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

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

The Cured

‘The Cured’ Movie Review

The Cured (2017) For years, the Maze Virus spread across the world, turning people into zombies. Most of the world was able to contain the virus, but Ireland was hit particularly hard. Eventually, a cure was found, but it only cured 75 percent of those infected. There was just one problem; the cured remember what […]

CW69–03/09/2018

A Wrinkle in Time

Interview with ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ actress Storm Reid

Interview with A Wrinkle in Time actress Storm Reid I interviewed Storm Reid, who stars as Meg in A Wrinkle in Time which comes out Friday, March 9th. A Wrinkle in Time is about Meg (Storm Reid) finding out that her father (Chris Pine), who has been missing for years, is alive and being held captive […]

CW69–03/07/2018

The Shape of Water

Mike’s Fearless 2018 Oscar Picks

Mike’s Fearless 2018 Oscar Picks   The Academy Awards are on this Sunday, March 4th. I am picking who I think will win and then my personal picks of who should win.  The ones I missed are in red.   Best Picture: Will Win:  The Shape of Water Should Win: Get Out Directing: Will Win: […]

CW69–03/02/2018

Watu Wote / All of Us

2018 Oscar Nominated Live-Action Shorts

2018 Oscar Nominated Live-Action Shorts One of my favorite events is coming up on Sunday, March 4, 2018, the 90th Academy Awards. That means that it’s also time for the Oscar-nominated short films to come to theatres. The Live-Action Short Films and the Animated Short Films programs will be playing in theatres starting Friday, February […]

CW69–02/09/2018

Revolting Rhymes

2018 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

2018 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts One of my favorite events is coming up on Sunday, March 4, 2018, the 90th Academy Awards. That means that it’s also time for the Oscar-nominated short films to come to theatres. The Live-Action Short Films and the Animated Short Films programs will be playing in theatres starting Friday, February […]

CW69–02/09/2018

SCAD aTVfest Feb. 1 – 3

SCAD aTVfest Feb. 1 – 3 The SCAD is celebrating television with the SCAD aTVfest.  Now it its sixth-year SCAD aTVfest is an international event exploring the latest in design, creativity, and innovation in television and media. Working professionals from all spheres of content production gather for screenings, premieres, panel discussions and workshops. You can […]

CW69–01/31/2018

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