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: LastOnetoLeavetheTheatre.com He is a member of the Georgia Film Critics Association and the Atlanta Film Critics Circle. Mike co-host’s the weekly www.fanbolt.com ATLas podcast. He is the film critic for the online radio station RioandReyes.com

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Georgia Film Festival May 18 – 21

Georgia Film Festival May 18 – 21 This weekend, Friday, May 18th through Sunday, May 20th is the Georgia Film Festival (formally the Skyline International Film Festival), hosted by the University of North Georgia Gainesville Campus in Oakwood, GA. Founded in the Spring of 2015, the Georgia Film Festival seeks to educate, enhance, and support […]

CW69–05/18/2018

Tully

‘Tully’ Movie Review

Tully (2018)   Film review from the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival. Marlo (Charlize Theron) is a woman at the end of a very short rope. She is nine months pregnant with a seven-year-old girl, Sarah (Lia Frankland) and a five-year-old boy Jonah (Asher Miles Fallica). Marlo has her hands full with Jonah, as he has special needs […]

CW69–04/22/2018

RBG

‘RBG’ Movie Review

RBG (2018) Film review from the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become almost a folk hero to a lot of Americans. It’s not often that the likeness of a Supreme Court Justice is on a T-shirt with the expression ‘Notorious RBG’ over it. She’s on coffee mugs, sweatshirts, hundreds of memes and […]

CW69–04/20/2018

Maynard

‘Maynard’ Movie Review

Maynard (2017) Film review from the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival Maynard Jackson is a legend in the city of Atlanta, GA. He was the first African-American to be elected to a major southern city, and that was in 1973. Maynard was destined to be a public servant. His grandfather was legendary civil rights leader John […]

CW69–04/19/2018

Liyana

‘Liyana’ Movie Review

Liyana Movie Review Movie review from the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival The resiliency of children is remarkable. This film, part documentary, part animated narrative film, takes place at the Likhaya Lemphilo Lensha home for orphans in Swaziland, located in southern Africa. A storyteller is brought in order to help the children; most look to be […]

CW69–04/18/2018

I Feel Pretty

Interview with ‘I Feel Pretty’ star Amy Schumer

Interview with ‘I Feel Pretty’ star Amy Schumer   Amy Schumer was in town to promote her upcoming movie I Feel Pretty, and we sat down for an interview. Amy plays a woman, Renee, who works in a crappy job and is insecure, has an accident and hits her head. When she awakens, she believes […]

CW69–04/17/2018

Blindspotting

‘Blindspotting’ Movie Review

Blindspotting  (2018) Review is from the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival  Collin (Daveed Diggs) and Miles (Rafael Casal) have been friends since eleven years old, both having grown up on the tough streets of Oakland, CA. Collin is three days from finishing his parole, having spent time in prison for a felony. Collin lives in a […]

CW69–04/16/2018

Atlanta Film Festival

42nd Annual Atlanta Film Festival April 13-22

42nd Annual Atlanta Film Festival Celebrating its 42nd year, the Atlanta Film Festival is the region’s preeminent celebration of cinema. The organization offers entertainment, networking, education & professional development year-round. The festival itself is one of the largest and longest-running in the region. It is also the most distinguished event in its class, recognized as the ‘Best […]

CW69–04/10/2018

I Kill Giants

‘I Kill Giants’ Movie Review

I Kill Giants (2018) We open up with Barbara (Madison Wolfe, a young girl, looking out at the countryside. We seed her riding her bike towards the woods, pulling behind her a wagon filled with stuff. She parks her bike by a tree and grabs a bottle full of red liquid. She finds some mushrooms […]

CW69–03/23/2018

Oh Lucy!

‘Oh Lucy!’ Movie Review

Oh, Lucy! (2017) We open on a crowded train platform. We see Setsuko (Shinobu Terajima) staring absentmindedly off into space. As an express-train speeds through the terminal, a young man standing behind Setsuko tells her ‘good-bye” and then jumps onto the tracks, getting hit by the speeding train. Setsuko looks on shocked at what she […]

CW69–03/16/2018

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