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: He is a member of the Georgia Film Critics Association and is the film critic for

Ciara Renée

Ciara Renée talks about Hawkgirl and “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”

At this year’s Dragon Con, I got to interview Ciara Renée, who plays Kendra Sanders/Hawkgirl on The CW’s “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” where she talks about being the first live action Hawkgirl and the big […]


Girl Asleep

“Girl Asleep” Movie Review

“Girl Asleep” (2015) Greta (Bethany Whitmore) is a shy, slightly strange girl, who would rather not grow up. She is about to go to her new middle school, but first she must put up with […]


The Search for Life in Space

Fernbank Museum to hold “Out of This World Day”

The Fernbank Museum of Natural History will hold an “Out of This World Day” on Saturday, Oct. 8th in celebration of the new IMAX film “The Search for Life in Space” (review of the movie below).  From […]


The Hollars

“The Hollars” Movie Review

“The Hollars” (2016) When we first meet the Hollar family, they are getting ready for the day. Ron (Sharito Copley) has recently moved back to his parent’s house and is sleeping on the couch. This […]


Rome International Film Festival

Rome International Film Festival 2016

 Rome International Film Festival 2016   Sept. 15th – 18th   This weekend things in Rome, GA as the 13th annual Rome International Film Festival (RIFF)will be happening.  Founded in 2003, RIFF is northwest Georgia’s signature film […]


The Light Between Oceans

“The Light Between Oceans” Movie Review

  “The Light Between Oceans”  (2016)   Tom (Michael Fassbender) is a damaged man who is returning from the horrors of four years of fighting the battles of World War I for his native Australia. […]


Miss Sharon Jones!

“Miss Sharon Jones!” Movie Review

“Miss Sharon Jones!”   Sharon Jones, along with her band, “The Dap Kings” is known for high energy R&B performances that shake the rafters and gets the crowd on their feet. Jones gives such powerful […]


Southside with You

“Southside with You” Movie Review

“Southside with You”  (2016) When we first meet Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers), he is getting ready for a date, though he is more concerned about talking to his friends on the phone and smoking one […]


Hell or High Water

“Hell or High Water” Movie Review

“Hell or High Water” We see two men (Chris Evens, Ben Foster) driving in a beat up car down a dirty street full of billboards imploring to get the locals to solve their problems with […]


Florence Foster Jenkins

“Florence Foster Jenkins” Movie Review

“Florence Foster Jenkins” Movie Review When we first meet Florence Foster Jenkins, a wealthy New York socialite, she is deciding from the ceiling dressed as an angel much to the delight of her fellow society […]




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