The Future of Virtual Reality Smells Like Dirt
Three groups at Tribeca Film Festival incorporated smell into their VR films.
The Disabled Iraq Veteran Starring in a Military Zombie Film
Mary Dague lost both her arms in Iraq. Thanks to a million-dollar Indiegogo campaign, she's now starring alongside other ex-soldiers in "Range 15," a zombie movie that wants to show the funny side of being an army vet.
2015 the year in review
Too Many Secrets: The Fight to Make the US Government More Accountable in 2015
The Obama administration calls itself the most transparent in history — yet remains extraordinarily secretive. Still, this year saw several victories in the fight for greater government transparency.
defense & security
Tequila, Painted Pearls, and Prada — How the CIA Helped Produce 'Zero Dark Thirty'
Documents obtained exclusively by VICE News detail how closely CIA officers worked with filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal as they made their movie about the hunt for Osama bin Laden.
Jason Leopold and Ky Henderson
VICE TALKS FILM
Kathryn Bigelow Interviews the Filmmaker Behind the Mexican Drug War Documentary, 'Cartel Land'
In this episode of 'VICE Talks Film,' director Kathryn Bigelow interviews filmmaker Matthew Heineman about his Sundance award-winning documentary, 'Cartel Land.'
Jeannette Montgomery Barron Captured the Energy of New York's 80s Art Scene
"You always romanticize the past, but New York really was a place you could live and work as an artist. That's all changed now."
Russell Dean Stone
We're All a Depressing Part of "Generation Wuss"
I called Bret at his house in LA last week. We talked passionately about his frustration with what he's dubbed "Generation Wuss"—you, me, and everyone else who's young, is hyper-sensitive, and has grown up with the internet.
Nathalie Olah, Photos: Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
The Black Mirror of 'Zero Dark Thirty'
"It's such a heavy topic in a way and hopefully stands up to the test of time," said screenwriter Mark Boal. "So, five or 10 years from now they could look back on this and say, 'Hey, they more or less got this right.'"
Watch This Trailer: Republicans Think the How-We-Got-Osama "Zero Dark Thirty" Isn't Fair
In May, 2011 director Kathryn Bigelow (_The Hurt Locker_, _Point Break_, _Strange Days)_ and screenwriter/journalist Mark Boal (_The Hurt Locker_, _In The Valley of Elah_) had just wrapped on a meticulously researched script about the 2001 siege of al...