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Review: Goon

I saw Goon this past Saturday when it finally showed up in a theater within driving distance. I went with a hockey friend of mine who plays men’s league, mostly because we’re buds, but also because he knows infinitely more about hockey than I do.  We also saw The Hunger Games afterwards which in retrospect is a really weird combination of movies to see in one day. It’s not Slap Shot. I don’t expect anything will ever replace that film in both humor, hockey and honesty. Deadspin recently did an article on it. Take a look. So if you decide …

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Preview – Goon

So, apparently, according to the million (slight exaggeration) hockey-related people I follow online, Goon has already come out in the Philadelphia/East Coast area. I asked weeks ago if I could review it on here. But it’s not released yet where I live in the middle of the country even though I live within a decent drive from Chicago which does host a hockey team, one that isn’t irrelevant. Okay, so I’m terribly annoyed. But as I cannot do a thing until it comes out (end of this month) here. So until then, here you go. And yes, I’m excited about …