First Man: Why is the flag scene NOT in the movie? Directors respond to the controversy

First Man is a docudrama of epic proportions. Taking one of the most ubiquitous stories and making it into a suspenseful drama is not an easy task. According to critics, First Man is a masterpiece – but that doesn’t stop people from finding fault with it. In the movie adaptation of the book, director Damien […]

Moon landing movie stirs controversy by leaving out American flag

One small step for man, one giant sh*tstorm for the internet. A new Canadian-directed Neil Armstrong biopic drew fierce criticism after it left out the iconic planting of the star-spangled banner on the moon. ‘First Man’ opened to rave reviews from audiences at the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday for Canadian actor Ryan Gosling’s portrayal […]

Against modern football? The controversy behind the La Liga & Relevent Sports deal

When I first heard the news of La Liga’s deal with US company Relevent Sports to host one Spanish league game on American soil each season, I for one was hardly surprised. Having covered the 2016 International Champions Cup (ICC) across the US, the tournament which Relevent has been proudly organizing since 2013, brings together […]

The Michael Cohen controversy reached a climax this week as he pleaded guilty to federal crimes and implicated Trump — here’s a full timeline of events

Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty this week. It marked the climax of the Cohen controversy. Here’s the full timeline of events from it. President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty this week to a list of federal crimes as the controversy surrounding […]

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri talks Willian future and club controversy after Arsenal defeat

Willian has been strongly linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge this summer. Manchester United have been closely connected with Jose Mourinho eager to reunite with the Brazilian. Barcelona are also monitoring Willian and have had three bids rejected. However, when pressed about Willian’s future after Chelsea’s penalty shoot-out defeat to Arsenal in the […]

Melania Trump brushes off controversy over ‘I really don’t care’ jacket in Instagram post

Melania Trump, 48, is married to US President Donald Trump, 70, but is is reported to not always agree with his policies. After Donald lifted an order to separate migrant children from their parents at the US/Mexico border in Texas, his wife Melania was spotted boarding a plane to go and visit the affected children. […]

Samantha Bee Apologizes for C-Word Controversy, Fires Back at Critics

Samantha Bee opened Wednesday’s Full Frontal by addressing the elephant in the room. Bee apologized again for referring to First Daughter Ivanka Trump as a “feckless c—t” last week: “I crossed the line, I regret it, and I do apologize for that.” While she reminded us that “it is a word that I have used on the show many […]

President Trump Weighs In On Roseanne Barr Controversy, Wants Personal Apology From 'Horrible' ABC

President Trump has taken to Twitter to express his thoughts about the recent Roseanne Barr kerfuffle — and he’s not pleased with ABC’s course of action. RELATEDAmbien Shoots Down Roseanne Barr’s Drug-Addled Meltdown Excuse: ‘Racism Is Not a Known Side Effect’ The Alphabet Net, of course, cancelled Barr’s eponymous sitcom on Tuesday, after she posted […]

Parents told to get with the program in cross-ice hockey controversy

There is anger in the centre of the hockey universe. What is causing discord in Toronto's hockey community? Kids hockey, of course. Organizations across the country, including Toronto, have been mandated by Hockey Canada to implement half or cross-ice hockey for children playing in younger age groups. Hockey Canada says that going into this season, […]