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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Oz: The Great and Powerful
Playing at the Wyo Theatre, 309 S. Fifth St., Laramie. Shows at 7 p.m. daily, rated PG, running time 130 minutes. All tickets $3.
Ending this week
The following movies are likely to leave town this week:
The action comedy Pain and Gain leaves town on Thursday. The last show is Wednesday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. The science fiction film Oblivion and Mud both leave town on Friday. The last time to see Mud is today, Thursday.
New movies this week
The release schedule is fragmented this week, with one major release, the comedy sequel The Hangover Part III opening with a late show on Wednesday, followed by a Thursday full schedule opening. Another major release, the action sequel Fast & Furious 6 has a Thursday late show, followed by a full schedule opening Friday. The other big opening, the adventure animated film Epic opens Friday. It used to be that most movies opened on Friday. You can't rely on that anymore.
Click here for links to web sites with showtimes, 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 2,000 archived reviews
Reviews or previews of movies
which haven't been shown in Laramie yet
of movies starting with the following letters:
Member, Online Film Critics Society
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