High Rise

New music

Fucked Up’s Cover of “High Rise” Will Rip You a New One

The beloved Canadian punx deliver their take on The Train Spotters 1979 release for a new 7 inch.
Lauren O'Neill
5.17.18
movies

'Free Fire' Director Ben Wheatley Thinks the World Is Fucked Right Now

He talked to VICE about why he set his new movie in the 70s and the magic of working with Martin Scorsese.
Amil Niazi
4.25.17
Art

19 Artists Hijacked the Hallways of a Brooklyn High-rise

High above Brooklyn, lucky renters live amidst original works of art.
Kara Weisenstein
6.22.16
Film

You Wouldn’t Last Five Minutes Inside Jeremy Irons' Head

Jeremy Irons' mind is full of curious views on gay marriage, abortion and women, but his exterior is pure thespian gravitas, and that is confusing.
Angus Harrison
4.8.16
VICE TALKS FILM

VICE Talks Film with Ben Wheatley

We speak to the cult British director about his upcoming adaptation of J. G. Ballard's High Rise.
VICE Staff
3.11.16
Photo

Photos from Switzerland’s First High Rise

To many Swiss, Lochergut seemed like the foreboding of an impersonal and dystopian future.
Havelka Verlag
3.9.16
Design

Don't Worry, a Bamboo Skyscraper Would Be Very Strong

CRG Architects unveils "Architect's Village" a collection of towers that mimics a natural bamboo forest.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.26.15
Stuff

A Love Letter to J.G. Ballard's 'High-Rise'

Forty years old and soon to be turned into a film, Ballard's disturbing, prophetic novel will change the way you think about reality – and tells us much about Britain today.
Joe Banks
7.29.15
Film

Explore the Future of Vertical Living in an Interactive High-Rise Documentary

Filmmaker Katerina Cizek releases the final chapter of her seven-year-long project inquiry into the urban fixtures.
Kevin Holmes
6.2.15
Photo

Australia’s Gold Coast in the Sexy, Sexist 70s

Graham Burstow visited the Gold Coast every summer during the 60s, 70s, and 80s. His photos show us how the place has evolved.
Graham Burstow
5.4.15
Stuff

Underappreciated Masterpieces: J. G. Ballard’s 'High Rise'

I was sold on High Rise (1975) after the first ten words: “Later, as he sat on his balcony eating the dog…”
Blake Butler
7.16.14
Stuff

Jeremy Thomas Is the Man Behind England's Greatest Independent Films

We spoke to him about bringing the world Crash and Sexy Beast.
Oscar Rickett
6.9.14