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 is the film critic for RioandReyes.com

What We Do In the Shadows

“What We Do in the Shadows” Movie Review

“What We Do in the Shadows” (2014) Four vampires are living together in a large house and decide to let a documentary team in order to capture the months leading up to the big vampire […]

CW69–02/27/2015

Leviathan

“Leviathan” Movie Review

“Leviathan” (2014) In a Russian coastal town, Kolya ( Aleksey Serebryakov) has been told that his house will be torn down to make way for some sort of official town development. Kolya, married to Lilya […]

CW69–02/27/2015

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

“A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night” Movie Review

“A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night” (2014) Arash (Arash Marandi) is a young man who is just trying to survive in “Bad City.” His father, Hossein(Marshall Manesh), is in mourning, never having gotten over […]

CW69–02/13/2015

Love, Rosie

“Love, Rosie” Movie Review

“Love, Rosie” (2014) Rosie (Lily Collins) and Alex (Sam Claflin) have been best friends since they were five years old. They live almost across the street from each other. They are the type of friends […]

CW69–02/06/2015

Still Alice

“Still Alice” Movie Review

“Still Alice” (2014) Dr. Alice Howland (Julianne Moore) is a renowned linguistic professor, known for her brilliant mind and her teaching skills. She is happily married to John (Alec Baldwin), a scientist, and they live […]

CW69–02/06/2015

Oscar Nominated Shorts

Oscar Nominated Live Action and Animated Short Films Movie Review

We are in the midst of my favorite time of the year; the motion picture award season. The Academy Awards are Feb. 22nd, and that means its time for the Oscar nominated short films to come […]

CW69–01/30/2015

Song of the Sea

“Song of the Sea” Movie Review

“Song of the Sea”  (2014) Ben (voice by David Rawle) and his younger sister Saoirse (voice by Lucy O’Connell) live by the sea in a lighthouse operated by their widower father Conor (voice by Brendan […]

CW69–01/23/2015

The Humbling

“The Humbling” Movie Review

“The Humbling”  (2014) When we first meet Simon Axler (Al Pacino) he is talking to himself in the mirror. He is going over the odd Shakespeare line as he debates with himself on whether he […]

CW69–01/23/2015

American Sniper

“American Sniper” Movie Review

American Sniper  (2014) When we first meet Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper), a U.S. Navy Seal sniper, he is on top of a rooftop protecting the lives of American soldiers on the ground below him. Chris […]

CW69–01/16/2015

The World Made Straight

“The World Made Straight” Movie Review

  “The World Made Straight” (2014) Travis (Jeremy Irvine) lives in North Carolina, up in the Appalachian Mountains. He works a dead-end job at a local grocery store and still lives with his abusive father […]

CW69–01/09/2015

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