by Kolby Solinsky White Cover Magazine If the majority of the headline above isn’t already a giveaway, I’ll tell you straight-up: I’m often late to things. Not lazy. Not even really late to appointments. Just late to the easiest things to be on time for – like hashtags, hairstyles, and movies. So while much of […]Read more "Belated Film Review: All the Praise for Richard Linklater and ‘Boyhood’"
by Kolby Solinsky White Cover Magazine The Interview isn’t really an assault on North Korea, or Kim Jong-Un. I mean, yeah, the whole movie is about killing him. And spoilers, but they succeed. That said, in a movie like this, killing isn’t much of an insult – it sort of means you’re in on the […]Read more "Belated Film Review: There’s No Guilt In My Pleasure Watching ‘The Interview’"
by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine You’ll have to watch it twice. Because Inside Llewyn Davis is, at first viewing, boring. But the second time, it’s subtle. Subtle is an artistically conscious way of saying boring, but it’s a compliment – in the way someone who’s short can be the biggest person in the room, like Napoleon, […]Read more "Belated, Short Film Review: Getting Under ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’"
I’m a normal guy. I don’t get invited to pre-screenings and I don’t know a single actor on a personal or professional basis. I write movie reviews because I like to, not because I feel my word is anything close to gospel or because I think you should care. (Although, I would really appreciate a […]Read more "Film Review: The Wolf of Wall Street. Excess in Everything."
———————————————————— by Turner Lavoie Literary Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— The funny thing about being an awfully pessimistic website (all the time) is that you eventually become as predictable as the stuff you claim isn’t creative. This doesn’t make you a genius. It makes you a mouth.Read more "What’s More Predictable: Grantland or The Great Gatsby?"
———————————————————— by Connor Foote Lotus Land Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— You don’t need to see this movie.Read more "Belated Film Review: ’42’ Arrives About 42 Years Late"
———————————————————— by Connor Foote Lotus Land Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— It’s hard to tell what’s wrong with Friends With Kids, but the feeling it’s going to be a bumpy (yawny) ride hits you right at take-off. Maybe it’s that you have six people — three men and three women — who are funny and trying not […]Read more "Belated Film Review: Friends Have Kids in ‘Friends With Kids’"
———————————————————— by Connor Foote Lotus Land Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— The thing about movies with an audience like Django Unchained‘s — including all of those who haven’t seen but just heard about it from the mouth of Spike Lee — is that it has this way of making you forget a time when it didn’t exist.Read more "Belated Film Review: Leonardo DiCaprio Dominates ‘Django Unchained’"
———————————————————— by Connor Foote Lotus Land Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— There’s no need to review a film you’ve all either seen or heard far too much about (although it’s well-deserved for a worthy Best Picture winner). Chances are, if you haven’t seen Argo, you may have heard about it for the wrong reasons… specifically, about some Canadian […]Read more "Why Canadians Should Be Proud of ‘Argo’. Yes, Proud."