The VICE Guide to Film

  • North Korean Film Madness

    VICE founder Shane Smith visits North Korea to try to penetrate the Korean Feature Film Studio, a state-run film production facility west of Pyongyang.

  • Russian Parallel Cinema

    For 60 years, Russian film was dominated by the state-approved imagery of Socialist Realism: stark scenes of the proletariat; working, farming and soldiering. Making movies outside this milieu meant risking life and limb at the hands of the KGB. When...

  • Gaspar Noe

    Argentinian born, French filmmaker Gaspar Noe is the most notorious punk rock auteur in cinema today. His first two films, “I Stand Alone” and “Irreversible,” are fucked up punch-in-the-face film experiences that combine...