Alfonso Cuarón

Culture

It Feels Like We're Getting Closer and Closer to the Dystopia of 'Children of Men'

Tucked within Alfonso Cuarón's depiction of bloodshed and social upheaval are parallels to our troubled times that illuminate, especially, the current state of the immigration debate.
Clayton Schuster
3.26.19
Film

'I Thought He Was a Fake': Why Yalitza Aparicio Almost Left Her 'Roma' Audition

Her Oscar nomination broke ground, but it almost didn't happen over a suspected catfishing situation.
Ollin Velasco
2.25.19
Oscars

Most Women From Yalitza Aparicio's Hometown Won't Get to See 'Roma'

In the city where Oscar-nominated actress Yalitza Aparicio was born, most women have two or three jobs to survive and no time for movies or entertainment.
Melissa Amezcua
2.25.19
Listen

The Grace, Joys, and Sadnesses of 'Roma'

Plus, some upsetting new information about the way Oxycontin was marketed.
Rob Zacny
1.24.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Roma' Actor Might Miss Oscars Because the US Keeps on Denying His Visa

He's been denied three times over the past year.
River Donaghey
1.24.19
Oscars

'Roma' Should Win Best Picture, but It Probably Won't

Only ten foreign language films have ever been nominated for the Oscars's top prize.
Kara Weisenstein
1.22.19
Film

Explore a Planet Made of Fungus, Stanley Kubrick-Style

Philip Klawitter's new short film 'Micro Infinito' takes Stanley Kubrick and Alfonso Cuarón's space cinematography to the microscopic realm.
Beckett Mufson
4.16.15
Film

​The 80s Mexican Sci-Fi Show That Spawned Hollywood’s Best Filmmakers

Before they were Hollywood's "Three Amigos," Alfonso Cuarón, Emmanuel Lubezki, and Alejandro González Iñárritu worked on La Hora Marcada, a Black Mirror-esque sci-fi show in Mexico.
Oscar Raymundo
2.28.15
vice shorts

'Aningaaq,' a Short Film Companion Piece for 'Gravity'

Jonas Cuaron co-wrote Gravity with his father, Alfonso, and directed a seven-minute companion piece featuring the other end of a pivotal radio conversation. Both films have been submitted to the Oscars and, if chosen, would make history as the...
Jeffrey Bowers
11.22.13