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

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

Hyena

“Hyena” Movie Review

“Hyena” (2014) When we first meet Michael (Peter Ferdinando) and his gang, we see that they are preparing some sort of raid, putting on bullet-proof jackets and loading up with guns and clubs. They enter […]

CW69–05/01/2015

The Mafia Only Kills in the Summer

“The Mafia Kills Only in Summer” Movie Review

“The Mafia Kills Only in Summer” (2014) Arturo was conceived on the same night that right below his parents’ bedroom; a Mafia hit was taking place. One rival gang dressed as cops killed a Mafia […]

CW69–05/01/2015

Clouds of Sils Maria

“Clouds of Sils Maria” Movie Review

“Clouds of Sils Maria” (2014) Twenty years ago, actress Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche) got the role of a lifetime performing in a play called “Maloja Snake.” The world fell in love with Maria, who played […]

CW69–04/24/2015

The Salt of the Earth

“The Salt of the Earth” Movie Review

“The Salt of the Earth” (2014) The co-director of the film, Wim Wenders, opens this documentary by talking about discovering a fascinating black-and-white photograph that he explores in great detail on camera. He doesn’t know […]

CW69–04/17/2015

Queen and Country

“Queen and Country” Movie Review

“Queen and Country” (2014)   In 1950s England, Bill (Callum Turner) would rather spend his days on the banks of the Thames river, watching for pretty girls walking by or seeing a movie being shot […]

CW69–04/17/2015

Kill Me Three Times

“Kill Me Three Times” Movie Review

“Kill Me Three Times” (2104) The film opens with a man desperately running down a road in the desert. He keeps looking back, hoping that the person or persons chasing him have given. He looks […]

CW69–04/10/2015

Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine

“Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine” SXSW Movie Review

“Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine” (2015) Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney brought his latest film, “Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine,” to the SXSW Film Festival for it’s World Premiere. Playing to a packed […]

CW69–03/25/2015

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” SXSW Movie Review

“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” (2015) One of the most anticipated and in demand screenings at SXSW was the documentary “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck.” It’s an intimate look at the man, done with the […]

CW69–03/24/2015

Ex Machina

“Ex Machina” SXSW Movie Review

“Ex Machina” (2015) The highlight of SXSW Film Festival and my favorite movie of the year so far, “Ex Machina” is a masterpiece of simplistic Sci-Fi at its best. A film that combines elements of […]

CW69–03/18/2015

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