videos.antville.org
sign up and post links to cool music videos
 
Korn - Coming Undone (Dir. Lil X) and Stone Sour - Through Glass (Dir. Tony Petrossian)


Two good videos that I ran across on Video Static's best of 06 list. Noticed they hadn't been posted on antville yet because they're both for horrible songs, but still worth a viewing.

Coming Undone MOV
Through Glass MOV
Through Glass Director Commentary
         
egos, January 26, 2007 11:41:45 PM CET
you´re right, good clips, songs sucks, very interesting the one from Tony Petrossian, did he directed Liar from TBS, right? has he directed another videos? just for my knowledge... thanx
         
toddyokoh, January 26, 2007 11:49:17 PM CET
Super FX work.
         
otc, January 27, 2007 12:09:27 AM CET
Yeah Tony Petrossian's directed some decent videos for a lot of bands that I hate. Check it out at www.rhfilms.com.
         
30f, January 27, 2007 1:08:36 AM CET
I think the Stone Sour video is great. The song is a huge hit for people who really miss grunge - but Tony P did a much better job than he had to.

These "one gag" videos are often not very good, in my opinion, since they usually end up being more about the director showing off some technique waaay too many times. Think of all of the substandard Gondry clips (yes, they exist) and those bythe Frenchman's less talented imitators. Tony P succeeds here, at least IMO, because:
1. The gag matches the theme of the song. The lyrics are about fake-ness and the visuals are too. That helps the gag read like an integrated part of the whole and not some tacked on directorial "look at me" wankery. Another good example of this thematic one-ness is the mental health based video fo G. Barkley's Crazy.
2. The Stone Sour gag builds very slowly over the course of the whole video. The "hey look that's flat" happens on small items at first, then people, then finally the whole landscape. The casting and characters are also interesting enought that I didn't spend the space between the gags looking at the screen and trying to pick out what the next "flat" thing was gonna be. Definitely check the videostatic commentary thing from Tony P.

PS - has that "Little X" fellow done any hip-hop videos? I bet he'd be good at them.
         
progosk, January 27, 2007 1:56:03 AM CET
the korn unravelling felt positively liberating. can someone please make sure they never come together again? (stone sour are are whole 'nother league of tripe. tastefully packaged, but still smelly tripe.)
         
spit, January 27, 2007 2:30:33 AM CET
As much as Korn opitimizes everything bad about the 90s, they can be admired for always making compelling videos. They had a whole string of promos in the late 90s that were over the top "events", and they had a few that utilized cutting-edge camera and post techniques. Plus this new one gives Little X a chance to espouse on his secret passion, quantum string theory.
         
egos, January 27, 2007 4:29:21 AM CET
I just check rhfilms.com and Tony P. has a really decent body of work, and maybe mostly of the bands sucks but every video has a storyline and thats a virtue these days when collage edition is all that counts, i hope see more videos from him in the future.
PS - otc thanx for the link
         
najork, January 27, 2007 7:31:50 PM CET
Respect to whoever programed that unraveling effect.
         
c-dub, January 28, 2007 1:21:35 AM CET
petrosssian's done a couple of slipknot videos that are great - "before i forget, duality" and one that sux - "vermilion". All great songs. This video is really tight. A great builder, i fully agree with 30f on his assessment. alot of videos blow their wad early with the gimmick, and this one skirts that slippery slope nicely.
question- is tony petrossian the tony from the directing duo vem and tony that was on rockhard a few years ago???
         
otc, January 28, 2007 3:42:28 AM CET
C-dub: Yeah, I just checked out Duality. That's a top-notch performance video right there. Also Petrossian's Millionare is pretty awesome. He's got a few duds in there too, but he's definitely a solid director. And yes he's the Tony of Tony and Vem.
         
mookie, January 28, 2007 8:59:46 PM CET
yeah tony is great. his fx work is always top notch. i always keep an eye out for his new stuff.














 

The 'ville (ALPHA):



Hiya stranger, login to post links to music videos.

You can subscribe to this site as RSS or on twitter.

Made with Antville
Recent comments:
Neat. kevathens; 15:10
Thanks Dulcevision. It is... Ashley Belgrave-1; 04:04
Hmm. kevathens; 00:45
And by that I... kevathens; 22:27
Some top work in... kevathens; 22:53
I'll be updating the... kevathens; 21:26
By the way I'm... kevathens; 19:28
:) kevathens; 19:01
Nice visual. Well put... Dulcevision; 16:27
Hey everyone, Really need feedback.... Ashley Belgrave-1; 14:11
How about stop spamming... antdude; 22:18
Hot video. Plese check... Dulcevision; 19:03
Hot video. Plese check... Dulcevision; 19:03
Hot video. Plese check... Dulcevision; 19:03
Nice treatment. Reminds me... kevathens; 19:40
Influence of Charli XCX... robodrug; 16:23
? The exposure is... robodrug; 16:20
Go watch hot video Dulcevision; 14:42
Cheap-looking but pretty good kevathens; 00:25
Um, okay. kevathens; 00:57
Edit is crisp and... kevathens; 00:29
Seems to have managed... robodrug; 21:51
If its all the... robodrug; 21:43
omg kevathens; 18:07
That is the first... kentishfire; 17:15
vimeo.com stay innovative and... kevathens; 14:54
I hope that means... kentishfire; 13:13
The next OK Go? kevathens; 01:56
Probably your best yet. kevathens; 21:47
Nicely directed. kevathens; 21:39
Don't! kevathens; 14:32
Stop duping: videos.antville.org antdude; 04:53
I've seen that one... kevathens; 21:43
Yeah. kevathens; 14:53
I can't recall a... kevathens; 14:38
Have guns ever been... kevathens; 14:34
"The uploader has not... antdude; 06:58
'bout the only one... robodrug; 23:59
Wasted of fifteen minutes... robodrug; 23:56
Underexposed skateboard road trip...Think... robodrug; 23:48
"Now Then! Now Then"... robodrug; 23:45
Spot The Difference and... robodrug; 16:23
Feels Gondryesque, which is... kevathens; 15:15
Digipedi robodrug; 13:31
I guess Kev..... He who... robodrug; 02:54
I thought it was... kevathens; 22:35
Yep I wondered on... robodrug; 22:26
Looks good, but no. kevathens; 01:01
Ugh she's on the... kevathens; 00:51
Dupe of videos.antville.org ... antdude; 17:39

November 2014
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30
October