Laramie Movie Scope
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.
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The 10th Annual Free Summer Film Series at the County LibraryPlaying at the Albany County Public Library, Eighth and Grand, Sunday, July 31 at 7 p.m. only, free admission and snacks. Set in Hollywood in the 1950s, this Coen brothers screwball satire makes fun of just about everything, including movies, directors, studio executives, actors, audiences, communism, capitalism, conventional morality and religion. At the same time, it is entertaining, with musical numbers like Esther Williams and Gene Kelly used to do. Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Ralph Fiennes, Scarlett Johansson and Tilda Swinton. Rated R, running time 128 minutes. For more about this free film series at the library, click this link to the Laramie Film Society's web page.
* Denotes a composite (calculated average) rating, using data found at the Movie Review Query Engine or at Metacritic.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.
Following are links to over 4,000 archived reviews
Reviews or previews of movies
which haven't been shown in Laramie yet
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