Suddenly Bobby Clarke Is A Rob Zombie Fan

  DEADLINE: Rob Zombie will write, direct and produce Broad Street Bullies, a film about the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team that evolved from a cellar-dwelling expansion team into a team that racked up victories and penalty minutes in equal measure during the 1970s. Zombie, known for his head-banging music before transitioning to genre films like House Of 1000 Corpses and Halloween, is making a departure with this film, sort of, because the Flyers’ brutal style of play is genre-worthy and has the makings for a hockey film on the order of the 1977 sports film classic Slap Shot. […] Zombie […]

TONITE: Broad Street Bullying

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: It’s a bittersweet feeling to watch HBO’s lively and engaging new documentary on the mid-1970s Philadelphia Flyers. The “Broad Street Bullies” remain one of the most distinctively branded sports teams of modern times, an intriguing mix of wonderful hockey skill and medieval intimidation. You can’t argue with their success and this documentary doesn’t, celebrating their Stanley Cup victories in 1974 and 1975 with gleeful exuberance. Even if you hated the Flyers, which most New York hockey fans did, it’s fun to watch. At the same time, the documentary acknowledges that in some ways the Flyers did hockey […]