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Movie Renter's Guide - September, 2008

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"The Love Guru" (Blu-ray)

movie-september-2008-the-love-guru.jpgSynopsis

Jane Bullard (Alba), owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team, comes to The Guru Pitka (Myers) with a problem. Her star player, Darren Roanoke (Malco) is not playing his best because his wife is having an affair with Jacques Grande (Timberlake), who is the star of another team.

Jane askes Guru Pitka to do his best and get Prudence Roanoke (Good) to come back to her husband so that the Maple Leafs will have a chance in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

 

Specifications

  • Paramount Pictures
  • 2008, Color, Rated PG-13, 1 Hr 26 min
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • 1080p
  • Codec: Not Specified
  • English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD
  • Directed by Marco Schnabel
  • Starring Jessica Alba, Mike Myers, Justin Timberlake, Romany Malco, Meagan Good
    Rating
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  • Violence: No
  • Sex: Extremely Vulgar
  • Language: Mild

Commentary

Myers is a very funny and talented actor who can play any type of character, including a Self Help Guru. The jokes are mostly crude, and mostly amusing. Lots of The Naked Gun types of setups.

Technical

If you want to push your flat screen HDTV to the limit of its color reproduction, here is your movie. It could be used as a Kodachrome® test pattern.

Extras

Extras include An Inside Look, Hockey Training for Actors, Bloopers, and other things.