A.R.M. (kinkyturtle) wrote,

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At the mall on Tuesday, I saw a poster for an upcoming movie. This movie will be a sequel to "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider", and it will be richly decorated with a sumptuous three-layer title:

"Lara Croft"
"Tomb Raider"
"The [something] of Life".

Whatever the [something] was was obscured by a large photo of Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft. Way to go, marketing geniuses, I thought to myself (even though I am not in fact a crowd of marketing geniuses). I guess they were hoping people would think of the title as "Tomb Raider: The Thighs of Life".

Well, today in the paper, I saw an ad for a sneak preview of the movie (or "advance screening" as they say in this age of colorless official terms for things), and a caption at the bottom of the screen supplied the complete title:

"Lara Croft"
"Tomb Raider"
"The Cradle of Life".

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