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

Pee-Wee's Big Holiday

2016 SXSW Film Festival

It’s that time again for the SXSW Film Festival, and I will once again be attending. The festival runs March 11 – 19th in Austin, Texas and has become one of the premiere film festivals […]



“Zootopia” Movie Review

“ Zootopia”  (2016) All her life, Judy Hopps (Gennifer Goodwin) has wanted to make a difference. We see when she puts on a school play that she not only has the flair for the dramatic, […]


2016 Academy Awards

Mike’s Oscars Reaction

Mike’s Oscars Reaction   First things first, I didn’t have my best night picking the Oscars. I missed 8 out of 24, 3 to 4 more than I usually miss. I will say this, I […]


The Big Short

Mike’s Fearless 2016 Oscar Picks

Mike’s Fearless 2016 Oscar Picks I am picking who I think will win, not who I want to win. I also, when necessary, I pick a possible upset winner. Best Short Film, Live Action Shok – […]


Touched with Fire

“Touched with Fire” Movie Review

“Touched with Fire” (2015) In Paul Dalio’s “Touched with Fire” we quickly learn that Marco (Luke Kirby), a part-time rap/poetry performer at a local club, not only knows that he is bipolar with manic episodes, […]



“Race” Star Stephan James Interview

“Race” is the story of Jessie Owens (Stephan James) as he works with his college coach (Jason Sudeikis) to become the fastest man on the planet, preparing to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. As […]


Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words

“Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words” Movie Review

Movie review of Ingrid Bergman documentary


The Choice

“The Choice” Movie Review

“The Choice” (2016) Travis (Benjamin Walker) is living the good life. He has a beautiful home in a small town on the coast of North Carolina. Travis is popular, fun-loving and playing the field. He […]


The Choice

“The Choice” Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer Interview

“The Choice” is about Travis (Benjamin Walker) and Gabby (Teresa Palmer), neighbors who just can’t get along. Travis is a veterinarian who likes playing the field. Gabby is studying to become a doctor and has […]


Lazer Team

Interview with “Lazer Team” director Matt Hullum

“Lazer Team” is a 1980s style sci-fi comedy about four misfits who stumble upon alien technology, a mysterious suit made up of two boots, two arm pieces, and a helmet.  Each guy puts on a […]




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