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

HAPLESS GEEK’S OSCARS CENTRAL 2015

The 87th Academy Awards is just under a month away, and hapless geek is back once again supplying the ammo to predict who leaves Tinseltown with that coveted golden statuette. Last year we predicted the top awards of the show in Best Picture, Best Director, Best Lead and Supporting Actor, Lead and Supporting Actress,