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Lara Croft’s Comeback

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Poster

In October, the video game world celebrated the anniversary of the arrival of a certain archaeologist to the industry – 22 years ago, in 1996, Tomb Raider, featuring Lara Croft, was first released. Given the release of Lara’s newest adventure, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, now seems like a perfect time to reflect on the character’s development, and reception, over time.

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Modelling: How young is too young?

Tall, sexy, intimidating, sassy. They’re all words you would quite happily describe a model as. Nothing wrong in that. But how about attributing them to a 13-year old girl- a little more uncomfortable doing that? And therein lies the problem in hiring and using girls barely old enough to buy their own clothes,  let alone old enough to fully understand the harsh realities of the industry in using their bodies to parade, promote and present designer clothes. » >

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