The Cinema of Hockey: Four Decades of the Game on Screen by Iri Cermak

By Iri Cermak

Ice hockey has featured in North American motion pictures because the early days. Hockey’s great cinematic repertoire explores diverse perspectives of the game, together with the position of aggression, the enterprise of activities, race and gender, and the function of ladies within the online game. This severe examine specializes in hockey topics in additional than 50 motion pictures and tv videos from the U.S. and Canada spanning numerous many years. Depictions of old video games are mentioned, together with the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” and the 1972 Summit sequence. nationwide myths that tell rules of the hockey participant are tested. creation ideas that increase hockey as on-screen spectacle are covered.

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