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The massive, unpredictable commercial success of the Straight Outta Compton movie is going to cause a lot of ripple going forward. It’s going to have implications in black cinema, in Hollywood studios wondering whether it’s financially risky to make movies with almost entirely black casts. (Honestly, those studios should’ve learned that lesson over and over… More »

Alyson Stoner, the adorable little white girl who danced in Missy Elliott’s videos for “Work It” and “Gossip Folks,” is a grown-up now. She’s been in a couple of Step Up moves, where she plays Camille, Moose’s girlfriend. (She’s also the sister’s voice on Phineas & Ferb.) And she just got a bunch of other… More »

This week’s central battle came down, as so many do, to the eternal conflict between well-intentioned grand-scale storytelling and gleefully trashy bloodletting. It’s the Forrest Gump vs. Pulp Fiction of the 5 Best Videos Of The Week column! And just like in 1994, the middle-of-the-road epic won. Life is like a box of chocolates, etc. More »

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Tame Impala – “Let It Happen” Video

Tame Impala previewed their video for Currents' opening epic "Let It Happen" last week, and now the final cut has arrived. The video's protagonist blur…
Chris DeVille | August 17, 2015 - 10:18 am
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Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Responds To Criticism Of “We Exist” Video

Arcade Fire's video for pro-LGBT anthem "We Exist" featured a powerful performance from Andrew Garfield as a young man exploring and finding transcendence through hi…
Scott Lapatine | May 24, 2014 - 10:39 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In keeping with my newfound traditions of saying nice things about Gwar in the intros to these posts, the music-related video I enjoyed most thi…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2014 - 12:44 pm
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Hercules & Love Affair – “I Try To Talk To You” (Feat. John Grant) Video

Next month, Andy Butler's exultant disco-house project Hercules & Love Affair, will give us the new album The Feast Of The Broken Heart, and we've…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2014 - 11:19 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This is the week the music-video gods finally awoke from their slumber. I had to leave so much good stuff off the list this week:…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2013 - 2:00 pm
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Tame Impala – “Mind Mischief” Video (NSFW)

Big morning for new music videos! We already got new clips from the Knife and Grizzly Bear, and now here's Tame Impala's bug-out clip for…
Tom Breihan | January 28, 2013 - 10:40 am
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The 9 Best Videos Of The Week

I don't think there could be a Best Videos Of The Week column without a clip of someone spanking or spitting on someone else. I…
jessica | March 4, 2011 - 6:04 pm
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