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.
News, essays, local and national movie listings
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).
The Wyo Theatre, 309 S. Fifth St., Laramie, is temporarily closed for repairs and renovation.
The Albany County Public Library's free summer film series
Playing at the Albany County Public Library, Eighth and Grand, Sunday, July 20 at 7 p.m. only, free admission. A young boy with an encyclopaedic knowledge of Catholic saints discovers a fortune from a robbery and is pursued by a bungling band of crooks, while he uses the money to help others. This film won a top award from the Phoenix Film Critics Society. It also won the best screenplay award from the British Independent Film Awards. It was nominated for six other international awards. Rated PG-13, running time 98 minutes. Sponsored by the Laramie Film Society, the Albany County Public Library and the Wyoming Peace, Justice and Earth Center. For more about The Not Shown Before at a Theater Near You film series (the free summer film series) at the Albany County Public Library, click this link for ratings, reviews, synopses and a schedule of upcoming films.
* Denotes a composite (calculated average) rating, using data found at the Movie Review Query Engine or at Metacritic.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.
Following are links to over 4,000 archived reviews
Reviews or previews of movies
which haven't been shown in Laramie yet
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