‘Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life’ (2003) review: Cradle of mediocrity

‘Cradle of Life’ lacks charm of its predecessor

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‘Dracula Untold’ (2014) review: The fear of monsters

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ (2014) review: Back again, for the last time

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‘Annabelle’ (2014) review: We get it: Dolls are creepy

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‘Sunset Overdrive’ (2014) review: An explosion of neon chaos

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