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 the past 25 years and sees two to four new movies in the theatre a week. Mike has a weekly movie blog where he reviews films both present and past at: LastOnetoLeavetheTheatre.com
“Chef” (2014) Chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) is a man who has lost his way. He is head chef at a very swanky Los Angeles restaurant owned by a man named Riva (Dustin Hoffman). Carl [...]
“God’s Pocket” (2014) A newspaper reporter writes in his column describing the men of God’s Pocket as people who live their whole life in the same city they were born in and never seeing any [...]
“Moms’ Night Out” (2014) Riding on the coattail success of “God’s Not Dead” and “Heaven is for Real” comes the faith-based comedy ‘Moms’ Night Out.” Think of it as an “Adventures in Baby Sitting” for [...]
“Locke” (2013) The first scene of the film we see Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy) leaving a huge construction site with his hard hat, reflective vest and rubber boots on. He gets into a very nice [...]
When we first meet Dwight (Macon Blair), he is taking a shower in a nice home. Unfortunately, it’s not his home and when the homeowners come back unexpectedly, Dwight makes a hasty exit out of the bathroom window naked and dripping wet.
“Decoding Annie Parker” is a movie based on the true story of Annie Parker (Samantha Morton), a woman who has battled cancer and the researcher, Dr. Mary–Claire King (Helen Hunt) who figured out the link between genetics and cancer.
“Hateship Loveship” (2014) When we first meet Johanna (Kristen Wiig) is seems she is living in the 1950’s. She wears old fashioned lace up shoes, dress that seem to be bought at a 5 & [...]
“The Railway Man” (2013) Eric Lomax (Colin Firth) has a chance encounter with a beautiful woman, Patti (Nicole Kidman), on a train traveling across the English countryside. As they converse about the history of the [...]
“The Unknown Known” (2014) Donald Rumsfeld is one of the most fascinating political figures of the last 50 years. Besides serving four terms in Congress, Rumsfeld was the youngest person to serve as the Secretary [...]
“Anita” (2014) In 1991, the country was glued to their TV’s watching the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings where a young, African-American woman law professor out of the University of Oklahoma, Anita Hill, was testifying. She [...]