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Laramie Movie Scope

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 78%

The Pledge (2001)

"The film is more exciting that watching paint dry, however, because of great work by some very talented actors."

Posted Mar 26, 2001

Robert Roten

2 53%

Heartbreakers (2001)

"It isn't hard to predict how this film is going to come out once it gets going, but it is a pleasant enough journey."

Posted Mar 26, 2001

Robert Roten

3 54%

Enemy at the Gates (2001)

"With such a grim subject for a movie, one would expect the movie itself to be dark and grim, and it is."

Posted Mar 23, 2001

Robert Roten

4 77%

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

"It is so amiable, so easy going and there is such a nice pace to it that you will find yourself under its spell in no time."

Posted Mar 22, 2001

Robert Roten

5 93%

La Vie Rve des Anges (The Dreamlife of Angels)(The Daydreams of Angels) (1998)

"The dreamlife of Angels (La Vie rve des anges) is a story of capitalistic and sexual exploitation, rage, rebellion, and the search for meaning in everyday things."

Posted Mar 7, 2001

Robert Roten

6 48%

Black Mask (1999)

""Black Mask" (Hak hap) is an all-out non-stop Hong Kong action film that is better than most films of the martial arts genre."

Posted Feb 27, 2001

Robert Roten

7 80%

The Tao of Steve (2000)

"The writing in this movie, by Duncan North, Greer Goodman and Jenniphr Goodman, among others, is as smart as anything I've seen in the past year."

Posted Feb 22, 2001

Robert Roten

8 39%

Hannibal (2001)

"I was looking for interesting characters. What I found were caricatures instead, and a very expensive-looking slasher film."

Posted Feb 19, 2001

Robert Roten

9 68%

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

"Bjrk is magic in the lead role. It is no wonder she won the best actress award at Cannes because of power and subtlety of her performance."

Posted Feb 14, 2001

Robert Roten

10 92%

Traffic (2000)

"It has plenty of drama, action, comedy and tension. It could have been a little tighter, however."

Posted Feb 7, 2001

Robert Roten

11 83%

Escape from New York (1981)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

12 16%

Whatever It Takes (2000)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

13 93%

Il Postino: The Postman (1994)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

14 59%

Cujo (1983)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

15 92%

Moonstruck (1987)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

16 85%

Running on Empty (1988)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

17 61%

Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

18 44%

Rat Race (2001)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

19 21%

Inspector Gadget (1999)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

20 38%

Entrapment (1999)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

21 63%

Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

22 98%

Forbidden Planet (1956)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

23 82%

The Rainmaker (1997)

"It is just as entertaining as it is manipulative and corny."

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

24 58%

Twister (1996)

"Steven Spielberg was one of the executive producers, while the story was written by Michael Crichton, but even the great ones bomb out now and then."

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

25 50%

Any Given Sunday (1999)

"It appears there is something that Oliver Stone does take seriously, besides Kennedy assassination conspiracy theories, and that is football."

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

26 14%

Red Planet (2000)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

27 29%

The Thirteenth Floor (1999)

"This movie is one of those good, thought-provoking, adult-oriented science fiction sleepers like "The Arrival," "Gattaca" or 'Dark City.'"

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

28 24%

Antitrust (2001)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

29 54%

What Women Want (2001)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

30 87%

The Matrix (1999)

"A great-looking action film."

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

31 20%

Down to Earth (2001)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

32 88%

Felicia's Journey (1999)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

33 86%

Three Days of the Condor (1975)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

34 25%

Reindeer Games (Deception) (2000)

"This represents the worst the Hollywood system has to offer."

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

35 94%

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

36 83%

Hercules (1997)

"Another wonderful feature-length Disney cartoon that's fun for the whole family."

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

37 100%

Zelig (1983)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

38 22%

The General's Daughter (1999)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

39 100%

The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

40 51%

The World Is Not Enough (1999)

"What makes this one different is that the villains are really interesting."

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

41 10%

The Watcher (2000)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

42 30%

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

43 45%

The Siege (1998)

"While the ending was pure Hollywood, and there was too much cute spy stuff, most of the film was suspenseful, engaging and thought-provoking."

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

44 76%

White Christmas (1954)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

45 20%

Next Friday (2000)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

46 87%

Poltergeist (1982)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

47 93%

Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime) (1999)

"A breathtaking saga of man versus nature, of gods and men, of bravery, nobility and redemption."

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

48 78%

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

"It is one hell of a scary ride."

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

49 71%

Bringing Out the Dead (1999)

"The creative energy contrasts with the destructiveness of life. These are the things Scorsese sees when he closes his eyes, and he has the craft to pull you into that world of his."

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

50 83%

Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

Posted Jan 1, 2001

Robert Roten

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