Noel Ransome

Staff Writer

After an 8 year stint at a music publication, Noel joined VICE in early 2017 when the film school thing stopped working after a week of Citizen Kane talk. When he's not destroying that thing you love with words, like Citizen Kane, he's interviewing a celeb, egging on a racist, or dissecting something within popular culture, like that overstated Citizen Kane

Views My Own

Let People of Colour Be Angry

Following the Christchurch mosque shooting, I was filled with anger over what had happened—the latest attack by white supremacism. But society doesn’t want people like me to express that rage.
Noel Ransome
17 hours ago
Film

'Babylon': The Film Banned in America for Being Too Honest

Actor Brinsley Forde on the UK classic that gave black London a voice.
Noel Ransome
3.14.19
Music

We Asked Wedding DJs How They Feel About Playing Michael Jackson's Music

“If some of us don’t take a stand as professionals, we’re kind of enabling him.”
Noel Ransome
3.13.19
Film

Steven Spielberg’s Hypocritical Crusade Against Netflix

The legendary director once known for leading ‘New Hollywood’ can’t seem to see how old he’s beginning to look.
Noel Ransome
3.8.19
Film

Chiwetel Ejiofor on Bringing African Stories to Netflix

The director of ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’ believes that all stories have Oscar relevance.
Noel Ransome
3.7.19
Film

‘Captain Marvel’ Will Be a Success Because of Brie Larson

The actress has gone on the offensive against sexism in Hollywood—and the trolls—and the movie is better off for it.
Noel Ransome
3.6.19
NETFLIX

‘Space Jam’ and ‘Eighth Grade’ Are Now on Canadian Netflix

Here’s what else to watch on Crave and Netflix in March.
Noel Ransome
3.1.19
Film

French Director Gaspar Noé on America’s Fear of the Penis

“The fear of the penis in the United States still shocks me,” he said. “In many ways, the Western world is turning Victorian.”
Noel Ransome
2.27.19
Oscars

Why People of Colour Winning at the Oscars Matters

Let’s not deny the importance of the Academy Awards, even if they continue to do a disservice to us.
Noel Ransome
2.25.19
Film

What to Watch on Valentine's Day, According to What You Think of Valentine's Day

Because this day is different for everyone, so why make it worse on yourself?
Noel Ransome
2.14.19
entertainment

Tracy Clayton Is Very Excited About Returning to Podcasting, This Time for Netflix

We sat with the former host of ‘Another Round’ about her new ‘Strong Black Lead’ podcast.
Noel Ransome
2.11.19
mental health

This Mental Health Podcaster Told Me How to Deal with the Death of My Friend

I spoke to comedian Mike Brown about what it means to be a black man in search of therapy.
Noel Ransome
2.11.19
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