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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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

Deadpool[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.

How to be Single[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.

Kung Fu Panda 3[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.

Zoolander 2[1.5 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.

Laramie Movie Roundup weekly five minute-plus podcast (MP3 file) featuring Robert Roten. Click here for the show

Albany County Public Library's free foreign film series

Love Me if you Dare (Jeux d'Enfants - 2003)[2 stars]

Playing at the Albany County Public Library, Eighth and Grand, Sunday, February 14 at 7 p.m. only, free admission and snacks. This French film follows the exploits of two young would-be lovers as they go from childhood to adulthood with themselves as the greatest hurdle to their own happiness. The average critical rating of this film is two stars out of four, but the average audience rating is three stars, or higher. Winner of five international film awards. Language, French with English Subtitles. Rated R, running time 93 minutes. For more about the Sundries of the World Film Series at the Albany County Public Library, click on this link.

* 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 Deadpool
Click here for Movie Review Query Engine reviews of How to be Single
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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]
The 5th Wave[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]
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution[3 stars]
The Big Short[3 stars]
Bridge of Spies[4 stars]
Brooklyn[3 stars]
By the Sea[2 stars]
Carol[3 stars]
Cartel Land[3 stars]
Citizenfour[4 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]
The Duke of Burgundy[3 stars]
The End of the Tour[3.5 stars]
Entertainment[2 stars]
Experimenter[3 stars]
Far From the Madding Crowd (2015)[3 stars]
Fools[2.5 stars]
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief[4 stars]
Hail, Caesar![3.5 stars]
He Named Me Malala[3 stars]
Hitchcock/Truffaut[3 stars]
Horse Money (Cavalo Dinheiro)[2 stars]
iGod[3 stars]
In the Heart of the Sea[3 stars]
Irrational Man[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]
A Most Wanted Man[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]
Racing Extinction[3 stars]
Results[3 stars]
Room[4 stars]
Seymour: An Introduction[4 stars]
Shaun the Sheep Movie[3 stars]
Sicario[3.5 stars]
Song of Lahore[3 stars]
The Stanford Prison Experiment[3 stars]
Spotlight[4 stars]
Steve Jobs[2.5 stars]
Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine[4 stars]
Sunshine Superman[4 stars]
Suffragette[3 stars]
Tangerine[3 stars]
Testament of Youth[3 stars]
Top Five[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]
The Wrecking Crew (2008)[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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