Last year, Ottawa filmmaker Elia Saikaly climbed up 29,000 feet of Mt. Everest - video camera in hand.
Month: October 2008
Lisgar Collegiate boys’ soccer team advances to the playoffs
Lisgar Collegiate Institute’s senior boys’ soccer team pulled from behind to make it to the National Capital Secondary Schools Athletic Association’s playoffs.
Film review: W.
The paradox of W. is that it comes four years too late to prevent a Bush re-election and at least that many years too early for a complete summation and judgment of the man as a historical figure. Thus, even conveniently positioned just before an election that will decide whether or not to continue on the Bush path (and McCain does make a teeny tiny appearance), the film is trapped in the limbo of the present tense, telling the story of the man who still holds the office of president of the United States of America, its hands tied by a supposed anti-partisan resolve.
Bank Street arsonist receives 11 years in prison
An Ottawa man pleaded guilty Thursday to setting two fires on Bank Street that resulted in more than $7 million in damage.