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

Things to Come

“Things to Come” Movie Review

Things to Come (2016) Nathalie Chazeaux (Isabelle Huppert) is a married philosophy teacher who is awakened in the early-morning hours by the ringing of the phone. She fumbles for the phone, answering to discover it’s […]


The Eagle Huntress

“The Eagle Huntress” Movie Review

The Eagle Huntress (2016) There are quite a few documentaries about young women going through their early teen years trying to figure out what they want to become and accomplish, which is especially tough in […]


Manchester by the Sea

“Manchester by the Sea” Movie Review

Manchester by the Sea (2016) On a fishing boat, uncle Lee (Casey Affleck) is teaching his nephew, Patrick (Ben O’Brien) about fishing with a rod and reel, while Patrick’s dad, Joe (Kyle Chandler) is at […]


The Edge of Seventeen

“The Edge of Seventeen” Movie Review

“The Edge of Seventeen” (2016) We see Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld) swiftly walk down her high school hallway to Mr. Bruner’s (Woody Harrelson) classroom, then plops down in front of his desk as she dramatically proclaims […]



“Christine” Movie Review

 “Christine” (2016) When we first see Christine (Rebecca Hall), a reporter for a small television station in Sarasota, Florida, she is sitting at an empty table in front of some Television cameras. She is practicing […]



“Loving” Movie Review

“Loving”  (2016) Richard  (Joel Edgerton) and Mildred (Ruth Negga) are an interracial couple in 1958 Virginia’s Caroline County. We first see them in an afternoon street car race. Richard is the mechanic for the group […]


A Man Called Ove

“A Man Called Ove” Movie Review

“A Man Called Ove” (2016)   Ove, a 59-year-old man (played by Rolf Lassgård and Filip Berg / Viktor Baagoe in flashbacks), wakes up and begins his rounds checking on his Condominium community. He walks […]



“Arrival” Savannah Film Festival Movie Review

“Arrival” Savannah Film Festival Movie Review   Film was reviewed at the Savannah Film Festival screening. Dr. Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is reliving her life with her daughter in her dream. We see her give […]


Certain Women

“Certain Women” Movie Review

“Certain Women” (2016) When we first meet Laura (Laura Dern), she is lounging on a bed while her lover (James LeGros) is getting dressed. We will soon learn that her lover, Ryan, is a married […]


Bleed for This

“Bleed for This” Savannah Film Festival Movie Review

“Bleed for This” Savannah Film Festival Movie Review   Film was reviewed at the Savannah Film Festival screening.   We see a big Las Vegas meeting room where a press conference is being conducted to […]




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