The Last Gladiators
Release Date: February 1st, 2013
R|1 hr. 34 min.
Filmmaker Alex Gibney explores the history of the hockey goon.
Director: Alex Gibney
When The Last Gladiators treats brawls like greatest-hits clips for more than half the movie, then suggests fighting is behind Nilan's decline, it feels like trying to have it both ways. show more
Makes room for tender moments of reflection from a guy who, against impossible odds, still managed some victories, the biggest of which may be that he's still standing. show more
He tells his story honestly, but with no great sense of self-awareness or insight. show more