Movie Reviews for Hipsters

Mike has a degree in Film from The University of Texas at Austin. He has worked in the entertainment industry for the past 25 years and sees two to four new movies in the theatre a week. Mike has a weekly movie blog where he reviews films both present and past at: LastOnetoLeavetheTheatre.com

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“I Origins” Review

In this film from director/writer Mike Cahill, we ponder the question of science versus spirituality.

CW69–07/25/2014

Wish I Was Here

“Wish I Was Here” Review

“Wish I Was Here”  (2014) We meet Aidan (Zach Braff) an unemployed actor, husband and father to two kids, as he is fantasying about being a spaceman running from a mysterious man clad in all [...]

CW69–07/18/2014

Third Person

“Third Person” Review

“Third Person”  (2013) “Third Person” involves three sets of couples. In New York, Julia (Mila Kunis) is fighting for her rights as a parent after being accused of trying to kill her young son.  Her [...]

CW69–07/11/2014

Life Itself

“Life Itself” Review

“Life Itself” (2014) I was a big fan of the late film critic Roger Ebert.  Not because I agreed with his reviews because truth be told, I agreed more with his “And the Movies” partner, [...]

CW69–07/04/2014

Begin Again

“Begin Again” Review

“Begin Again” (2014) “Begin Again” starts with Greta (Keira Knightley) being pulled on stage by a fellow musician to sing a song. She refuses at first, trying to sink into the cushions of the couch [...]

CW69–07/02/2014

Obvious Child

“Obvious Child” Review

“Obvious Child” (2014) Donna  (Jenny Slate) is a struggling stand-up comedian that works at a legendary New York City bookstore so that she can continue her dream of making it big doing comedy.  She has [...]

CW69–06/27/2014

We Are the Best!

“We Are the Best!” Review

“We Are the Best!” is a fun, joyous film that allows the audience to relive their youth, including the trials and tribulations of those teenage years. After all, when you are a teenager it’s a blast to make a little noise called music with your friends.

CW69–06/27/2014

Ivory Tower

“Ivory Tower” Review

 “Ivory Tower”  (2014) Tuition at most universities and colleges soared in the past 30 years, making the cost of higher education out of reach for some as the student loan debt passes the 1 trillion [...]

CW69–06/27/2014

The German Doctor

“The German Doctor” Review

“The German Doctor” A family is traveling across the vast Patagonia desert in 1960 when they encounter a lone stranger (Alex Brendemuhl) traveling in his car. He makes friends with the family, and they decide [...]

CW69–06/20/2014

The Grand Seduction

“The Grand Seduction” Review

  “The Grand Seduction” (2014) The tiny harbor town of Tickle Cove is on the coast of Canada.  Its main source of income, fishing, died out years ago making almost everyone in town unemployed.  In [...]

CW69–06/20/2014

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