Five years ago, Canadian politics changed inside a boxing ring. The then backbencher MP Justin Trudeau fought the Conservative Senator Patrick Brazeau. Trudeau won so convincingly that he began his rise to power. Now on the anniversary of the fight Toronto Star contributor Declan Hill – who also fought that night – jumped in the … Continue reading Fighting Justin
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Ladies and Gentlemen, We have a winner! In 2015, Selma is the only film that approaches the majesty and gravitas of what an Oscar for Best Picture should be. It is a superb story but, ironically, not a well-produced film. Selma is actually a ten-part HBO television series squashed into a two-hour movie. The writer … Continue reading Oscars and Racism in the U.S.