02/27/2017 at 19:12. Facebook
Aside from the gong show that climaxed the Oscars, it was a historic evening—for Moonlight, for La La Land, and for Hollywood—as new landmarks were set left and right. Brian D. Johnson on last night's Academy Awards:

Disaster aside, the Oscars were a victory for diversity—and independence -
02/27/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Moonlight deserved to win the Oscar for Best Picture. But both it and La La Land didn’t deserve any of what happened first. And, inadvertently exposed by a total accident, the Oscars—the clothes-less emperor—can really only blame themselves, writes Adrian Lee:

Why the Oscars mix-up was the worst-case scenario for the Academy -
02/27/2017 at 07:12. Facebook
'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins after the Oscars' wild, weird finish: “Even in my dreams this cannot be true." What happened at a shocking Oscars night:

In historic gaffe, Oscars bungle Best Picture award for Moonlight—by giving it to La La Land first
02/27/2017 at 06:39. Facebook
Some are skewering Warren Beatty in the wake of the Oscars debacle. But it should not overtake his reputation as a polished charmer and uncompromised icon of the New Hollywood Cinema. Our interview with him in November: [ Link ]

Warren Beatty's worthy return to Hollywood -
02/27/2017 at 06:20. Facebook
So, yes, we can be sure now: Capping a wild final scene at the Oscars, Moonlight has won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

'Moonlight': The black American Bildungsroman that won the Oscars
02/27/2017 at 04:27. Facebook
"People ask me all the time, ‘what kind of stories do you want to tell, Viola?’ And I say: exhume those bodies. Exhume those stories. The stories of the people who dreamed big and never saw those dreams to fruition; people who fell in love and lost."

Here's Viola Davis's emotional Oscars speech -
02/27/2017 at 03:36. Facebook
Michael J. Fox made a surprise appearance at the Oscars. Read @briandjohnson 's 2013 interview with him: [ Link ]

Michael J. Fox: Back with a future -
02/27/2017 at 03:19. Facebook
Asghar Farhadi won the Academy Award for best foreign film—but boycotted it over Donald Trump's travel ban. Read his statement:

Read Asghar Farhadi's statement for his Oscars win -
02/27/2017 at 02:34. Facebook
Canadian Sylvain Bellemare has won the Oscar for sound editing, for the film Arrival:

The arrival of Denis Villeneuve -
yesterday at 21:29. Facebook
'La La Land' has gone from critical darling to the villain of this year's Oscars.

Is 'La La Land' really the Oscars villain? -
yesterday at 20:50. Facebook
Jason Kenney says that as immigration minister, he tried to convince the Obama administration to renegotiate the Safe Third Country Agreement, but was rebuffed.

A tougher refugee border pact? America said no -
yesterday at 20:09. Facebook
Charlie Angus has entered the race to be the next leader of the federal New Democrats. John Geddes spoke to Angus earlier this year about his past and what he sees for his future.

Charlie Angus comes in from the cold -
yesterday at 18:53. Facebook
Why we should not jump to sweeping conclusions just yet about the conservative movement in Canada.

Manning Manifests: Was this the whole picture of Canadian conservatism? -
yesterday at 17:40. Facebook
Why Moonlight, nominated for eight Oscars tonight, deserves all the praise it has received.

Why 'Moonlight' is fully deserving of its high-voltage buzz -
yesterday at 17:24. Facebook
What if instead of banning cell phones from the classroom, schools started being more flexible?

Should schools welcome cell phones in class? -
yesterday at 16:25. Facebook
Why, in 2016, La La Land, nominated for 14 Oscars tonight, felt like the escapism we needed.

La La Land is a musical tonic for the times -
yesterday at 16:18. Facebook
Think you know a lot about Canada? Answer our daily Canada150 quiz correctly and you could win!

The Canada150 Quiz Countdown trivia test: Day 26! -
yesterday at 16:13. Facebook
There were moments of real division between Conservative party leadership candidates this weekend.

What made sparks fly at the Conservative leaders' debate -
02/25/2017 at 22:41. Facebook
Kady O'Malley reports from the Manning Conference, which ended in a debate: should media be funded by rich patrons, propaganda pushers or the public purse?

Manning Manifests: CBC a prime target as conference winds down -
02/25/2017 at 20:44. Facebook
When it comes to the plan to resettle 1,200 Yazidi refugees, Rona Ambrose says, "democracy worked in this instance."

Will Yazidi refugee effort bolster Canada's confidence in government? -