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

Rocketman

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune.com Release Date: June 2 MPAA: R Starring: Taron Egerton, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Jamie Bell Mister Marquee Says: Meh Number: 3.5/5 Rocketman tells the story of how a young Reggie Dwight (Taron Egerton) becomes superstar Elton John. It details his troubled personal relationships and descent into addiction, as well as…

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune.com Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Release Date: August 9 MPAA: PG-13 Director: André Ovredal Starring: Zoe Margaret Colleti, Michael Garza, and Gabriel Rush Mister Marquee Says: Not so scary, not enough stories. Number: 2/5 Stella (Zoe Margaret Colleti) and her friends go to the haunted house of local…

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Good Boys

by Hans A. Carpenter hans@freeburgtribune.com Release Date: August 16 MPAA: R Director: Gene Stupnitsky Starring: Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams, and Brady Noon Mister Marquee Says: Superbad Jr. Number: 4/5 Max (Jacob Tremblay), Lucas (Keith L. Williams), and Thor (Brady Noon) are set to go to a kissing party with the popular kids, but none…

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Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood

Release Date: July 26 MPAA: R Director: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie Mister Marquee Says: Mmm, that is a tasty burger. Number: 5/5 Washed up TV western star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) is dealing with a midlife crisis as he tries to find his footing in Hollywood beyond guest star…

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Midsommar

Release Date: July 3, 2019 MPAA: R Director: Ari Aster Starring: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, and William Jackson Harper Mister Marquee Says: LEGENDARY Number: 5/5 Hereditary director Ari Aster is back again with another deeply unsettling slow burn. Dani (Florence Pugh) is struggling with panic attacks and grief when she decides to go with her…

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Lion King

Release date: July 19 MPAA: PG Director: Jon Favreau Starring: Donald Glover, Seth Rogan, and Chiwetel Ejiofor Mister Marquee Says: Pointless Number: 1/5 Really, you don’t know the plot of The Lion King? Have you ever read Hamlet? Anyway, Simba is a lion and the son of King of Pride Rock, Mufasa, the wise king…

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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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