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DVD - 2011
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"Seventeen-year-old Farley has led a sheltered life, raised on a diet of home schooling, organic living and trips to the art gallery. To his parents' dismay, Farley is scouted and signed by the owner of a junior league team, where he becomes an instant star"--from www.imdb.com.
Publisher: [Montréal] : Métropole ; [Toronto] : Distributed in Canada by Mongrel Media, [2011]
Branch Call Number: FIC Score 6998mm 1
FIC Score 6998tc 1
FIC Score 6998mv 1
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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VRMurphy
Jul 28, 2015

OMG this was dreadful, and I gave it an hour of my life. The music is poor, the acting is dreadful, the writing is dreck, the choreography is amateurish, and seriously, there wasn't a single Canadian actress available so they had to cast Olivia Newton-John? The positives? There are some nice interior shots of the AGO, the film has decent production values, and a bunch of Canadians were employed. I can enjoy silly (when I'm in the mood for it), I admire well-done satire, I like hockey, I appreciate a well-made musical - but this is NONE of those. If you want funny WITH Canadiana in-jokes, get "Men with Brooms" or "Bon Cop Bad Cop" instead.

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StopHarperNow
Apr 28, 2015

A musical with a hockey theme, Score is a quirky and surprisingly entertaining love story. I picked it up thinking it would not last the 20-minute test but it captivated me with its engaging characters and well-choreographed song and dance scenes. Try it. You'll like it!

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mistical
Jan 08, 2015

Surprised to say it came pretty close to being good!

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jds1
Feb 21, 2013

Hockey and music just don't mix. I couldn't watch the whole thing.

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ReidCooper
Nov 24, 2011

If you don't like musicals, hockey or Canadiana, you won't like this movie. But if you do, and you appreciate tongue-in-cheek humour, you just may well love this movie. None of the people with whom I saw this movie expected much, but we all ended up really enjoying it - it was much better than it had a right to be, and much much better than some reviews would have you believe. --- [Note to reviewers: if you don't like the genre or hate the topic, maybe you shouldn't be reviewing this type of movie. it could be absolutely perfect within its parameters and you'd still hate it. ]

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