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

Win it All

“Win it All” SXSW Movie Review

Win It All SXSW Movie Review Film is reviewed from the 2017 SXSW Film Festival screening We first see Eddie (Jake Johnson) working the streets of Chicago as one of those flag guys that tries […]

CW69–03/14/2017

Prevenge

“Prevenge” SXSW Film Review

Prevenge SXSW Movie Review Film is reviewed from the 2017 SXSW Film Festival screening We see Ruth (Alice Lowe) sitting on a bench with a stunned look on her face. Rock climbing equipment is lined […]

CW69–03/14/2017

Song To Song

2017 SXSW Film Festival

The SXSW Conference and Festivals in Austin, TX is almost upon us.  It’s the 31st year and the 24th year for the Film and interactive parts of the festival. Not to be outdone it’s the […]

CW69–03/08/2017

Mike’s 2017 Fearless Oscar Picks

Sunday night is the 89th annual Academy Awards.  Will La La Land, with its record tying 14 nominations dominate the Oscars or will smaller films like Moonlight or Hidden Figures get in the mix and […]

CW69–02/23/2017

Piper

2017 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts Review

One of my favorite events is coming up on Sunday, February 26, 2017, the 89th Academy Awards.  That means that it’s also time for the Oscar-nominated short films to come to theatres. The Live Action […]

CW69–02/10/2017

Silent Night

2017 Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts Review

One of my favorite events is coming up on Sunday, February 26, 2017, the 89th Academy Awards.  That means that it’s also time for the Oscar-nominated short films to come to theatres. The Live Action […]

CW69–02/10/2017

Julieta

“Julieta” Movie Review

Julieta (2016) We see a middle-aged woman, Julieta (Emma Suarez) in an apartment packing up items into boxes. It’s evident that she is preparing to move soon. Her boyfriend, Lorenzo (Dario Grandinetti) shows up, and […]

CW69–01/27/2017

20th Century Women

“20th Century Women” Movie Review

20th Century Women (2016) In 1979 a boy, Jamie (Lucas Jade Zuman) and his mom, Dorothea (Annette Bening), watch through the grocery store front window their car going up in flames. Later, the mom invites […]

CW69–01/20/2017

Elle

“Elle” Movie Review

Elle (2016) The first scene of the movie is a close-up of a cat sitting, unperturbed by the noise of a couple making love. The camera pulls out to see not two people making love, […]

CW69–01/19/2017

La La Land

Georgia Film Critics Association Announces 2016 Winners

Georgia Film Critics Association Announces 2016 Winners The Georgia Film Critics Association has announced their 2016 winners, with “Moonlight” and “La La Land” dominating the awards.  Unique to the GAFCA is the Oglethorpe Award, which […]

CW69–01/13/2017

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