American, The Bill Hicks Story, Film, Movie, Review, The Flawed Guru

American: The Bills Hicks Story

Bill Hicks is a name I’d heard many times over the years but I never really knew much about him other than having seen a few snippets of footage of his stand-up comedy routines. I vaguely knew that he was an angry comedian and that he had issues with drugs and alcohol but that’s basically…

The Avengers 2, Film, Movie, Review, The Flawed Guru

The Avengers 2

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, it’s a great time to be a live for comic book fans! After decades of being a fan of comics, I always had a cringing feeling when the film versions came out, as they were either just bad, or treated as a type of inside joke,…

12 Years A Slave, The Flawed Guru, Movie Review, Film Review

12 Years A Salve

12 Years A Slave is an instant classic in my eyes, even if I base that purely on one thing. You see, there have only ever been 2 films I’ve seen in my life that have not just bought tears to my eyes, or maybe a slight sob, but instead actual pure unabashed cry filled…

Rachel McAdams, Richard Curtis, The Flawed Guru, About Time, Movie, Film Review

About Time

Life, is a funny old beast, and I stick by that as I flow through it, and I’m once again reminded of this after having seen About Time tonight. When I first saw the poster for this film on the local cinema website, I actually thought it was the film Much Ado About Nothing, which…

The Princess Bride Film Movie Review The Flawed Guru

The Princess Bride

‘The Princess Bride’, why don’t they make films like that anymore? Or films like its fellow 80’s twin, ‘Labyrinth’, or even their bastard 90’s son, ‘Evil Dead 3’. You know why? I just don’t think today’s audiences would accept it. That doesn’t mean this film is dated, and a modern audience wouldn’t still love it,…