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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: He is a member of the Georgia Film Critics Association and is the film critic for .

Mission: Impossible Rough Nation

Preview This! “Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation”

Opening this week at a theatre near you: “Mission Impossible – Rogue  Nation”  (2015) The incoming CIA chief (Alec Baldwin) wants to disband the Impossible Mission Force, just when we need Ethan (Tom Cruise) and […]


Macon Film Festival 2015

Burt Reynolds at the 2015 Macon Film Festival

On Sunday, July 19th,  while the screening of his 1981 film “Sharky’s Machine” was being shown at the 10th Annual Macon Film Festival, Burt Reynolds appeared at a press conference to talk about his vast […]



Preview This! “Pixels”

Coming this week to a theatre near you: “Pixels” (2015) Aliens have come to wreak havoc on Earth.  It seems they have misinterpreted video feeds of classic arcade games.  Now it’s up to a gang […]


Macon Film a Festival

10th Annual Macon Film Festival

It’s time for one of the coolest and friendliest film festivals out there, the 10th Annual Macon Film Festival Thursday, July 16th – Sunday July 19th. The festival has moved from it’s traditional February date […]



Preview This! “Ant-Man”

Opening this week at a theater near you: “Ant-Man”  (2015) Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) is a petty criminal who has been hand-picked by Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) to become Ant-Man.  Ant-Man can decrease in size […]



Interview with “Rectify’s” Aden Young

The Sundance Channel drama “Rectify” is back for its 3rd season starting Thursday July 9th at 10 E / 9 C. While attending the ATX Television Festival this June in Austin, Texas, I sat down to […]



Preview This! “Minions”

Opening this week at a theater near you:   “Minions”  (2015) The Minions have been looking for a leader for ages to no avail. Kevin is a minion with a plan, and he, along with […]


A Little Chaos

“A Little Chaos” Movie Review

“A Little Chaos” (2014)   Sabine De Barre (Kate Winslet) has been summoned by Andre Le Notre (Matthias Schoenaerts), the famous landscape architect to an interview. Le Notre has been commissioned by the French King […]


Magic Mike XXL

Interview with Jada Pinkett Smith about “Magic Mike XXL”

I had the good fortune to be involved with the Jada Pinkett Smith press conference for “Magic Mike XXL.” Jada plays Rome, the owner of an exclusive male strip club where Mike, played by Channing […]


Magic Mike XXL

Preview This! “Magic Mike XXL”

Opening this week at a theatre near you: “Magic Mike XXL”  (2015) Mike (Channing Tatum) has been out of the stripper biz for 3 years. He has his own furniture company, and though he occasionally […]




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