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

top Five

“Top Five” Film Review

“Top Five” (2014) Andre Allen (Chris Rock) looks to be on top of the world. He has fame and fortune as a world-famous stand-up comedian who has made the transition to films. He has a […]

CW69–12/12/2014

Low Down

“Low Down” Movie Review

“Low Down” (2014) You know it’s going to be a long, hard ride when a film starts with a teenage daughter watching her father being arrested on the street from their seedy Hollywood apartment window. The relationship […]

CW69–12/05/2014

Diplomacy

“Diplomacy” Movie Review

“Diplomacy” (2014) As the Allies march towards Paris in 1944, Hitler wants Paris not to fall into enemy’s hands. He has given the order to General Dietrich von Choltitz (Niels Arestrup) that if he leaves […]

CW69–11/28/2014

The Way He Looks

“The Way He Looks” Movie Review

“The Way He Looks” (2014) Leonardo (Ghilherme Lobo) is your typical high-school student with one exception; he is blind. He has a best friend in Gia but is made fun of by some of his […]

CW69–11/14/2014

Viktor

“Viktor” Movie Review

“Viktor” (2014) “Viktor” is a film noir set in modern Russia, where century’s old architecture clashes with the contemporary city of nightclubs and art galleries. Viktor (Gerard Depardieu) is a Frenchman, who has many dealings […]

CW69–10/24/2014

St. Vincent

“St. Vincent” Movie Review

St. Vincent (2014) Vincent (Bill Murray) is in a bad place in his life, and he will let anyone know it. He lives alone in a rundown home, is overdrawn at the bank and can’t […]

CW69–10/17/2014

The Two Faces of January

“The Two Faces of January” Movie Review

The Two Faces of January (2014) Colette (Kirsten Dunst) and Chester (Viggo Mortensen) seem like your perfect couple. Traveling in Greece, they are well to do tourists who are enjoying their second honeymoon. Chester is […]

CW69–10/10/2014

The Notebook

“The Notebook” Movie Review

“The Notebook”  (2014) War is hell and not just for the people fighting the war. War takes its toll on families left behind as well. During World War II it was common to send the […]

CW69–10/03/2014

Offerman-Russell

“Believe Me” Movie Review

“Believe Me” (2014) Sam (Alex Russell) seems to have the world by its tail. He is a graduating senior in college, about to go to law school. He is president of his fraternity and has […]

CW69–09/26/2014

The Skeleton Twins

“The Skeleton Twins” Movie Review

“The Skeleton Twins”  (2014) When we first meet Maggie (Kristen Wiig) she is doing some soul searching in front of the bathroom mirror. She is debating whether or not to take a bunch of pills […]

CW69–09/26/2014

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