Grimsby, Film, Movie, The Flawed Guru, Review

Grimsby

When it comes to Sacha Baron Cohen, it’s hard not to love him, if not only for his bullishness. On the other hand, his bullishness can be the thing that makes it hard to watch his movies and TV shows, as there’s nothing like awkwardness on screen to make you awkward in your seat. But…

Easy A, Film, Movie, Review, The Flawed Guru

Easy A

Often a film will come about that launches someone’s career and, frequently, more than one person from that film. Super Bad did that a few years back for its two main male stars, and even though it took a couple of years more, it also launched its main female star into her own leading roles.…

Due Date, Film, Movie, Review, The Flawed Guru

Due Date

Last year’s surprise hit was The Hangover, which helped launch a few careers both behind and in front of the camera. Films are very cyclic, of course, and often people become the ‘it’ director, writer or actor, and The Hangover feels very much like that as this group of people, who had done a lot…

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid, Film, Movie, Review, The Flawed Guru

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid

I’m a real sucker for well made kid’s movies as they either remind me of the great ones from my childhood or they capture the spirit of what it was like being a kid. Then of course there are the very kid orientated films which are really only made for the kid market and can…

Devil, Film, Movie, Review, The Flawed Guru

Devil

In my eyes, M Night Shyamalan has been making one bad film after another for years, and I almost couldn’t see him making a comeback. So when I heard he had a three picture deal with a company where three of his ideas would be taken by other filmmakers, turned into scripts, and then directed…

Date Night, Film, Movie, Review, The Flawed Guru

Date Night

Steve Carell and Tina Fey by themselves are pure comedic gold, and by putting them into a film together was just asking for something amazing to happen. Maybe it would even create some new form of awesome precious mineral that could be used to describe how good that film would be. So with that amount…

Cyrus, Film, Movie, Review, The Flawed Guru

Cyrus

Often an audience member’s interest in seeing a film is sparked by the actors who are starring in it, which can annoy some filmmakers as they see the idea behind the story and the filmmaking more important than the people acting in it. I recently saw an interview with the prolific Hong Kong director, Tsui…