Archived copies of Mister Marquee movie reviews and additional commentary. Note: there may be some spoilers.

Spider-Man: Far From Home

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune.com Release Date: June 28, 2019 MPAA: PG-13 Director: Jon Watts Starring: Tom Holland, Samuel L Jackson, Zendaya Mister Marquee Says: Eurotrip Number:4/5 Peter Parker (Tom Holland) wants to take a break from superhero work and enjoy a class trip to Europe. Things don’t go his way when Nick Fury (Samuel…

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Netflix – Black Mirror Series 5

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune. com Release Date: June 5, 2019 Number: 2.5/5 Mister Marquee Says: The Good, The Bad, and the Miley The latest Black Mirror series is out, and it’s entertaining stuff but kind of a mixed bag. On one hand, the beautiful style and dreamy tone of Black Mirror are alive as…

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Toy Story 4

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune.com Release Date: June 21 Director John Cooley MPAA: PG Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, and Annie Potts Mister Marquee Says: LEGENDARY Number: 5/5 When Bonnie’s new creation Forky escapes, Woody (Tom Hanks) goes on a mission to hunt down the arts-and-crafts project because he is convinced Forky is the key…

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Netflix – ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads

Release Date: 2019 on Netflix Director: Brian Oaks Number: 4/5 Mister Marquee Says: The man, the myth, the legend, the blues. Music aficionadoes know the story. A young man in the Mississippi delta named Robert Johnson was a novice guitar player. He left, and when he returned a year later, he was a master who…

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X-Men – Dark Phoenix

Release Date: June 7 MPAA: PG-13 Director: Simon Kinberg Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, and Jennifer Lawrence Mister Marquee Says: This time, the phoenix won’t rise from the ashes. Number: 3/5 The X-Men Franchise is responsible for the golden age of superhero movies we currently inhabit. They touched on timely issues and found a way…

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Aladdin

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune.com Release Date: May 24 MPAA: PG Director: Guy Ritchie Starring: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, and Naomi Scott Mister Marquee Says: Let the past die. Kill it, if you have to. Number: 4/5 Aladdin (Mena Massoud) is a poor street thief who falls for the beautiful Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott). He…

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Detective Pikachu

Director: Rob Letterman MPAA: PG Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, and Kathryn Newton Mister Marquee Says: All in good fun Number: 3.5/5 Tim (Justice Smith) goes to Rhyme City, where humans and Pokemon live side-by-side, to sort out his recently diseased detective father Harry’s affairs after he is presumed dead in a car crash. While…

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

Release Date: May 17 MPAA: R Director: Chad Stahelski Starring: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, and Laurence Fishburne Mister Marquee Says: LEGENDARY Number: 5/5 Immediately after the events of John Wick 2, John Wick (Keanu Reeves) killed on the Continental grounds. He now is a mere hour before every assassin in the world will come for…

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Netflix and Chill: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile

Release Date: May 3 on Netflix Director: Joe Berlinger Starring: Zac Efron, Lilly Collins, and Kaya Scodelario  Mister Marquee Says: Meh Number: 3/5 Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile (that’s it, I’m shortening that name) follows serial killer Ted Bundy (Zac Efron) and his longtime girlfriend Liz (Lilly Collins) as Bundy is captured and tried…

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Dumbo

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune.com Release Date: March 29, 2019 MPAA: PG Director: Tim Burton Starring: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, and Danny DeVito Mister Marquee Says: Meh Number: 3.5/5      Holt (Colin Farrell) returns to his circus home from World War I with one arm to raise his two kids whose mother has recently died from…

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