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This Year Got You Down? Watch 'Jumanji'

Seriously.
Eve Peyser
12.27.17
Film

'Independence Day: Resurgence' Is 90s Nostalgia at Its Absolute Worst

The 'Independence Day' sequel is an embarrassing relic of 90s that also manages to destroy anything good about the era.
J. W. McCormack
6.24.16
Film

‘Captain America: Civil War’ Is Boring, Frustrating, Perfect, Wonderful Garbage

"I got chills and wept from the feelings I thought had long ago died within me."
Nick Gazin and Helen Donahue
5.6.16
we saw this

'We Are Your Friends' Is About Searching Within to Find Your One True Banger

Zac Efron's EDM movie is surprisingly affecting.
Alex Hancock
8.28.15
Film

We Got a Kid Born in the 90s to Review Classic 90s Films

Those born in the 90s largely missed out, not only on all the economic prosperity and the golden age of comfortable flannel shirts, but on the films that the laid-back era produced.
Lauren Messman
6.26.15
Film

'Hard to Be a God' Is Director Aleksei German's Nihilistic Swansong

Words can't do justice to the repugnant milieu of German's adaptation of the Soviet sci-fi classic Hard to Be a God. It's filled with disease, blood, shit, and endless fighting, serving as a dark reflection of humanity's base proclivities.
Michael Nordine
1.30.15
Film

'Nightcrawler' Is Media Criticism Disguised as a Thriller

I spoke to Dan Gilroy about why he thinks local TV news is bad for us and how today's lack of job security hurts young people.
Mike Pearl
10.24.14
Stuff

VICE Movie Club - Onibaba

Jealousy, adultery, and demonic forces come together in Kaneto Shindo's 1964 film Onibaba. We reviewed it for the latest installment of the VICE Movie Club.
Alexandre Stipanovich
8.23.14
Film

'Heaven Is for Real' Is Phony

'Heaven Is for Real' is bad, tonally off, and worst of all, not even entertainingly hateable.
Jeb Lund
4.21.14
Kill the Engine

I Finally Watched 'Hardflip'

I will watch any movie that has something to do with skateboarding. They're all terrible, but the 80s kid in me still thinks there's something cool about watching a flick that has dudes Thrashin' in it.
Michael Sieben
3.4.13
The Drugs Issue

I Want My Dvds

Watching a grainy black-and-white documentary about rock’s least exciting band on tour is so shin-knawingly dull it verges on the comical.
VICE Staff
12.1.05
The Education Issue

I Want My Dvds

At first glance this appears to be another piece of Bumfights bullshit.
VICE Staff
12.1.04