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

Predestination

“Predestination” Movie Review

“Predestination” (2014) A Temporal Agent known as the Bartender (Ethan Hawke) is a time-travel crime fighter that works for a mysterious agency that tries to stop crimes from happening in the past. The Bartender is […]

CW69–01/09/2015

Boyhood

Mike’s Top Fifteen Films of 2014

My Top Fifteen Films of 2014 1). “Boyhood” (2014) My film of the year and the one that changed my view on conventional filmmaking. Fifteen minutes into this movie I knew I was seeing something […]

CW69–12/31/2014

Into The Woods

“Into The Woods” Movie Review

“Into The Woods”  (2014) The Witch (Meryl Streep) visits the Baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt). She tells them that they are victims of a curse that made them childless. If they ever […]

CW69–12/25/2014

top Five

“Top Five” Movie 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

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