Laramie Movie Scope

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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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News, essays, local and national movie listings

Laramie Film Society news
The Spring Film Series at the Wyo Theatre
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This site is normally updated daily, click your browser's refresh or reload button to get the latest version. Click on the underlined movie titles below to read Robert Roten's reviews (links to Movie Review Query Engine reviews of selected films marked by * are also underlined).

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Now Showing

Captain America: The Winter Soldier[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.

Divergent[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.

Draft Day[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.

Heaven is for Real[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.

Noah[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.

Rio 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.

Transcendence[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.

Wyo Theatre, 309 S. Fifth St., Laramie, temporarily closed for repairs.

Ending this week
(Last show on Thursday)

The following movies are likely to leave town on Friday:

Divergent[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.

Draft Day[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.

Noah[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.

Starting this week

Starting Thursday, April 24, is the comedy The Other Woman and a one-time only showing of Shatner's World, starring William Shatner. On Friday, the Wes Anderson comedy, The Grand Budapest Hotel opens.

The Grand Budapest Hotel[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 Other Woman[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.

* 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 Draft Day
Click here for Movie Review Query Engine reviews of The Grand Budapest Hotel
Click here for MRQE reviews of Heaven is for Real
Click here for MRQE reviews of Rio 2
Click here for MRQE reviews of The Other Woman
Click here for MRQE reviews of Transcendence
Click here for reviews of upcoming films at the Movie Review Query Engine
Click here for more reviews and ratings of 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

1976 Hunt vs. Lauda[3 stars]
The ABCs of Death[1 star]
The Act of Killing[4 stars]
Aerial America: New England Collection[3 stars]
After Tiller[4 stars]
Ain't Them Bodies Saints[3 stars]
Before Midnight[3 stars]
Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me[2.5 stars]
Blackfish[4 stars]
Blue Caprice[3 stars]
Blue is the Warmest Color (La vie d'Adèle)[3 stars]
The Book Thief[4 stars]
The Broken Circle Breakdown[2 stars]
Call Me Kuchu[2.5 stars]
The Captains Close Up[3 stars]
Computer Chess[1 star]
Dead Man's Burden[2 stars]
Dirty Wars[3 stars]
Drinking Buddies[2.5 stars]
Drug War[3 stars]
Enough Said[3 stars]
Europa Report[3 stars]
Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie[3 stars]
Frances Ha[3 stars]
From Up On Poppy Hill[3 stars]
Gimme the Loot[3.5 stars]
Good Ol' Freda[3 stars]
A Hijacking[3 stars]
The Hunt (Jagten)[3 stars]
In a World[3 stars]
In the House (Dans la maison)[3 stars]
It's a Disaster[3 stars]
A Journey to Planet Sanity[3 stars]
Kiss of the Damned[2.5 stars]
Mother of George[3 stars]
Much Ado About Nothing (2012)[2.5 stars]
Muscle Shoals[3 stars]
Narco Cultura[3 stars]
No Place on Earth[3 stars]
Official 2013 World Series Film[4 stars]
A Place at the Table[3.5 stars]
Prince Avalanche[2.5 stars]
Reality[3 stars]
Saving Mr. Banks[3 stars]
Shadow Dancer[3 stars]
Short Term 12[4 stars]
Stories We Tell[2.5 stars]
A Teacher[2.5 stars]
These Birds Walk[3 stars]
Touchy Feely[3 stars]
To the Wonder[2 stars]
Upstream Color[3 stars]
Venus and Serena[3 stars]
The Way, Way Back[3 stars]
Welcome to Pine Hill[2 stars]
The Wind Rises[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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