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 the Atlanta Film Critics Circle. Mike co-host’s the weekly ATLas podcast. He is the film critic for the online radio station


Interview with John David Washington, star of ‘BlacKkKlansman’

Interview with John David Washington (son of two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington) about his role as Ron Stallworth in this amazing, true story.



Interview with ‘Blindspotting’ co-writers/stars Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal

Interview with Blindspotting co-writers/stars Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal Blindspotting is about Collin (Daveed Diggs) and Miles (Rafael Casal), who have been friends since their childhood. Colin has three days left on his probation, three days to stay out of trouble. The problem is that trouble just seems to follow everywhere Miles goes. Back in […]


Eighth Grade

‘Eighth Grade’ ATLFF Red Carpet Interview

Interview with writer/director Bo Burnham and actress Elsie Fisher Eighth Grade is about Kayla (Elsie Fisher), who is all about blending into the woodwork so that she doesn’t stand out. All Kayla wants to do is survive the last week of the eighth grade so she can start high school on a clean slate. Life […]


Sorry to Bother You

Interview with Boots Riley, writer/director of ‘Sorry to Bother You’

Interview with Boots Riley, writer/director of Sorry to Bother You During the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival, I interviewed Boots Riley writer/director of Sorry to Bother You.  The film is about Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) who finds work at a telemarketer, and, after finding out the secret to selling, he becomes successful beyond his wildest dreams. […]


Brett Haley, Kiersey Clemons - Hearts Beat Loud - 2018 Atlanta Film Festival

‘Hearts Beat Loud’ Interview with director Brett Haley and actress Kiersey Clemons

Hearts Beat Loud Red Carpet Interview with director Brett Haley and lead actress Kiersey Clemons Back in April at the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival, I got to interview Hearts Beat Loud director Brett Haley and lead actress Kiersey Clemons. The film is about a father, Frank (Nick Offerman) and his daughter, Sam (Kiersey Clemons) bond […]


ATX Television Festival 2015

ATX Television Festival June 7 – 10

My absolute favorite festival is just around the corner! The 7th Annual ATX Television Festival in Austin, TX is just around the corner, happening on June 7 – 10th, 2018. The ATX Television Festival is unlike any other festival out there celebrating the wonderful world of television. The Festival proudly celebrates not only current and future […]


Momocon 2017

Momocon 2018 May 24th – May 27th

Momocon 2018  May 24 – May 27th If you are a fan of Japanese Anime, Comics, Video and Table Top games, and Cosplay you will want to be at Momocon this weekend. Starting Thursday, May 24th through Sunday, May 27th, Momocon will be rockin’ the Georgia World Congress Center. With 31,000 unique and over 84,000 […]



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 […]



‘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 […]



‘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 […]