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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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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Ending this week
The following movies are likely to leave town this week. Leaving on on Thursday, September 3 is Hitman: Agent 47. Leaving on Friday, September 4 is Straight Outta Compton.
Starting this week
Opening on Wednesday, September 2 is the comedy A Walk in the Woods, starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte. Opening Thursday, September 3, is the action sequel The Transporter Refueled. Opening Friday, September 4 is the horror sequel Sinister 2.
Albany County Public Library's free summer film series
Playing at the Albany County Public Library, Eighth and Grand, on Sunday September 6 at 7 p.m. only, free admission, free pop, popcorn and candy. Lasse Hallström started out with dessert in the charming food war comedy "Chocolat" in 2000, now, with The Hundred-Foot Journey he continues his food war theme in another small French town, with two competing restaurant owners. Winner of the Audience Award at the Norwegian International Film festival and the Truly Moving Picture Award at the Heartland Film festival. Rated PG, running time 122 minutes. Sponsored by the Laramie Film Society and the Albany County Public Library. For more about the Not Shown Before at a Theater Near You Film Series at the Albany County Public Library, click this link for ratings, reviews, synopses and a schedule of all films in the series.
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