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

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“Sing Street” Movie Review

 “Sing Street” (2016) When we first meet 15-year-old Conor (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo), he is alone in his room attempting to write a song with his guitar. He is not doing too well in his songwriting, not […]


Morris from America

“Morris from America” director Chad Hartigan ATLFF Red Carpet Interview

On Saturday, April 9th I got to interview on the Atlanta Film Festival Red Carpet writer/director Chad Hartigan about his film “Morris from America.” “Morris from America” is a unique coming of age film about […]



Interview with the cast of “Keanu”

“Keanu” is a new movie from the team of Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, that opens nationwide on Friday. When Rell’s (Jordan Peele) beloved pet kitten, Keanu, is stolen, he and his cousin (Keegan-Michael Key) […]


Too Late

Interview with “Too Late” Director Dennis Hauck

“Too Late” is a film about private investigator Mel Sampson (Academy Award nominee John Hawkes, “Winter’s Bone,” “The Sessions”) is tasked with tracking down the whereabouts of a missing woman from his past. “Too Late” […]


Little Sister

“Little Sister” Indie Grits Review

“Little Sister” (2016) Film is reviewed from the 2016 Indie Grits Festival screening. You know it’s not going to be an ordinary story when a film about a nun starts with a quote from a […]


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Director James Gunn and Actor William H. Macy added to ATLFF lineup

The Atlanta Film Fesitval has made three big additions to their Sunday, April 10th lineup. Two Creative Conference educational events have been added, including a Master Class with actor/director William H. Macy (“Fargo”). Also, a […]


Everybody Wants Some!!

Interview with the Cast of “Everybody Wants Some!!”

“Everybody Wants Some!!” written and directed by Richard Linklater, is about a 1981 small Texas college town where most of the sports teams of the college suck, all but the baseball team. The team rules […]


The Fundamentals of Caring

Rob Burnett “The Fundamentals of Caring” ATLFF interview

Five-time Emmy Award-winning producer Rob Burnett was in town Friday night to bring his film “The Fundamentals of Caring” to the Plaza Theatre for the opening night film of the Atlanta Film Festival.  Burnett was […]


The Fundamentals of Caring

The 40th Anniversary Atlanta Film Festival

The 40th Anniversary Atlanta Film Festival  kicks off this Friday, April 1st and runs through April 10th.  There are over 150 events and it’s expected to host over 25,000 attendees.  Here are some of the […]


My Blind Brother

“My Blind Brother” SXSW Movie Review

“My Blind Brother “ (2016) Film is reviewed from the 2016 SXSW Film Festival screening. When we first meet Bill (Nick Kroll), he is running in a marathon. He is struggling a bit, unlike his […]




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