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

Alive Inside

“Alive Inside” Movie Review

“Alive Inside” (2014) An old woman answers most of the questions directed to her about her life with “I have forgotten so much.” She is given an iPod playing Louis Armstrong “When the Saints Go Marching […]

CW69–08/22/2014

Land Ho!

“Land Ho!” Movie Review

“Land Ho!”  (2014) Colin (Paul Eenhoom) and Mitch (Earl Lynn Nelson) were brothers-in-law married to sisters. Mitch divorced his wife and Colin is a widower who recently broke up with his girlfriend. Mitch decided that the […]

CW69–08/15/2014

Mood Indigo

“Mood Indigo” Movie Review

“Mood Indigo”  (2014) Colin (Roman Duris) is living the good life. He has money, a cool apartment, and a cook / lawyer making his meals and time to work on his passion for inventing things. […]

CW69–08/08/2014

Magic in the Moonlight

“Magic in the Moonlight” Movie Review

“Magic in the Moonlight” (2014) Stanley (Colin Firth) is one of the world’s greatest magicians, and he knows it. He practices his profession, like so many of his peers in the age of the roaring […]

CW69–08/08/2014

Happy Christmas

“Happy Christmas” Movie Review

“Happy Christmas”  (2014) To say that Jenny (Anna Kendrick) is a slacker and not very motivated would be an understatement. She comes to live in her brother’s basement (Tiki bar style decorated by the previous […]

CW69–08/01/2014

Boyhood

“Boyhood” Movie Review

“Boyhood”  (2014) There are certain films that are so unique and special, you know it ten or fifteen minutes into the movie. “Boyhood” is one of those films. Richard Linklater has brought to the screen […]

CW69–08/01/2014

Photo Credit: Fox Searchlight

“I Origins” Movie Review

In this film from director/writer Mike Cahill, we ponder the question of science versus spirituality.

CW69–07/25/2014

Wish I Was Here

“Wish I Was Here” Movie Review

“Wish I Was Here”  (2014) We meet Aidan (Zach Braff) an unemployed actor, husband and father to two kids, as he is fantasying about being a spaceman running from a mysterious man clad in all […]

CW69–07/18/2014

Third Person

“Third Person” Review

“Third Person” Movie Review “Third Person” involves three sets of couples. In New York, Julia (Mila Kunis) is fighting for her rights as a parent after being accused of trying to kill her young son.  […]

CW69–07/11/2014

Life Itself

“Life Itself” Review

“Life Itself” (2014) I was a big fan of the late film critic Roger Ebert.  Not because I agreed with his reviews because truth be told, I agreed more with his “And the Movies” partner, […]

CW69–07/04/2014

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