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 Humbling

“The Humbling” Movie Review

“The Humbling”  (2014) When we first meet Simon Axler (Al Pacino) he is talking to himself in the mirror. He is going over the odd Shakespeare line as he debates with himself on whether he […]

CW69–01/23/2015

American Sniper

“American Sniper” Movie Review

American Sniper  (2014) When we first meet Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper), a U.S. Navy Seal sniper, he is on top of a rooftop protecting the lives of American soldiers on the ground below him. Chris […]

CW69–01/16/2015

The World Made Straight

“The World Made Straight” Movie Review

  “The World Made Straight” (2014) Travis (Jeremy Irvine) lives in North Carolina, up in the Appalachian Mountains. He works a dead-end job at a local grocery store and still lives with his abusive father […]

CW69–01/09/2015

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

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