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: He is a member of the Georgia Film Critics Association and is the film critic for

The Midwife

‘The Midwife’ Movie Review

The Midwife (2017) As the film opens up, we hear someone trying to help a woman give birth, working on when to breathe, when to push. We see Claire (Catherine Frot) helping a woman deliver, […]


Brigsby Bear

‘Brigsby Bear’ Movie Review

Brigsby Bear (2017) As credits roll, we hear a VCR being loaded with a tape. We see that we are about to watch a rather worn tape of a show called Brigsby Bear Adventures. Once […]


Whose Streets?

‘Whose Streets?’ Movie Review

Whose Streets? (2017) The killing of 18-year-old Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and its aftermath was covered by the mainstream media, but writer and co-director Sabaah Folayan traveled to the Ferguson area and realized that […]


13 Minutes

’13 Minutes’ Movie Review

13 Minutes  (2016) We start out in black, but we hear someone who is struggling while working on something. A flash light appears and shines a light into a hole in a wall. A man […]


Opening Night

‘Opening Night’ Movie Review

 Opening Night (2016) Nick (Topher Grace) is trying to find something in his apartment, but he keeps finding stuff he doesn’t need, including an old playbill and an article about his taking Broadway by storm. […]



‘Landline’ Movie Review

Landline (2017) It’s Labor Day in 1995, and Dana (Jenny Slate) and Ben (Jay Duplass) are attempting to have sex, and between the bugs, weird noises and Dana’s parents next door, it’s not going well. […]


Band Aid

‘Band Aid’ Movie Review

Band Aid (2017) When we first meet married-couple Anna (Zoe Lister-Jones) and Ben (Adam Pally), they are arguing about all the dirty dishes in the sink. Ben claims that he has only put one dish […]


The CW at the 2017 Comic-Con International: San Diego

The CW will be a mighty presence at this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego and Mike from Preview This! is going to be there to cover it all! CW stars participating in the Comic-Con convention […]


Macon Film Festival

2017 Macon Film Festival July 20-23

It’s time for one of the coolest and friendliest film festivals out there, the  12th Annual Macon Film Festival, from Thursday, July 20th to Sunday, July 23rd. The festival teams up once again this year […]


To the Bone

‘To the Bone’ Movie Review

To the Bone (2017) We see a number of young women doing arts and crafts while talking about how magazines are giving women the wrong message that causes eating disorders. Our first introduction to Ellen […]



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