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Friday, September 09, 2011

The Last Gladiators screens at the Toronto Film Festival this week
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/last-gladiators-toronto-film-review-233129 has the review

The story deal with NHL enforcers, specifically Chris Nilan.  Other  NHL players appearing include Donald Brashear, Marty McSorley and Tony Twist.

More on the film here: http://tiff.net/filmsandschedules/tiff/2011/lastgladiators

Among the executive producers of this movie is Barry Reese, the father of the Islanders' Dylan.

(HT to @atari8bit (Glenn Birk) for the original tip on this.)

Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick

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