It's a tough one to review.
It is! I wanted to love it, and I DID enjoy it, but the ++++ sh!t was a bit over the top. I saw how some was needed for the congruence of the story, but the absolutely crossed the line. I did laugh a lot and had a few really good ones.
I thoroughly enjoyed the hockey part of it, and the small town intimacy worked. Could have been more T&A & partying, in my book, but the amount of drinkin and bar hoppin was realistic.
ALL the acting was top shelf.
I look forward to seeing it AGAIN to see if it passes THAT test. Like "For Love of the Game" and "Slapshot" do.
I am REALLY anxious for Hit Somebody movie now! I thought "wow, Goon really got the jump on Smith, but actually this film really made me want to see Kevins take, which I expect to be BETTER!