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

Love, Rosie

“Love, Rosie” Movie Review

“Love, Rosie” (2014) Rosie (Lily Collins) and Alex (Sam Claflin) have been best friends since they were five years old. They live almost across the street from each other. They are the type of friends […]

CW69–02/06/2015

Still Alice

“Still Alice” Movie Review

“Still Alice” (2014) Dr. Alice Howland (Julianne Moore) is a renowned linguistic professor, known for her brilliant mind and her teaching skills. She is happily married to John (Alec Baldwin), a scientist, and they live […]

CW69–02/06/2015

Oscar Nominated Shorts

Oscar Nominated Live Action and Animated Short Films Movie Review

We are in the midst of my favorite time of the year; the motion picture award season. The Academy Awards are Feb. 22nd, and that means its time for the Oscar nominated short films to come […]

CW69–01/30/2015

Song of the Sea

“Song of the Sea” Movie Review

“Song of the Sea”  (2014) Ben (voice by David Rawle) and his younger sister Saoirse (voice by Lucy O’Connell) live by the sea in a lighthouse operated by their widower father Conor (voice by Brendan […]

CW69–01/23/2015

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

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