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

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

Decoding Annie Parker

“Decoding Annie Parker” Review

“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.

CW69–05/02/2014

Hateship Loveship

“Hateship Loveship” Review

“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 & [...]

CW69–04/25/2014

The Railway Man

“The Railway Man” Review

“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 [...]

CW69–04/18/2014

The Unknown Known

“The Unknown Known” Review

“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 [...]

CW69–04/11/2014

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