From John Doyle of The Globe & Mail:
Mr. Hockey is a well-told tale for playoff time
We approach this type of TV movie with some trepidation. Well, I do anyway. The abominable two CBC movies about Don Cherry set a new low in hockey drama â€“ groan-inducing, obvious, sanitized and trite. There is plenty of sentimentality in Mr. Hockey (no surprise it will air in the United States on the Hallmark Channel next week), but itâ€™s a well-told, engrossing movie that has fine performances. The tropes of hockey movies are there, but thereâ€™s wit, too, and an occasional sharp edge. Continue reading.
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Lol, what does it say about me that I thoroughly enjoyed watching those “abominable” Don Cherry movies but found “brilliant” shows such as Mad Men yawn-inducing?
Looking forward to seeing the Gordie Howe movie. I’m a big hockey fan.
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