Laramie Movie Scope

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[Strip of film rule] Laramie Movie Scope is an ongoing series of movie reviews, news, links and commentary, scoping out the film industry, penned by local film critics Robert Roten and Patrick Ivers. Roten is a member of the Online Film Critics Society and his reviews are also linked at rottentomatoes.com and both his and Ivers reviews are linked through the Movie Review Query Engine. LARIAT is delighted to post them as a free public service to filmgoers everywhere. [Strip of film rule]

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Now Showing

Fifty Shades Darker[1.5 stars]*
Playing at the Regal Fox Theater 6, 505 S. 20th -- Click here for links to web sites with local show times, runtime and an MPAA rating for this film.

Fist Fight[2 stars]*
Playing at the Regal Fox Theater 6, 505 S. 20th -- Click here for links to web sites with local show times, runtime and an MPAA rating for this film.

Get Out[3 stars]*
Playing at the Regal Fox Theater 6, 505 S. 20th -- Click here for links to web sites with local show times, runtime and an MPAA rating for this film.

The Great Wall[2 stars]*
Playing at the Regal Fox Theater 6, 505 S. 20th -- Click here for links to web sites with local show times, runtime and an MPAA rating for this film.

John Wick Chapter 2[2 stars]
Playing at the Regal Fox Theater 6, 505 S. 20th -- Click here for links to web sites with local show times, runtime and an MPAA rating for this film.

The Lego Batman Movie[4 stars]
Playing at the Regal Fox Theater 6, 505 S. 20th -- Click here for links to web sites with local show times, runtime and an MPAA rating for this film.

Laramie Movie Roundup weekly five minute-plus podcast (MP3 file) featuring Robert Roten.
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The free Sundries of the World foreign language film series

The Dinner (I nostri ragazzi - 2014 - Italy)[3 stars]

The Dinner plays Sunday, February 26 only at 7 p.m. at the Albany County Public Library, 8th and Grand. Free admission and snacks. In this finely observed drama, a civilized dinner between brothers and their wives simmers with uncomfortable tension as they face the truth of their children's awful crime against a homeless man. Winner of seven international film awards. Unrated, running time 92 minutes. Language: Italian. For more about the free winter-spring Sundries of the World Film Series at the Albany County Public Library, click this link for ratings, reviews, synopses and a schedule of upcoming films.

* Denotes a movie rating derived from calculations based on multiple reviews at the Movie Review Query Engine or at Metacritic.com.

Click on the following links to web pages with synopses, MPAA ratings, running times, critic ratings and movie review links for each of the following movies at the Movie Review Query Engine web site:

Fifty Shades Darker

Fist Fight

Get Out

The Great Wall

Click here for reviews of current and upcoming films at the Movie Review Query Engine
Click here for more reviews and ratings of current and upcoming films at Metacritic.com
Click here for more reviews and ratings of upcoming films at Rottentomatoes.com

Click here for links to web sites with show times, running times, and MPAA ratings for movies showing in most U.S. metropolitan areas. There are also links to movie information for theaters in Laramie and specific cities in Wyoming and Colorado.

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Coming Attractions:
Reviews or previews of movies
which haven't been shown in Laramie yet

13th[4 stars]
The Academy of Muses (La academia de las musas)[2 stars]
Among the Believers[3 stars]
Anthropoid[3 stars]
Barbershop: The Next Cut[3 stars]
Before the Flood[3 stars]
Birth of a Nation (2016)[3 stars]
The Business of Amateurs[3.5 stars]
Café Society[2.5 stars]
Cameraperson[3 stars]
Captain Fantastic[3 stars]
Christine[3 stars]
Danny Says[3 stars]
Denial[3 stars]
Don't Blink: Robert Frank[2.5 stars]
The Eyes of My Mother[1 star]
Fire at Sea[2 stars]
Fireworks Wednesday[3 stars]
The First Monday in May[3 stars]
The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi)[3.5 stars]
Harry & Snowman[3 stars]
Hello, My Name is Doris[2.5 stars]
High-Rise[3 stars]
Hooligan Sparrow[3 stars]
Hunt for the Wilderpeople[4 stars]
I Am Not Your Negro[4 stars]
In Order of Disappearance[3 stars]
Jackie[3 stars]
Kaili Blues[3 stars]
Kate Plays Christine[3 stars]
Kicks[3 stars]
Life, Animated[3 stars]
Little Men[2 stars]
The Little Prince[3 stars]
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World[3 stars]
Lost and Beautiful (Bella e perduta)[3 stars]
The Lovers and the Despot[3 stars]
Miss Sloane[3 stars]
A Monster Calls[3.5 stars]
The Music of Strangers[3 stars]
My Golden Days[3 stars]
Neruda[3 stars]
Nocturnal Animals[4 stars]
Off the Rails[3 stars]
O.J.: Made in America[3 stars]
The Ones Below[2.5 stars]
Paterson[3 stars]
Peter and the Farm[3 stars]
Portrait of a Garden[2.5 stars]
Presenting Princess Shaw[3 stars]
Right Now, Wrong Then[2.5 stars]
The Salesman[3 stars]
The Seventh Fire[3 stars]
Starving the Beast[3 stars]
Sunset Song[3 stars]
The Thoughts That Once We Had[3 stars]
Tickled[3 stars]
Touched With Fire[2.5 stars]
Tower[3 stars]
Viva[3 stars]
A War (Krigen)[3.5 stars]
The Wave[3 stars]
What Happened, Miss Simone?[3 stars]
Zero Days[3 stars]

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