Adam Curtis

10.15.16

Watch a Short Film Adam Curtis Made for VICE About Your Life

Here's 'Living in an Unreal World: A Film By Adam Curtis For Readers of VICE,' featuring some of the footage from the documentarian's next BBC piece.

8.14.15

[New Books] Charting the Massive Visual History of Massive Attack

'3D and the art of Massive Attack' explores the band's visual style, including collaborations with UVA and Adam Curtis.

2.27.15

A Conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Douglas Coupland, and Shumon Basar

We talked to the curator, author, and writer about their new philosophy book "The Age of Earthquakes," FKA Twigs, and Generation Z's perception of time.

1.31.15

Looking for Gold at the Rotterdam Film Festival

There were some amazing films this year, including Adam Curtis's Bitter Lake, Sono Sion's Tokyo Tribe, and Kim Longinotto's Dreamcatcher.

1.16.15

Jon Ronson in Conversation with Adam Curtis

We asked the two documentary makers—who've been friends for nearly 20 years—to have a chat, and then to share that chat with us.

7.8.13

Seeing History in Reverse in 3D: A Chat with Adam Curtis and Massive Attack

Curtis sums this problem up as a culture of “If you like that, then you’ll like this.” A culture he believes goes beyond iTunes or Spotify recommendations, and permeates every part of life.

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12.10.12

Looking Beneath the Waves

Adam Curtis is Britain’s greatest documentary filmmaker. He’s also one of the best artists the country has produced in recent times. Curtis makes polemical, subtle films that question the status quo from within the British Broadcasting Corporation.

6.7.11

How We Got Programmed: Adam Curtis's 'All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace'

over the years, in his free-form documentary tours of the politics of science, consumerism, and fear, Adam Curtis has made the argument – in a way that manages to be digestible and awkwardly hilarious – that we are never as free as we think we are.