Lara Croft (Jolie) is a resilient, sexy, armed adventurer who was born into wealth and trained at the most elite schools. Traveling to dangerous and mysterious locales around the globe, Lara is in constant search of rare, lost crypts and long-forgotten empires. Now she must face her greatest challenge yet: to find two halves of an ancient artifact buried in space and time. Once whole, this ancient object gives the bearer the godlike power to control time and even undo the past. But to get there, Lara must first take on a dangerous secret society, the Illuminati. The fate of mankind rests in the hands of Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD picture exhibits rich hues, accurate fleshtones, and deep, pure blacks. Images are sharp with nicely rendered definition, though at times the picture appears somewhat plugged-up and wanting in clarity. There are instances in which edge enhancement is noticed, but most of the movie is free from its distraction. Pixelization can give the picture a
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