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

TEASER: DHOOM 3

The Dhoom franchise has carved a name for itself in Bollywood with its high octane stunts and catchy dance numbers. Add in a few top notch actors into the mix and you have the recipe for a nail biting, action packed film. The main characters have been the same since

TEASER: KOCHADAIIYAAN – THE LEGEND

It is not very often one gets to see films from Rajinikanth. There are Heroes. There are Super Heroes. But there is only one Rajinikanth. It is a pretty apt saying considering the mass following Superstar Rajinikanth has developed through the years. And as a result every film of his

CRITIQUED: GHANCHAKKAR

Indie films seem to be making their foray into mainstream Indian cinema these days. In the past, roles in indie films were played by little known actors. But times are changing and so are people's tastes. Not to mention the fact that actors themselves are getting bolder about the roles

CRITIQUED: RAAZ 3

If these are the standards Bollywood has set for horror films, then we are sorely disappointed. If the standards are for thrillers, then we feel a little better. We are of course referring to the sexy, smooch filled (at least by Indian standards), promiscuous, horror thriller that is Vikram Bhatt's Raaz 3.

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