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

Ghostbusters (2016)[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.

Ice Age: Collision Course[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 Legend of Tarzan[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.

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates[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 Secret Life of Pets[2.5 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.

The Shallows[2.5 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.

Star Trek Beyond[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.

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The 10th Annual Free Summer Film Series at the County Library

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)[3 stars]

Playing at the Albany County Public Library, Eighth and Grand, Sunday, July 24 at 7 p.m. only, free admission and snacks. A reclusive high-school senior who spends most of his time filming funny, low-budget movie spoofs with his only friend, Earl, is forced to befriend a girl from school stricken with leukemia. The two develop an unlikely friendship. Winner of 15 international film awards. Rated PG-13, running time, one hour and 45 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 Movie Review Query Engine reviews of Finding Dory
Click here for MRQE reviews of Ice Age: Collision Course
Click here for MRQE reviews of The Legend of Tarzan
Click here for MRQE reviews of Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
Click here for Movie Review Query Engine reviews of The Shallows
Click here for MRQE reviews of The Secret Life of Pets
Click here for MRQE reviews of Star Trek Beyond
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

3 Minutes, 10 Bullets[3 stars]
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi[3 stars]
45 Years[3 stars]
99 Homes[3 stars]
About Elly[3.5 stars]
Amazing Space[3 stars]
Amy[3 stars]
Anomalisa[3 stars]
The Armor of Light[3 stars]
The Assassin[2 stars]
Ballet 422[3 stars]
Beasts of No Nation[4 stars]
Because I Was a Painter[3 stars]
Being Evel[3 stars]
Best of Enemies[4 stars]
Bridge of Spies[4 stars]
Brooklyn[3 stars]
By the Sea[2 stars]
Carol[3 stars]
Cartel Land[3 stars]
Clouds of Sils Maria[3 stars]
Concussion[3 stars]
Counting[2 stars]
The Danish Girl[3 stars]
The Dead Lands[3.5 stars]
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of National Lampoon[3 stars]
Entertainment[2 stars]
Experimenter[3 stars]
Far From the Madding Crowd (2015)[3 stars]
Fools[2.5 stars]
Free State of Jones[2 stars]
Hail, Caesar![3.5 stars]
Hitchcock/Truffaut[3 stars]
Horse Money (Cavalo Dinheiro)[2 stars]
In the Heart of the Sea[3 stars]
Iris[3 stars]
I Smile Back[2 stars]
James White[2.5 stars]
Jauja[2 stars]
Joy[3 stars]
Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck[3 stars]
Learning to Drive[3 stars]
Legend[3 stars]
Listen to Me Marlon[4 stars]
The Little Death[3 stars]
The Look of Silence[4 stars]
Macbeth (2015)[3 stars]
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl[3 stars]
Meru[4 stars]
Mistress America[3 stars]
Mustang[3 stars]
Mr. Holmes[3 stars]
Phoenix[4 stars]
A Pigeon Sat on A Branch Reflecting on Existence[2 stars]
The Princess of France[2 stars]
Race[3 stars]
Racing Extinction[3 stars]
Results[3 stars]
Seymour: An Introduction[4 stars]
Shaun the Sheep Movie[3 stars]
Sicario[3.5 stars]
Song of Lahore[3 stars]
Steve Jobs[2.5 stars]
Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine[4 stars]
Sunshine Superman[4 stars]
Tangerine[3 stars]
Trumbo[3.5 stars]
Youth[3 stars]
What Happened, Miss Simone?[3 stars]
White God[3 stars]
Winter on Fire[3 stars]
The Wolfpack[3 stars]

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Bob's review vault[vault button for movie review archive index page]

Following are links to over 4,000 archived reviews
of movies starting with the following letters:

A through B   C through D   E through G   H through I
J through L   M through N   O through Q   R through S   T through Z

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