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

A Celebration of Star Wars: Episodes 1 – 2

With The Rise of Skywalker due out this weekend, I’ve decided to take a look back at the complete Skywalker Saga. I have loved Star Wars for as long as I can remember. There are a lot of other lifelong passionate fans out there. Most of them love the spark the series has brought to…

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A Celebration of Star Wars Part II

With The Rise of Skywalker hitting theaters and the conclusion of the nine-part Skywalker Saga that has gripped generations of filmgoers, we take a look back at the films that lead us here. Last week, I re-watched Episodes 1 and 2, this week we dive into Episodes 3-8. Make sure to check back next week for…

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Doctor Sleep

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune.com Release Date: November 8 MPAA: R Director: Mike Flanagan Starring: Ewan McGregor Marquee Says: All work and no play… Number: 4.5/5 Dan Torrance (Ewan McGregor) has grown up into an alcoholic drifter, haunted by his trauma at the Overlook Hotel during the events of The Shining. As Dan tries to…

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Midway

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune.com MPAA: PG-13 Release Date: November 8 Director: Roland Emmerich Starring: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, and Woody Harrelson Mister Marquee Says: B4. You sank my aircraft carrier. Number: 4/5 Midway covers the Pacific theater in World War II from the attack on Pearl Harbor through the momentous titular carrier battle. This…

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The Lighthouse

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune.com Release Date: October 18 Rating: R Director: Robert Eggers Starring: Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe Mister Marquee Says: LEGENDARY Number: 5/5 Winslow (Robert Pattinson) is contracted for a four-week stay at an isolated lighthouse with grizzled Wickie Wake (Willem Dafoe). As the two men get on each other’s nerves, they…

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Terminator: Dar Fate

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune.com Release Date: November 1 MPAA: R Director: Tim Miller Starring: Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, and Arnold Schwarzenegger Mister Marquee Says: A fate worse than death…but not Genysys Number: 2/5 Forget T3. Forget Salvation. Forget whatever Genysys was…this Terminator is a direct sequel to T2. Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) teams up…

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Joker

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune.com Release Date: October 4 Director: Todd Phillips MPAA: R Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, and Zazie Beetz Mister Marquee Says: LEGENDARY Number: 5/5 It’s a shame that I can’t just write about a really good movie without addressing the controversy surrounding this film. Certain media fear mongers have portrayed…

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Netflix: El Camino

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune.com Release Date: October 11 Director: Vince Gilligan Starring: Aaron Paul Mister Marquee Says: LEGENDARY Number: 5/5 SPOILERS FOR BREAKING BAD! I’m warning you, there are Breaking Bad spoilers in this review for those of you who haven’t binged it yet sometime this decade. Okay, now that that’s out of our…

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Maleficent 2

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune.com Release Date: October 18 MPAA: PG-13 Director: Joachim Ronning Starring: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Chiwetel Ejiofor Mister Marquee Says: MEHlificent Number: 2/5 Aurora (Elle Fanning) is Queen of the Moors ruling over the fairy population and frolicking with birds and all the Disney stuff. She is set to marry Prince…

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Dumbo

by Hans A. Carpenter 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 influenza.…

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