Review

Review

As Much as We Want It to, Political Satire Won't Save Us

What does a buddy caper novel about Barack Obama and Joe Biden tell us about the cringey state of political piss-taking?
Francisco Garcia
8.14.18
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
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
4.10.18
VICE UK is Fifteen

We Got Gen Z to Review 2002

The year VICE UK was launched, Britain was a very different place.
Ruth Faj
11.28.17
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
8.20.17
Film

'Machines' Shows Us We're Not Past Industrial Squalor

It's just that the Western world has pushed it somewhere else
Yohann Koshy
4.21.17
News

We Visited One of Britain’s Most Muslim Areas to See If It’s Really an Islamist Ghetto

Dame Louise Casey's review this week suggested ethnic or religious groups have become increasingly divided from the general population – so we went to Birmingham to speak to some of the people her report is about.
Matt Broomfield
12.7.16
Film

'Audrie & Daisy' Exposes the Trauma of Teenage Sexual Assault and Slut-Shaming

What this new documentary says about social media and the blurred lines of culpability and consent for an entire generation.
Joe Vallese
9.24.16
Film

'Ben-Hur' Couldn't Have Been Worse

The new version of the Charlton Heston epic barely qualifies as a remake. In fact, it barely qualifies as a film.
J. W. McCormack
8.20.16
Stuff

'The Get Down' Tells the Story Behind the Birth of Hip-Hop

Baz Luhrmann's new series about the beginning of hip-hop in the Bronx is unfocused at times, but ultimately true-to-life.
Muna Mire
8.13.16
Stuff

'The Night Of' Shows Us More Ways the Criminal Justice System Traps People

HBO's legal drama is not a show about justice, but the justice system. And never has that difference been more apparent than on Sunday's episode.
Harry Cheadle
8.1.16