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How 'Torture Porn' Captured the Violent Atmosphere of a Post-9/11 World

Films like 'Saw' and 'Hostel' may have felt like gratuitous gore, but they also reflected an era in which death and torture was entering everyday life.
Charles Graham-Dixon
2 days ago
TIFF 2018

‘The Hate U Give’ Underscores the Dangers of Code Switching

People of colour need to stop sanctioning the bullshit white folks do and say.
Noel Ransome
9.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Trailer for the Coen Brothers' Netflix Western Film Is Beautiful

And features Liam Neeson in a crazy bear suit.
River Donaghey
9.13.18
Film

'Colette' Shows How Men Have Been Taking Credit for Women's Work for Centuries

France's most prolific queer, feminist author had her byline stolen from her for years. 'Colette' tells the story of her fight to get it back.
Nicole Clark
9.13.18
Tinder

Tinder's CEO Has Disappointing Victim-Blamey Dating Tips for Women

Mandy Ginsberg, the female CEO of IAC's Match Group, made the comments in HBO's 'Swiped' documentary.
Connor Garel
9.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Burt Reynolds, Hollywood's Iconic Smirking Badass, Has Died

The 82-year-old actor suffered a fatal heart attack in Florida on Thursday.
River Donaghey
9.7.18
Culture

This VR Film Takes You on an Ayahuasca Journey to the Amazon

"Awavena" expands the boundaries of what immersive video can do.
Nicole Clark
9.3.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Tarantino and 'Mindhunter' Cast the Same Guy to Play Charles Manson

Damon Herriman must play one hell of a cult leader.
River Donaghey
8.31.18
Film

Quentin Tarantino Has Finally Cast Manson in 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

Damon Herriman will play the infamous 1960s cult leader in 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.'
River Donaghey
8.29.18
Film

Why I Was Never Excited for a Black James Bond

Simply copying and pasting black skin on a white character would trivialise the whole point of a black Bond.
Noel Ransome
8.29.18
Culture

Finally, There’s a Bechdel Test for Muslim Representation

The ‘Riz test’ asks Hollywood to chill with the terrorist characters.
Abeer Yusuf
8.28.18
Culture

We Asked the Real 'BlacKkKlansman' Some Hard Questions About Being a Black Cop

Retired undercover cop Ron Stallworth talked about what it means to align yourself with law enforcement when you're black.
Wilbert L. Cooper
8.21.18