Tag: goon

Take Off, Eh!? Celebrate The Greatest Canadian Hoser Cinema

Hoser (hōz ´әr): noun. 1. A clumsy, boorish person, especially an uncouth, beer-drinking man often clothed in a flannel lumberjack coat, Kodiak boots and a toque. 2. What you call your little brother when your mother isn't in the room....

THE MASTER Takes Tops Honors With Toronto Film Critics!

The Toronto Film Critics Association blessed Paul Thomas Anderson's film The Master with four awards this year. And three very different Canadian films have the chance to win the Rogers Best Canadian Film Award: Bestiaire, directed by Denis Côté; Goon, directed...

Oy Canada: GOON And The Apotheosis Of Jewish Wish Fulfillment

In one of the many classic scenes from the 1980 film, an old lady asks the stewardess aboard her AIRPLANE for something "light" to read. She's in turn handed a "leaflet" entitled  "JEWISH SPORTS LEGENDS".Cue audience laughter. It's long been...