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

American Zealot

Skyline International Film Festival May 19th-21st

This weekend, Friday, May 19th through Sunday, May 21st is the 2nd annual Skyline International Film Festival, hosted by the University of North Georgia Gainesville Campus in Oakwood, GA. Founded in the Spring  of 2015, […]


Michael Rooker, John Mc Naughton

‘Guardians’ Michael Rooker reteams with ‘Henry’ director John McNaughton for new film

Michael Rooker, of the massive hit Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and the Atlanta-filmed The Walking Dead, is reteaming with his Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer director John McNaughton for the feature adaptation […]


Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” Red Carpet at the Fox

On Sunday, April 30th I attended a private cast and crew screening at the Fox Theatre for Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.  There at the Fox, I interviewed on the Red Carpet […]


Land of Mine

“Land Of Mine” Movie Review

Land of Mine (2016) It’s 1945, and the Germans have just surrendered, having occupied the Danish homeland since 1940. We see a long line of unarmed German soldiers walking down a road. A Danish Sergeant […]


"Menashe" Q&A

“Menashe” ATLFF Red Carpet Interview

Menashe ATLFF Red Carpet Menashe was the closing night film at the 2017 Atlanta Film Festival. Shown in conjunction with the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, the movie is the first feature-length film in over sixty […]


The Hero

“The Hero” ATLFF Movie Review

 The Hero ATLFF Movie Review Film is reviewed from the 2017 Atlanta Film Festival screening. We first see Lee Hayden (Sam Elliott) inside a recording studio. He is saying the identical tag line about a […]


Dave Made a Maze

“Dave Made a Maze” ATLFF Movie Review

Dave Made a Maze ATLFF Movie Review Film is reviewed from the 2017 Atlanta Film Festival screening. Annie (Meera Rohit Kumbhani) comes home with her suitcase in tow to her apartment that she shares with […]


Dave Made a Maze

“Dave Made a Maze” ATLFF Red Carpet Interview

On Friday, Dave Made a Maze was the opening night movie for the 2017 Atlanta Film Festival. Playing to a sold out and very appreciative crowd, the film was a hit with festival goers. I […]



“Colossal” SXSW Film Review

Colossal SXSW Film Review Film is reviewed from the 2017 SXSW Film Festival screening. A young girl along with her mother are looking for a lost doll in a Seoul park. She searches while her […]


The Big Sick

“The Big Sick” SXSW Movie Review

The Big Sick (2017) Film is reviewed from the 2017 SXSW Film Festival screening Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) is a stand-up comedian in Chicago. He regularly works at a local, small time comedy club, performing his routine […]




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