Emerson Rosenthal

Editor, Culture Desk

emerson.rosenthal@vice.com
movies

The First Movie to Tackle the AIDS Crisis Is a Buried Treasure

Gay film director Arthur Bressan, Jr.'s touching and ever-urgent 1985 drama 'Buddies' was written in five days and filmed in nine.
Emerson Rosenthal
6.22.18
Photos

These Rare Kubrick Photos Reveal the Master's Early Influences

Here's what the curator of the exhibition 'Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs​​,' has to say about the guy behind '2001: A Space Odyssey' and 'The Shining'.
Emerson Rosenthal
5.8.18
Film

Johnny Knoxville Went Harder Than 'Jackass' for His Wild New Film 'Action Point'

"I thought of the most painful stunts I could, and we made a film."
Emerson Rosenthal
3.22.18
Black Women Making History

The Artist Taking Black Female Tattooers on the Road

An interview with Detroit tattoo artist Lorri "Lady L" Thomas, the founder of the Ladies of Ink Tour.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.7.18
Netflix

The Best Oscar-Nominated Movies New to Netflix in March

Get ready for the Oscars with these Academy Award–nominated Netflix movies, new for March.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.1.18
Netflix

The Best Valentine's Day Movies on Netflix for People Who Think Love Is Dead

If you're not in the lovey-dovey mood this Valentine’s Day, watch these Netflix movies to prove romance is a lie.
Peter Slattery
Emerson Rosenthal
2.12.18
Netflix

The Best Netflix Movies to Watch When You’re High

Those doinks aren’t going to smoke themselves, and you might as well watch some damn good Netflix movies while you’re at it.
Peter Slattery
Emerson Rosenthal
1.22.18
Technology

These Machines Will Teach You to Draw Whether You Like It Or Not

We might not be able to mainline judo like 'The Matrix,' anytime soon, but Saurabh Datta's machines could help you learn to play the piano by hijacking muscle memory.
Emerson Rosenthal
1.16.18
entertainment

Decoding 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer,' the Craziest Tragedy of 2017

Yorgos Lanthimos's latest squirm-fest carries some surprising artistic allusions.
Emerson Rosenthal
11.28.17
Film

We Survived This Interview With the Father-Daughter Duo of 'Child's Play'

VICE sat down with Brad and Fiona Dourif, the father and daughter duo reprising their roles in the seventh installment of the murder-doll franchise.
Emerson Rosenthal
10.15.17
Bad Things

You Thought Music Was Going to Get Better Under Trump?

Fuck You!
Emerson Rosenthal
3.6.17
50 states of art

Standing Rock-Born Sculptor Cannupa Hanska Luger Fights for Cultural Survival | #50StatesofArt

The artist speaks to Creators about ceramics, culture, and the human need to make art.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.1.17
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