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‘Tomb Raider’ reboot tests Oscar-winner Vikander’s star power

When video game character Lara Croft first debuted in “Tomb Raider” on the big screen nearly two decades ago, she was a daring, action-superwoman embodying a role reserved for men. Now, with the same feminist spirit, the reboot starring Alicia Vikander and opening worldwide this week, spins the usual action-adventure tale, but also dives into Croft’s beginnings, portraying a heroine with an emotional life and personal growth. “We show this journey of Lara when she’s not the action hero ... and it’s a way of us still to…

Leonardo Dicaprio, Brie Larson to present at Academy Awards

Academy Award winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander will present at the 89th Oscars, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced on Tuesday. All return to the Oscars stage after winning last year in their respective acting categories.  The Oscars will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and will telecast on Sunday, February 26. DiCaprio won last year for Actor in a Leading Role for “The Revenant.”  He was previously nominated for his performances in “The Wolf of Wall Street”…