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The Guru Reviews

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Empire Magazine

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

December 30, 2006
Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

A film whose good heart and musical numbers are much bigger than its shortcomings.

Full Review Source: RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland) | Original Score: 3/5

May 8, 2003
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews

mixes the exuberance of Bollywood with measured lunacy of 30s screwball comedies and adds just a dash of "The Joy of Sex"

Full Review Source: Killer Movie Reviews | Original Score: 4/5

April 5, 2003
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

It's good fun -- almost a musical.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee | Original Score: 3/4

February 28, 2003
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

"The Guru" is a light and frothy concoction that is a tasty little treat with its heart in the right place.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B-

February 19, 2003
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

a gentle comedy of colliding cultures

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B-

February 16, 2003
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

A great film? No, but it's pleasant enough, with attractive actors, and the interspersed Bollywood numbers are a hoot.

Full Review Source: San Diego Metropolitan

February 15, 2003
Dan Via
Washington Post
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A precipitous comedic falloff in the third quarter earns the film a qualified recommendation at best.

February 14, 2003
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

A screwball farce, not a musical, but it's entertainingly ridiculous in some of the same ways Moulin Rouge was.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 3/4

February 14, 2003
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune

It achieves flotation of benign idiocy because the stars are likable.

Full Review Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

February 14, 2003
Kim Morgan

Mistry is appealing (even while enduring some pretty embarrassing moments) and the picture entertaining, but it never crosses into something relevant or creatively eccentric.

Full Review Source: Oregonian

February 14, 2003
Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle
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A trifle, a silly one at that, but it's a charming trifle that's hard to resist.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: B

February 14, 2003
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
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A joyous genre-blender guaranteed to crank up your karma.

February 14, 2003
Cynthia Fuchs
Nitrate Online

Sex, song, and Sally Jesse Raphael. The Guru celebrates -- and turns inside out -- cultural cross-pollinations.

Full Review Source: Nitrate Online

February 14, 2003
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather

Infectious and exuberant and occasionally naughty.

Full Review Source: Film Blather | Original Score: A-

February 13, 2003
Charles Taylor
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Delightful screwball comedy.

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February 7, 2003
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Is this goofy? Oh yeah. But it's a grownup kind of goofy that will leave you grinning from ear to ear.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

February 2, 2003
Rod Granger
Film Journal International

All of this makes for some very entertaining if lightweight goings-on.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

February 1, 2003
Daphne Gordon
Toronto Star
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It feels like an upstart indie, thanks to its original script, endearing performances, colourful aesthetic, uplifting soundtrack, parodic undertones and the compelling theme of ethnic assimilation.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 4/5

January 31, 2003
Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle
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Mistry and co-star Heather Graham lend a fetching naivete to their characters.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

January 31, 2003
Derek Adams
Time Out
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June 24, 2006

Boston Phoenix
July 2, 2003

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
March 21, 2003

Orlando Weekly
March 6, 2003
Jeet Heer
National Post
February 3, 2003
August 27, 2002

August 26, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
July 14, 2002
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