From Brad Oswald of the Winnipeg Free Press:
- Sweet sitcom sweeps laughs under the rug
“Clearly, the new CBC sitcom Men With Brooms aspires to be a sort of Cheers set at a curling club. Sadly, it could more fairly be described as Little Rink on the Prairie.” Read more.
From Patrick White of the Globe and Mail:
- Men With Brooms, and the irony of a hot Winnipeg summer
â€œCheers was set in a bar, but it wasn’t about drinking,â€ said executive producer Paul Mather, overlooking the set from a perch in the rink’s bar. â€œThis is set in a curling rink, but it’s about much more than curling.â€ Read more.
From Scott Stinson of the National Post:
- No need to hurry hard on TV
“M en with Brooms, the 2002 Paul Gross film about a small-town curling legend who returns home and ends up taking a shot at (relative) glory, made less than $5-million at the box office.” Read more.
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