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

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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 […]

CW69–03/29/2016

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 […]

CW69–03/25/2016

Operator

“Operator” SXSW Movie Review

 “Operator” (2016)   Film is reviewed from the 2016 SXSW Film Festival screening. Joe (Martin Starr) and Emily (Mae Whitman) are two very different people who balance each other in their marriage. Joe is an […]

CW69–03/23/2016

I Am a Hero

“I Am a Hero” SXSW Movie Review

“I Am a Hero” (2015) Film is reviewed from the 2016 SXSW Film Festival screening. Hideo (Yô Ôizumi) is an artist who works on Japanese-style comic books called Manga. He once had a promising future, […]

CW69–03/18/2016

Don't Think Twice

“Don’t Think Twice” SXSW Movie Review

“Don’t Think Twice” (2016) Film is reviewed from the 2016 SXSW Film Festival screening. At a small club in New York City, an improv troupe called The Commune performs nightly. The troupe is made up […]

CW69–03/16/2016

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“Midnight Special” SXSW Movie Review

“Midnight Special” (2016) Film is reviewed from the 2016 SXSW Film Festival screening. A report of a missing child is playing on a TV in a motel room. We know something is up because the […]

CW69–03/15/2016

Everybody Wants Some!

“Everybody Wants Some!” SXSW Movie Review

“Everybody Wants Some!” (2016) Film is reviewed from the 2016 SXSW Film Festival screening. It’s 1981 in a small Texas college town where most of the sports teams of the college suck, all but the baseball […]

CW69–03/13/2016

Only Yesterday

“Only Yesterday” Movie Review

“Only Yesterday”  (1991) In 1991, Studio Ghibli was only six years old but already had a major hit in the animated film “Kik’s Delivery Service” (1989). In 1991, director/writer Isao Takahata brought us the animated […]

CW69–03/12/2016

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 […]

CW69–03/08/2016

Zootopia

“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, […]

CW69–03/04/2016

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