Album Reviews

Check out the albums that have left Mr. H with permanent hearing loss in his left ear, but a song in his heart.

Television Reviews

They say TV will rot your brain. Mr. Hipster does his best to prove them right.
GLOW Season 1

GLOW: Season 1

The sad thing is I actually remember when G.L.O.W. was a thing. Granted, I can’t remember the specifics (it was 1986 after all), but I…

Ozark Season 1

Ozark: Season 1

When I first saw there was a series entitled Ozark, my first reaction was, “How is there possibly a series starring Jason Bateman and Laura…

Movie Reviews

Enjoy the rantings as Mr. Hipster proves he slept through his film criticism courses in college.
Patti Cake$ 4

Patti Cake$

There’s nothing like watching a movie about New Jersey in New Jersey. Well, not about New Jersey, so much as enveloped by New Jersey. Such is…

Win It All 3.5

Win It All

It’s funny. Win It All is an utterly predictable film. Which, in the land of the indie film, makes it an anomaly. Add to the…

Anomalisa 3.8

Anomalisa

Do you like to watch puppets fuck? I mean, not in like a weird way. Like in a cinematic, artsy way? Because, if you do,…

Booze & Grub Survey

Reviews of New York City’s most popular (and least popular) bars and restaurants.
Momofuku Ssam Bar

Momofuku Ssäm Bar

I’m still not sure I know what a ssäm is, but I assume it’s some Asian (possibly Korean) wrap type thing that involves meat, rice…

Book Reviews

This much ignorance about literature can only lead to hurt feelings and a whole lot of nonsense.
Before The Fall

Before the Fall

Is he a showrunner or an author? Or an author/novelist who’s a showrunner? The man behind such excellently twisted shows as Fargo and Legion breaks…

The Tiger's Wife

The Tiger’s Wife

No matter how many times I reminded myself that The Tiger’s Wife didn’t take place in India, (and is actually situated in an unnamed Balkan…

Tapping the Source

Tapping the Source

So I’d read that Tapping the Source was, in fact, the source material for the movie, Point Break. I mean, sure, there’s surfing and some…

Hipster Diary

I have a lot on my mind. Sometimes it causes insomnia. Maybe this will help.

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Tapping the Source

Tapping the Source

So I’d read that Tapping the Source was, in fact, the source material for the movie, Point Break. I mean, sure, there’s surfing and some…

The Lobster 3.5

The Lobster

Look, I knew The Lobster was going to be a weird hang. I knew it the second I saw that crumb catcher gracing the upper lip…

The OA: Season 1

Damn I’m a sucker for these types of series. Though I guess a ton of people are, otherwise they wouldn’t keep making these Lost-like shows…

Digging for Fire 1.5

Digging for Fire

Digging for Fire is apparently part of this whole mumblecore genre. A genre I thought I was okay with. Not thrilled with, but okay with….

Goliath

Goliath: Season 1

I believe Goliath is supposed to be part of this “prestige television” movement we’ve seen across all of basic and pay cable and your various…

Goodness

The Hotelier: Goodness

Let’s talk about spoken-word shit. Actually, let’s not talk about spoken-word shit. Even if The Hotelier somehow thinks this most high school of emotive communication…

Momofuku Ssam Bar

Momofuku Ssäm Bar

I’m still not sure I know what a ssäm is, but I assume it’s some Asian (possibly Korean) wrap type thing that involves meat, rice…

Steve Jobs 3

Steve Jobs

Am I a bad person for kind of liking this movie? Me, the person who constantly rails against biopics in all their forms? Even after…

Quality Eats

Quality Eats

Quality Eats is kind of what mid-level New York eating is all about. It qualifies as a steakhouse because of the steak on its menu,…

The Book of Strange New Things

The Book of Strange New Things

The Book of Strange New Things is not only a mouthful, but is also almost impossible to describe without either sounding way too simplistic or entirely…