Under The Mountain, Film, Movie, Review, The Flawed Guru

Under The Mountain

Under The Mountain is a beloved ‘kidult’ book written by Maurice Gee and was made into an also beloved 8 part mini series in New Zealand back in 1981. So it’s taken a long time for it to be finally adapted into a feature length film, and it took one of the current golden boys…

Jupiter Ascending, Film, Movie, Review, The Flawed Guru

Jupiter Ascending

I had heard only bad things about Jupiter Ascending before going into it, with everything from Eddie Redmayne giving one of the worst performances ever, to people saying it’s already a contender for worst film of the year. Now, I’m big fans of the Wachowski’s, but they aren’t free from their share of flaws and…

The Soloist, Review, Film, Movie, The Flawed Guru

The Soloist

A couple of months ago I saw a news item about a journalist who discovered a homeless man playing amazing classical music on the streets of LA. As I watched this news piece I was thinking that it would make a great movie, little knowing that halfway through the item they’d be showing footage from…

The Final Destination, Review, Film, Movie, The Flawed Guru

The Final Destination

I first saw a Final Destination movie at the International Film Festival a few years back when they were screening number two as part of their ‘incredibly strange film’ section. I never saw number one as it seemed like a typical teen horror, which had never really interested me, but when I saw the write…

Fifty Shades Of Grey, Film, Movie, Review, The Flawed Guru

Fifty Shades Of Grey

When it comes to films like Fifty Shades Of Grey, which has so much hype around it, both negative and positive, it’s a delicate balance of keeping your mind open when going in to see it. I already had my own opinions about the book and how popular it was, but even those I tried…

Surrogates, Film, Movie, Review, The Flawed Guru

Surrogates

When I first saw the trailer for Surrogates, I was pretty excited about it. I follow news of the film industry pretty closely and even though this film had come to my attention in a very small way a while ago, the trailer was a big surprise when I finally saw it as I had…

Sherlock Holmes, Film, Movie, Review, The Flawed Guru

Sherlock Holmes

Being a big Guy Richie fan, except for Swept Away, which I refuse to watch, I was really looking forward to seeing his first big budget studio film. I love his style of writing, directing and general cool style of filmmaking, and Sherlock Holmes looked like it was going to be very much like his…