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

The Light Between Oceans

“The Light Between Oceans” Movie Review

  “The Light Between Oceans”  (2016)   Tom (Michael Fassbender) is a damaged man who is returning from the horrors of four years of fighting the battles of World War I for his native Australia. […]


Miss Sharon Jones!

“Miss Sharon Jones!” Movie Review

“Miss Sharon Jones!”   Sharon Jones, along with her band, “The Dap Kings” is known for high energy R&B performances that shake the rafters and gets the crowd on their feet. Jones gives such powerful […]


Southside with You

“Southside with You” Movie Review

“Southside with You”  (2016) When we first meet Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers), he is getting ready for a date, though he is more concerned about talking to his friends on the phone and smoking one […]


Hell or High Water

“Hell or High Water” Movie Review

“Hell or High Water” We see two men (Chris Evens, Ben Foster) driving in a beat up car down a dirty street full of billboards imploring to get the locals to solve their problems with […]


Florence Foster Jenkins

“Florence Foster Jenkins” Movie Review

“Florence Foster Jenkins” Movie Review When we first meet Florence Foster Jenkins, a wealthy New York socialite, she is deciding from the ceiling dressed as an angel much to the delight of her fellow society […]


Florence Foster Jenkins

Simon Helberg – “Florence Foster Jenkins” Interview

Based on true events, “Florence Foster Jenkins” is the story of a socialite (Meryl Streep) who has always dreamed of becoming an opera singer.  With the help of her husband (Hugh Grant) and her accompanist, […]


Phantom Boy

“Phantom Boy” Movie Review

 “Phantom Boy”  (2015) Leo is an eleven-year-old boy who is incredibly sick. His parents and his sister are worried about his upcoming trip to the hospital for treatment. To keep his mind off of his […]


Macon Film Festival

Interview with Andrew McCarthy – 2016 Macon Film Festival

Andrew McCarthy is an actor, director and travel writer whose career took off in the mid-eighties. McCarthy is best known for his roles in “Class” (1983), “St. Elmo’s Fire” (1985), “Mannequin: (1987), “Less Than Zero” […]


Microbe & Gasoline

“Microbe & Gasoline” Movie Review

“Microbe and Gasoline” (2016) Daniel (Ange Dargent) is sometimes called Microbe by teasing classmates because he is small, though he is quick to say that he isn’t the smallest in his class. He is a […]


Hunt for the Wilderpeople

“Hunt for the Wilderpeople” Movie Review

“Hunt for the Wilderpeople” (2015) Ricky (Julian Dennison), a 12-year-old Maori boy, obsessed with rap songs, is brought to a remote New Zealand farm run by Hec (Sam Neill) and his wife, Bella (Rima Te […]




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