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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 .

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” SXSW Movie Review

“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” (2015) One of the most anticipated and in demand screenings at SXSW was the documentary “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck.” It’s an intimate look at the man, done with the […]

CW69–03/24/2015

Get Hard

Preview This! “Get Hard”

Opening this week at a theater near you: “Get Hard”  (2015) Millionaire James King (Will Ferrell) is convicted of fraud and sentenced to spend jail time in San Quentin.  He hires Darnell Lewis (Kevin Hart) […]

CW69–03/23/2015

Atlanta Film Festival Opening Night

2015 Atlanta Film Festival Opening Night Red Carpet

Friday night was the big opening night of the 39th Annual Atlanta Film Festival. On the Red Carpet, I interview actress Abigail Spencer and executive director of the film festival, Christopher Escobar. Hi, Abigail, good […]

CW69–03/22/2015

I Am Michael

Atlanta Film Festival 2015

The 39th Annual Atlanta Film Festival will open this Friday, March 20th with the feature film “I Am Michael” starring James Franco, Zachary Quinto and Emma Roberts. “I Am Michael” is based on a true […]

CW69–03/19/2015

Ex Machina

“Ex Machina” SXSW Movie Review

“Ex Machina” (2015) The highlight of SXSW Film Festival and my favorite movie of the year so far, “Ex Machina” is a masterpiece of simplistic Sci-Fi at its best. A film that combines elements of […]

CW69–03/18/2015

iZombie Red Carpet

iZombie Red Carpet Interviews at SXSW

On Monday, I attended the iZombie event at SXSW Film Festival. The cast and producers of the show did a Red Carpet; then the pilot episode was shown to a much appreciative audience, followed by […]

CW69–03/17/2015

Spy

“Spy” Red Carpet Interviews with Melissa McCarthy and Director Paul Feig

Sunday night I attended the Red Carpet and screening of Paul Feig’s new comedy “Spy” starring Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne, Jason Statham, Morena Baccarat and Jude Law. Melissa McCarthy plays Susan Cooper; a deskbound CIA […]

CW69–03/16/2015

The Frank Frazetta Collection

My tour of the Robert Rodriquez Museum featuring the Frank Frazetta Collection

On Sunday in Austin, Texas I had the pleasure of touring the Robert Rodriguez Museum featuring the work of artist Frank Frazetta. Frazetta is considered to be one of the most influential fantasy artists whose […]

CW69–03/16/2015

Insurgent

Preview This! “The Divergent Series: Insurgent”

Opening this week at a theatre near you: “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” (2015) Tris Prior’s (Shailene Woodley) life is crashing down around her. Now, the factions are at war, and Tris will need all her […]

CW69–03/16/2015

The Final Girls

“The Final Girls” Red Carpet interviews at SXSW Film Festival

Friday night at the SXSW Film Festival’s Red Carpet for “The Final Girls” I had the good fortune to interview some of the cast. “The Final Girls” is a comedic horror film about a group […]

CW69–03/14/2015

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