Goon

Thought Bubble: How To Fix Canadian Cinema

Canadian movies and TV have a bad rep. CANADALAND's Jesse Brown talked to Jay Baruchel about how we fix this, and inadvertently hit upon something that could actually be the key to improving our onscreen cultural landscape.

TIFF’s Top Ten for Canada

With TIFF announcing the line-up for it's 12th annual Canada's Top Ten series in January, we take a look at their choices to represent the best of the Great White North in 2012.

Interview: Seann William Scott

Wrapping up a week's worth of Goon coverage, Dork Shelf talks to Goon star Seann William Scott about why Doug "The Thug" Glatt was less of a challenge than playing Stiffler a fourth time, what it's like to finally get into hockey after never playing as a kid, and his deep and almost nerdy love of movies.

Interview: Liev Schreiber

Dork Shelf catches up with Goon actor Liev Schreiber and talks about the extensive preparation required to become a hockey player on film, learning how to fight on ice, and his earliest memories of the game.

Goon Review

Calling Goon this generation's Slap Shot would be an understatement. Aside from the obvious surface comparisons to the George Roy Hill/Paul Newman classic about a minor league hockey team going nowhere, director Michael Dowse (Fubar) and co-writer/co-star Jay Baruchel have created a film that outdoes what many hail as the greatest hockey comedy ever made.

Interview: Alison Pill

Dork Shelf talks to another Goon cast member, Toronto native Alison Pill, about what to look for when choosing a love interest role, working with Seann William Scott and Jay Baruchel, and her fear of improv.

Interview: Marc-Andre Grondin

The charming and candid Marc-André Grondin talked to Dork Shelf about the upcoming hockey comedy Goon and what it’s like to play someone so irredeemable as his character, how to dress like a douche for the camera, and how challenging it can be to make a French Canadian character funny without turning it into a stereotype.

Contest: See Goon in Toronto, Ottawa, and Halifax

What's up Toronto, Ottawa, and Halifax? Would you guys like a chance to win something extra special? How about a pair of passes to see an advanced screening of Alliance Film's new comedy GOON? If you live in one of these cities, we would love to hook you guys up. Thanks to Alliance we have five pairs of passes for Toronto and ten pairs each for Ottawa and Halifax!