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

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” Movie Review

“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” (2014) Greg (Thomas Mann) has mastered the art of surviving high school. He interacts with each group of students, whether it’s the jocks, the stoners, the weirdos or […]

CW69–06/26/2015

The Wolfpack

“The Wolfpack” Movie Review

“The Wolfpack” (2014) This documentary is one of the stranger stories you will see at the cinema. Six boys and one girl have grown up in a New York City four bedroom apartment sheltered from […]

CW69–06/19/2015

The Connection

“The Connection” Movie Review

“The Connection” (2014) Pierre Michel (Jean Dujardin) is a French police magistrate who works in the Juvenile division. When we first meet Pierre, he is working to reach a young girl hooked on heroin. He’s […]

CW69–06/19/2015

Barely Lethal

“Barely Lethal” Movie Review

“Barely Lethal” (2015) There is a secret organization run by a man named Hardman (Samuel L. Jackson) that trains young girls from an early age to become Prescott’s, cold-blooded assassins. Agent 83 (Hailee Steindfeld) has […]

CW69–06/05/2015

I'll See You in My Dreams

“I’ll See You in My Dreams” Movie Review

“I’ll See You in My Dreams” (2015) Carol (Blythe Danner) is a widow of over twenty years. She lives alone with her dog and has a daily routine that she sticks to without fail. She […]

CW69–05/29/2015

Good Kill

“Good Kill” Movie Review

“Good Kill” (2014) Thomas (Ethan Hawke) is an Air Force pilot, or at least, he used to be. He has traded his cockpit of an F-16 flying over Afghanistan for a seat in an air-conditioned […]

CW69–05/29/2015

Slow West

“Slow West” Movie Review

“Slow West” (2015) The film opens up with a shot of Jay Cavendish (Kodi Smit-McPhee), a 16-year-old Scottish aristocrat as he lays on a blanket and stares at the sky full of stars. He points […]

CW69–05/22/2015

Where Hope Grows

“Where Hope Grows” Movie Review

“Where Hope Grows” (2015) Calvin (Kristoffer Polaha) isn’t doing very well. He is raising his 16-year old daughter (McKaley Miller) by himself, and she is dating a boy who is much too old for her. […]

CW69–05/15/2015

Noble

“Noble” Movie Review

“Noble” (2014) When we first meet a very young Christina (Gloria Cramer Curtis), she is singing in a pub to a Doris Day song. Her voice is lovely, and the crowd enjoys her performance, singing […]

CW69–05/08/2015

The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

“The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared” Movie Review

“The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared”  (2014)   Allan Karlsson (Robert Gustafsson) has just turned 100 years old and isn’t happy. A wolf was stealing chickens from his hen-house and […]

CW69–05/08/2015

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