Monthly Archives: February 2017

Justin Trudeau and Electoral Reform

Democracy. It is the fickle foundation of our precarious political system. Despite its weaknesses to demagoguery and populism, it is the only political system where everyone matters equally, to which a cynic may reply: “When everyone matters, no one matters.”

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Review: John Wick: Chapter 2

I always get nervous for action sequels. They have the tough task of building on top of existing lore without undermining any previous installments. Everything has to be bigger and better, lest the fans become disappointed with the end result.

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Review: John Wick

Everybody knows him on a first name basis. You can hear the fear and respect when people talk to him. Even amongst the underworld’s seediest rogues, he is not a man to be trifled with. He’s a living legend whose reputation

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Review: Manchester by the Sea

A few weeks ago, I watched Manchester in theatres with my older brother. My brother hated it, saying it was a tedious drag to watch. I sympathize with him; Manchester is nothing like the Hollywood blockbusters that casual audiences have grown accustomed to.

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Review: Silence

Do you believe in God? I know, this is a heavy question to ask right off the bat, but it’s the fundamental question at the heart of Martin Scorsese’s latest film, Silence. Personally, I’m not a very religious person. And in all

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