CRITIQUED: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS

Over the last six years, Oscar has chosen nonfiction adaptations as Best Picture contenders, and 2014 is no different with 5 films in the category inspired by true events. One such film is Captain Phillips, the story of the 2009 hijacking of a U.S. cargo ship off the coast of Somalia

CRITIQUED: AMERICAN HUSTLE

David O. Russell has been on fire over the last handful of years, helping to make the likes of Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence household names with their superb performances in The Fighter (2010) and Silver Linings Playbook (2012), so the third time should be quite the Oscar-filled charm. These four actors

THE HAPLESS GEEK SUMMER MOVIE GUIDE

Now that summer is over, the onslaught that is the blockbuster movie season has come and gone. It’s been a few months since you’ve last gotten the Hollywood treatment here at Hapless Geek, and for that we say, glad you missed us! We’ve been pretty busy over the summer, but

CRITIQUED: THE BOURNE LEGACY

Hollywood has a long history of bastardizing the films that are based on books. The Bourne Legacy is no different. But that doesn't make The Bourne Legacy a bad film. We must say were pleasantly surprised. Loosely based on the novel by Robert Ludlum, it continues with the action packed theme that

CRITIQUED: DARK SHADOWS

So, the bloom has finally fallen off the rose. And no, we’re not talking about Orlando Bloom. That's a different movie. We’re actually talking about the decades-long über-collaboration between film director Tim Burton and superstar Johnny Depp. They’ve done seven films together before this year’s Dark Shadows, all of them mired

CRITIQUED: MEN IN BLACK III

A lot of the action films this year have been getting a lot of hype and publicity, be it The Avengers or Battleship. But not Men in Black III. And why should it? It has Will Smith in the lead role, who by the way is a member of the club known for making

BOND. JAMES BOND. THE OFFICIAL SKYFALL TRAILER.

Remember our post about Bond 23 last month? Well, the producers have released the first official trailer of Bond 23, Skyfall. We have included it in the end for your viewing pleasure. Daniel Craig returns as the famous (or infamous depending on how you look at it) secret agent and this time he