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

Morbius

by Hans A. Carpenter Release Date: March 30, 2022 Director: Daniel Espinosa Starring: Jared Leto, Matt Smith, and Adria Arjona Mister Marquee Says: UNFORGIVABLE Number: 0/5 Dr. Michael Morbius (Jared Leto) spliced vampire bat DNA with human DNA in an attempt to cure his rare genetic blood disease. In a shock to no one but…

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The Lost City

by Hans A. Carpenter Release Date: March 25 Directors: Aaron Nee, Adam Nee Starring: Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, and Daniel Radcliffe Mister Marquee Says: Meh + Number: 3.5/4 A grieving, disillusioned romance novelist Loraine (Sandra Bullock) is kidnapped by a rich socialite (Daniel Radcliffe) and taken to a jungle island to translate an ancient parchment…

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Uncharted

by Hans A. Carpenter Release date: February 18 Starring: Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, and Antonio Banderas Mister Marquee says: Meh Number: 3/5 Nate (Tom Holland) is a young pickpocket recruited by Sully (Mark Wahlberg) to complete a quest that Nate and his long-lost brother were enthralled by as kids – finding the lost gold of…

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The Batman

by Hans A. Carpenter Release Date: March 4 Director: Matt Reeves Starring: Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, and Paul Dano Mister Marquee Says: LEGENDARY Number: 5/5 Batman (Robert Pattinson) is a few years into the role of dark knight when a new threat arises. An enigmatic serial killer called The Riddler (Paul Dano) begins targeting political…

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Encanto

by Hans A. Carpenter Streaming – Disney + Directors: Jared Bush and Byron Howard Starring: Stephany Beatriz, Maria Cecilia Botero, and John Leguizamo Mister Marquee Says: LEGENDARY Number 5/5 Mirabel (Stephany Beatriz) is a member of the Madrigal family. A miracle many years ago saved the family from death and granted them a magical home.…

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Best and Worst of 2021

by Hans A. Carpenter The Best Dune Director – Denis Villeneuve Denis Villeneuve keeps his hot streak alive with another challenging sci-fi masterpiece. Opting to adapt only half of Frank Herbert’s classic novel of the same name, Villeneuve avoids the mistake of David Lynch’s adaptation, fitting 10 lbs of plot into a 5 lb bag.…

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Marvel …What If?

by Hans A. Carpenter Streaming on Disney + Marvel …What If? joins The Watcher as he views an infinite number of realities. The series is an animated anthology following MCU characters with changes that ripple across each universe and ask questions like “what if Peggy Carter was Captain America?” or “what if Ultron won?”. The…

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Eternals

by Hans A. Carpenter Release Date: November 5 Director: Chloe Zhao Starring: Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, and Angelina Jolie Mister Marquee Says: Booooooring Number: 2.5/5 The Eternals, a race of super powered, ageless beings, are sent to Earth by the Celestials and instructed to protect it from the Deviants while not interfering with human affairs.…

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Dune

by Hans A. Carpenter Release Date: October 22, 2021 Director: Denis Villeneuve Starring: Timothee Chalamet, Rebeca Ferguson, and Oscar Isaac Mister Marquee Says: LEGENDARY Number: 5/5 The House Atreides is ordered by the Emperor to take control of Arrakas, an unforgiving desert planet and the only known source of the substance spice, a necessity for…

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No Time To Die

by Hans A. Carpenter Release Date: October 8 Director: Cary Johi Fukunaga Starring: Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, and Lea Seydoux Mister Marquee Says: LEGENDARY Number: 5/5 Bond (Daniel Craig) sees his quiet romantic retirement with Madeline (Lea Seydoux) broken up by a betrayal. Now alone and out of the game, Bond is brought back into…

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