Humboldt: The New Season shares the survivors’ harrowing stories as they mentally and physically recover from their trauma.
Youngblood certainly still knows how to rile up a crowd, but is incredibly dated with its attitudes about our national pastime and particularly the violence that can erupt out of it.
Hello Destroyer is a quiet, subtle film that deals with violence in hockey, but contains very little violence or hockey.
This week the Loose Cannons watch Goodbye Uncle Tom, the ultra offensive 1971 film that critic Pauline Kael called “the most specific and rabid incitement to race war.”
This week the Loose Cannons watch the 1971 hockey romance Winter Comes Early (aka Face-Off). Is this Canuck classic worthy of the Cannon canon? Listen to find out.
After premiering recently at Toronto's Hot Docs film festival, the documentary Theo Fleury: Playing with Fire debuts tonight on HBO Canada. The film follows Theoren Fleury - among the most controversial and memorable figures in contemporary hockey history. Director Larry Day paints a shocking and honest portrait of a man who has battled personal demons, addiction, and sexual abuse.
I thought I was going to go to bed before midnight tonight. I've been a bit busy and sleep-deprived for the past couple days; this makes me question my decision to sit and read Jeff Lemire's Essex County all in one sitting. I have no regrets: instead, I'm wondering why it's taken so long for me to get around to it.