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 over 25 years and sees over 300 theatrical releases a year. Mike has a weekly movie blog where he reviews films both present and past at: LastOnetoLeavetheTheatre.com He is a member of the Georgia Film Critics Association and the Atlanta Film Critics Circle. Mike co-host’s the weekly www.fanbolt.com ATLas podcast. He is the film critic for the online radio station RioandReyes.com

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2018 Oscar Nominated Live-Action Shorts

2018 Oscar Nominated Live-Action Shorts One of my favorite events is coming up on Sunday, March 4, 2018, the 90th Academy Awards. That means that it’s also time for the Oscar-nominated short films to come to theatres. The Live-Action Short Films and the Animated Short Films programs will be playing in theatres starting Friday, February […]

CW69–02/09/2018

Revolting Rhymes

2018 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

2018 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts One of my favorite events is coming up on Sunday, March 4, 2018, the 90th Academy Awards. That means that it’s also time for the Oscar-nominated short films to come to theatres. The Live-Action Short Films and the Animated Short Films programs will be playing in theatres starting Friday, February […]

CW69–02/09/2018

SCAD aTVfest Feb. 1 – 3

SCAD aTVfest Feb. 1 – 3 The SCAD is celebrating television with the SCAD aTVfest.  Now it its sixth-year SCAD aTVfest is an international event exploring the latest in design, creativity, and innovation in television and media. Working professionals from all spheres of content production gather for screenings, premieres, panel discussions and workshops. You can […]

CW69–01/31/2018

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me

‘Sammy Davis, Jr.: I Gotta Be Me’ Movie Review

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I Gotta Be Me (2017) The film is reviewed from its screening as the opening-night film of the 2018 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. Sammy Davis, Jr. was a fantastic entertainer, one who could sing, dance, do impressions of movie stars, and play multiple instruments in a way that just mesmerized the audience. […]

CW69–01/26/2018

Lady Bird

2017 Georgia Film Critics Association Awards

Georgia Film Critics Association Announces 2017  Award Winners After releasing a list of nominees earlier this week, the Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) has released winners for the 2017 GAFCA Awards. “Lady Bird” was designated as Best Picture, taking home four awards in total: Best Picture, Best Director (Greta Gerwig), Best Actress (Saoirse Ronan) and […]

CW69–01/13/2018

Black Lightning

Interview with ‘Black Lightning’ creators Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil

My interview with ‘Black Lightning” creators Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil. Black Lightning premieres on Atlanta’s CW Tuesday Jan. 16th.

CW69–01/11/2018

The Snowman

Bottom Ten Films of 2017

My Bottom Ten Films of 2017 Note: I had to have seen the film to put it on my list The Snowman  (2017)  R Detective Harry Hole (Michael Fassbender) gets put on the case of a woman who has disappeared, and her pink scarf is wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman.  Oh, man this is a […]

CW69–12/28/2017

Baby Driver

Top Ten Films of 2017

My Top Ten Films of 2017 Baby Driver  (2017)  R Baby (Ansel Elgort) is the best getaway driver out there, and he works for a veteran kingpin (Kevin Spacey) who he owes big money to. Baby’s world changes when he meets a young waitress (Lily James) who gives him something other than driving to live […]

CW69–12/28/2017

What Happened to Monday

‘What Happened to Monday’ Movie Review

What Happened to Monday (2017) As the movie opens, we see scenes of overcrowded places like city streets, subways, and beaches. We learn that the world is overpopulated and is getting worse every year. We hear people like President Obama talk about climate change and overpopulation. We learn that South America has been declared a […]

CW69–12/27/2017

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