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Laurence Phelan reviews Chasing Mavericks (PG)

Dir. Curtis Hanson, Michael Apted Starring Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston, 116mins

Gerard Butler plays a weirdly angry beach-bum philosopher who turns all Mr Miyagi when he agrees to mentor a fatherless teen, show him how to surf some mythical big waves, and teach him the four “foundation pillars of surfing”.