Talk:The Love Guru

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NHL Playoff format, Rob Blake[edit]

The movie has games 1, 2, and 3 in Toronto, followed by games 4, 5, and 6 in Los Angeles, then the series reverts to Toronto for game 7. the actual NHL playoff format is 2-2-1-1-1, so Toronto should have hosted games 1, 2, 5, and 7, while LA should have had 3, 4, and 6. Not a huge error, but nonetheless a notable one to anyone who watches NHL hockey. Rob Blake was also portrayed as taking a faceoff against Roanoke, which is unlikely since Blake is a defenseman. Just the inane rantings of a sports nerd, I guess.

Filming??[edit]

I'm pretty sure most of the hockey filming took place during and after a pre-season Buffalo vs. Toronto game (i know this because i was there.) unless they did it at two games...david what! (talk) 18:20, 20 March 2008 (UTC)

Headlines[edit]

hockey teams[edit]

from what i've seen on imdb, malco will be a toronto maple leafs player and timberlake will play an la kings player. also, the nhl has approved the use of the stanley cup as it appears both these teams will be playing against each other in the stanley cup finals.

Headline text[edit]

Many Hindu leaders, or one?[edit]

Not many Hindu "leaders" other than this one Rajan Zed have expressed any resentment toward this film. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 141.211.222.92 (talk) 01:11, 2 April 2008 (UTC)

There are 5500+ people protesting on just one website. Hindu Jagruti website In India we do not need political leaders to take up issues.

Bhekare (talk) 05:45, 15 June 2008 (UTC)

Given that there are over 900 million Hindus in India, this doesn't seem very significant. Anty (talk) 16:03, 6 August 2008 (UTC)

American first?[edit]

The page says he the Guru is an American who was raised by gurus, and returned to Canada, did they mean American as in North American?24.65.42.159 (talk) 23:50, 18 May 2008 (UTC)

  • He is a Guru originally from the U.S. After training in India, he returns to the U.S. He only comes to Canada in the film because he has been asked to help the Maple Leafs in Toronto. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 207.112.119.25 (talk) 22:43, 13 July 2009 (UTC)

NHL Partnership[edit]

The NHL partnered with Paramount on the movie, in the form of a "strategic marketing alliance".

http://www.nhl.com/nhl/app?articleid=360399&page=NewsPage&service=page

69.112.219.43 (talk) 02:54, 28 May 2008 (UTC)

Summary[edit]

I just added a summary. I missed the first few minutes of the movie, so if anyone would like to add to it, please feel free to do so. I was a bit surprised that there wasn't a summary already.

I see that the majority of the article is about the reaction from the Hindu community. This misses the mark; the movie is a spoof on the motivational gurus that first became a feature of Western pop culture in the 1960s. So it's not meant to be a portrayal of what Hinduism is all about any more than Leap of Faith is supposed to be an accurate reflection of Christianity.

Anyway, not everyone likes stupid-funny movies, but it's cute, when taken for what it is. I was pleased to see Verne Troyer in a decent speaking part. Afalbrig (talk) 06:46, 2 July 2008 (UTC)

The R-word[edit]

As far as I can remember, the word retard isn't used in the film (though I'll be the first to admit that I didn't find the film particularly memorable). More importantly, the cited article says that the word is found in Tropic Thunder -- not The Love Guru. Unless someone can find a relevant reference I'm going to remove all mention of the r-word. —Preceding unsigned comment added by SgtSchumann (talkcontribs) 21:53, 22 September 2008 (UTC)

Plot[edit]

The plot section makes no sense. It is something about NFL and genitalia, but is too badly written to understand. A better plot description is needed. I was thinking I could try to reduce the thing that make no sense, but decided not to, as it would have been risky, given I never saw the film. I propose the plot outline being written anew. Veselin Kanchev (talk) 18:27, 8 July 2010 (UTC)

I don't care if it's true[edit]

The "3 minutes of chuckle time" shouldn't be in the sidebar. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ynkno13 (talkcontribs) 13:12, 22 April 2011 (UTC)