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

Ivory Tower

“Ivory Tower” Review

 “Ivory Tower”  (2014) Tuition at most universities and colleges soared in the past 30 years, making the cost of higher education out of reach for some as the student loan debt passes the 1 trillion […]

CW69–06/27/2014

The German Doctor

“The German Doctor” Review

“The German Doctor” A family is traveling across the vast Patagonia desert in 1960 when they encounter a lone stranger (Alex Brendemuhl) traveling in his car. He makes friends with the family, and they decide […]

CW69–06/20/2014

The Grand Seduction

“The Grand Seduction” Review

  “The Grand Seduction” (2014) The tiny harbor town of Tickle Cove is on the coast of Canada.  Its main source of income, fishing, died out years ago making almost everyone in town unemployed.  In […]

CW69–06/20/2014

Words and Pictures

“Words and Pictures” Review

“Words and Pictures” Jack Marcus (Clive Owen) is an English teacher at a private high school. He is a nationally known writer whose best years are behind him. In fact, Jack hasn’t written an original […]

CW69–06/06/2014

Ida

“Ida” Review

“Ida”  (2013) Set in Poland during the 1960’s, Anna (Agata Trzebuchowska) is a young novitiate nun, happily preparing to take her vows.  She is content with her life and is looking forward to making the […]

CW69–05/30/2014

Chef

“Chef” Review

“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 […]

CW69–05/23/2014

God's Pocket

“God’s Pocket” Review

“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 […]

CW69–05/16/2014

Mom's Night Out

“Moms’ Night Out” Review

“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 […]

CW69–05/09/2014

Locke

“Locke” Review

“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 […]

CW69–05/09/2014

Blue Ruin

“Blue Ruin” Review

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.

CW69–05/02/2014

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