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'12 Years a Slave' Screenwriter Returns to Comics After a 10-Year Hiatus

Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley revives 'The American Way,' his innovative comic about superheroes and race in America.
Giaco Furino
7.12.17
Taking Our Jobs

Why Screenwriters Rebelled Against the 'Dystopian Future' of AI-Evaluated Scripts

"You can't quantify a Daniel Day-Lewis performance when you enter a script into this software."
Kevin Wong
5.9.17
Film

The First NY Sci-Fi Film Festival Was No Match For Reality

The celebration of independent films coincided with Trump's Inauguration weekend and the Women's March, making real life seem far more alien than any movie.
Michael Piel
1.27.17
Film

Remembering Carrie Fisher, the Actor and Writer Who Transcended 'Star Wars'

Following her breakout role as Princess Leia in 'Star Wars', she turned her sharp-witted writing to other big Hollywood projects and her own life.
Carl Franzen
12.27.16
the vice reader

My Lunch with the 'God of Story'

We caught up with screenwriting guru Robert McKee, whose new book, 'Dialogue,' proves he should be required reading for storytellers of any kind.
River Donaghey
10.4.16
Art

The Guillermo del Toro Exhibit Lets You Inside a Magical Mind

LACMA presents the first-ever Guillermo del Toro museum retrospective, an experience all its own.
Diana Shi
7.31.16
Film

'Watchmen' Creator Alan Moore Talks Movies, Magic, and Comics

We interviewed the famous graphic novelist about his series of surreal short films.
Giaco Furino
6.10.16
Film

A Scientist Ripped My Screenplay a New Asshole Thanks to Hollywood's Science Hotline

The Science and Entertainment Exchange is making movies like <i>Thor</i> and <i>Ant-Man</i> more scientifically accurate, but the process can be painful.
Mike Pearl
4.25.16
Film

'Girls' Star Alex Karpovsky Talks 'Tired Moonlight' and Multi-Tasking Like Lena Dunham

You know Alex Karpovsky as Ray Ploshansky, the sardonic coffee shop manager in <i>Girls</i>. For the past decade, however, he's also acted and directed numerous projects in America's independent film scene.
Whitney Mallett
1.11.15
Film

Time-Travel Movies Are Garbage

It's time for an intervention, so I'm not going to sugarcoat it: Here are the reasons that time travel should be taken off the menu as a viable premise for science fiction.
Mike Pearl
9.19.14
Stuff

Listen to James Franco Read Our 2014 Fiction Issue

Here's another reason to blow your rent money on an iPad. For <a href="http://www.vice.com/magazine/21/6">this summer's fiction issue</a>, we asked our good friend and VICE columnist James Franco to choose a few of his favorite stories and read...
VICE Staff
7.3.14
The Fiction Issue 2014

An Interview with Robert McKee, the God of Story

Robert McKee has lectured on storytelling for three decades, and his book <i>Story</i> is the bible for screenwriters. Alec Sokolow and Tony Camin are a screenwriting team in Los Angeles. They recently called McKee to talk shop and discuss <i>What the...
Alec Sokolow and Tony Camin
7.1.14
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