Review

Review

'I Am the Night' Unearths New Details of Hollywood's Black Dahlia Murder

Patty Jenkins’ new TNT series uncovers new details connected to the infamous Black Dahlia murder of the 1940s—and explores it as a story of racial identity.
Peg Aloi
2.10.19
Culture

George R.R. Martin's 'Nightflyers' Is an Imaginative, Brutal Gorefest

'Game of Thrones' fans will feel right at home in Syfy's bloody psychological horror show.
Beckett Mufson
12.1.18
Film

'A Star Is Born' Is Bad, Actually

The movie is two hours of anxiety punctuated by the brief ecstasy of Lady Gaga's singing.
Nicole Clark
10.12.18
Essays

Put Some Respect on Noname

The Chicago rapper has always been an exhaustive storyteller—brimming with narrative-driven stanzas that life in Chicago has written for her—but now the story feels like it’s completely hers.
Kristin Corry
9.17.18
Film

Han Solo Was the Coolest Star Wars Character Until 'Solo'

Han was cool and mysterious. Then we got a spinoff that ruined the mystery.
Patrick Marlborough
6.1.18
Hip-Hop

It's Time to Forgive Eminem

It's been a long time since "The Real Slim Shady," but Eminem's headlining set at Coachella reminded us of a better dystopia.
Jeff Weiss
4.17.18
Gaming

How Video Games Cast Actors Just Like Movies Do

"Far Cry 5" is an example of an actor's performance making a game.
Julian Morgans
4.6.18
Television

The Original 'Riverdale' Was Horrible

We watched NBC’s first attempt at a live-action Archie, which was hilariously bad but maybe a few plot points can be salvaged.
Frederick Blichert
10.17.17
The VICE Guide to Self Improvement

I Tested the Internet's Five Favourite Nootropics

Will Aniracetam, Oxiracetam, Huperzine A, Modafinil, and something called "Lion's Mane" improve my IQ?
Sam Nichols
9.12.17
Inside Outsider

I Asked My Prisoner Mates to Review Their Favourite Prison Movies

"I remember watching The Green Mile about five years ago. It was one of those rare moments the whole unit fell into a dull silence."
Mahmood Fazal
8.21.17
Music

A Definitive Review of the New Lana Del Rey Album - Without Hearing It

'Lust for Life' is out tomorrow but no previews are available so here’s a thorough evaluation from the track titles. And a five-year-old's vision of the art work.
Laura Taylor
7.20.17
Heartbreak

How to Negotiate a Break-Up, According to Haim’s New Album

Because Baby Haim knows what you need.
Laura Taylor
7.6.17
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