———————————————————— by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Here’s the problem with those who hated Seth MacFarlane’s first (and, probably only) Oscars hosting gig: you’re even more predictable than the show, itself. First, nobody knows what they want from an Oscars host and they never have. James Franco and Anne Hathaway fart an unmemorable night […]Read more "Oscar Bronze: Seth MacFarlane Rocked the Academy Awards. Just Sayin’."
———————————————————— by Connor Foote Lotus Land Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— This just in: people aren’t crazy about Crash. Sure, the movie was good, but good isn’t great. Good isn’t Best Picture. Good isn’t Brokeback Mountain, or even Capote or Good Night, and Good Luck. Or, Munich. When Paul Haggis’s shallow swipe at racism in America worthy of a 9 p.m. slot on the […]Read more "Was ‘Crash’ Really the Worst Oscar Winner Ever? … Ever?"
———————————————————— by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— In honour of the fine motivational video released by Rainn Wilson’s comedy channel at Soul Pancake — a video titled A Pep Talk from Kid President — we are pleased to present our opinionated list of the Top 10 Inspirational Speeches in Sports History… in no particular order.Read more "Top 10 Inspirational Speeches in Sports History"
———————————————————— by Lochlan Phillips Belated Film Reviewer, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Seriously. It’s a real question. Two years has been kind to Mark Wahlberg’s passion project, The Fighter, which turned out not only to be the greatest sports movie of 2010-2011, but maybe the best movie from that year as well. Looking back, The Social Network and The King’s […]Read more "Is ‘The Fighter’ the Greatest Sports Movie of All Time?"
———————————————————— by Connor Foote Trailer Reviewer, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Through this trailer’s two minutes or 60 seconds (or however long it is), we’re constantly flooded with a lot of things true and many things untrue. It’s not that Jennifer Aniston doesn’t believe herself when she pleads pity about her photos in every magazine from Tacoma […]Read more "Trailer Review: ‘$ellebrity’ and Jennifer Aniston Pretend To Not Be Famous"
————————————————– by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine ————————————————– Like it, love it, loathe it. The Golden Globes set the pace for the Oscars. Now that five films have been nominated for both Best Picture – Drama and Best Picture – Comedy, we know that The Master cannot win come Academy season. It may get nominated. But, […]Read more "Oscar Bronze: Why Must Sports Films Always Sell Themselves Short?"
Well, hey, Daniel Day. Looks like you and Spielberg have concocted the classic “OH MY GOD IT’S A MOVIE ABOUT A PRESIDENT!” scheme just in time for the 2012 federal election. Nothing could be better suited to another semester of right-left arguments, debates surrounding the merits of socialism, racism, and sexism, or the age-old and […]Read more "Trailer Review: “Lincoln” and Daniel Day Lewis’s Magical Mind"
A few things about this upcoming film, 30 Beats – which is apparently about randomly connected people having sex with each other – before you “watch” it for yourself:1) It stars Paz de la Huerta, who is not Paz Vega. Yea, disappointing.2) It will be better than New Year’s Eve or Valentine’s Day, but it’s […]Read more "Friday’s Trailer Review: “30 Beats”"
Every once in a while, you get a film about gangsters. Okay, all the time, you get a film about gangsters.It’s set in Los Angeles or New York, and they all have gangsters accents. They say “hooah” instead of “whore” and “bing bang boom” instead of “cool.” People say things like, “I’m not an educated […]Read more "Thursday’s Trailer Review: “Gangster Squad”"
You can sing, you can dance, but can you watch it? (Photo “courtesy” of CTV.ca) For everyone who doesn’t know, it’s very hard to write (or create) anything on a Monday. Yea, it’s hard to work on a Monday, no matter what you do. But, sometimes, there’s just nothing to say that hasn’t already been […]Read more "Breaking Down the Oscars: Billy Crystal’s Last Stand"