Paramount Pictures Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
motion picture has been largely mixed, but one
aspect of Core Designs human interfacing Lara
Croft star Angelina Jolie that has captured the
public imagination is her pursing lips. Here's
what some media carriers have said to date:
Post, June 15
vacant, "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider," stars Angelina
Jolie's lips and breasts and, in a much smaller
role, the actual Angelina Jolie herself.
Journal-Bulletin, June 15
Simon West ("Con Air") kept his eyes so trained
on the action that he left his characters stranded
and flat. Well, not totally flat. Jolie has had
so much collagen pumped into her lips that they
threaten to become duck-like.
Times-Dispatch, June 16
. . has lips that look as if she ran into a wall
and sports a better English accent than Madonna.
in The Sunday Times (London), June 10
bee-stung lips move into action, replacing the
pout with an easy smile. Talking to Jolie is like
walking a thin line with someone who'll giggle
like a schoolgirl or, alternatively, reach across,
slit you open and gnaw on your black journalist's
Herald, June 10
Raider" . . . she brings to the role of Croft
a posh accent, a heck of a torso and lips that
look more tarantula than bee-stung.
Union-Tribune, June 15
doesn't need to bare breasts, as Halle Berry does.
She has her lips, those plummy pods of puffed
News, June 15
isn't just a triumph of huge eyes, huge cheekbones
and huge, pillowy lips; it's a magnificent arrangement
of planes that the camera gets lost in.
in Time (international edition), Dec. 18
cigarettes in the shade, she is barefoot, dressed
in a traditional monk's orange shawl, and her
compact, succulent lips pull you in like a plate
Plain Dealer, June 15
Raider" is selling a product. Or products, actually:
Angelina Jolie's lips. Her thighs, strapped dominatrix-style
with twin handguns. Her hips. And of course her
co-stars, Breast Left and Breast Right.
Daily News, Jan. 13, on "The Bone Collector"
this movie review to ask, what is up with Angelina
Jolie's lips? Sexy, yes. But gargantuan, and as
uneven as lunar terrain.
the "Tonight" show, Oct. 13
to People magazine, cosmetic surgeons say the
most requested body parts the one people most
want are Nicole Kidman's nose, Sophia Loren's
cheekbones, Courtney Cox's chin, Carmen Electra's
eyes and Angelina Jolie's lips. . . . Which, if
you add together, is the formula for Cher.