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Checks and Balances: Empathy for the Tough Guy

Paul Stewart | Posted 03.04.2015 | Sports
Paul Stewart

As a player, my ticket to reaching the NHL and WHA was my toughness and work ethic. As an official, I respected the people who performed the policeman role because I knew just how difficult and misunderstood that job really is.

2012 in Film: Good Films You Probably Missed in Theaters

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.27.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

And so begins my annual 'films of 2012' list round-up, where I try to do more than merely compile the '10 best and 10 worst' of the year. It's often just as much fun to talk about films somewhere in the middle, the underrated gems, the hidden gems, and the overrated would-be critical darlings.

ReThink Review: Goon -- the Hardest-Hitting (and Funniest) Comedy of 2012

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.28.2012 | Sports
Jonathan Kim

Naturally, the great joy of Goon is watching this lovable, eager-to-please oaf destroying everyone in his way, sort of like a happy-go-lucky Lenny from Of Mice and Men.

Smashing Faces, Taking Names

Posted 01.07.2012 | Entertainment

Imagine a fusion between "The Mighty Ducks," and "American Pie" and you'll get something close to the new hockey comedy, "Goon." Here, Seann Wil...