videos.antville.org
sign up and post links to cool music videos
 
Cinnamon Chasers - Luv Deluxe (dir. Saman Keshavarz)
Living or dying is just a matter of point of views.



Watch (SD) - Download (HD)
Credits - Preview - Vimeo
         
hmgwy, September 17, 2009 5:45:35 PM CEST
Fantastic!
         
my name is legion, September 18, 2009 12:50:33 AM CEST
well, not quite so.
a lighter version - with more of a tickle than a punch line - of smack my bitch up, shot with what i assume is a 10.5mm and a rig, which becomes quite tedious to watch after one minute or so.
         
otc, September 18, 2009 1:09:27 AM CEST
I enjoyed it the whole way through though I think I lost the narrative after a while. Must of been fun to shoot.
         
piore, September 18, 2009 1:31:20 AM CEST
i was totally in it. but i thought ending would've been much better if hand reached up and grabbed her boob. like it was all just to get laid.
that wouldve been cooler IMO
         
NickyGoose, September 18, 2009 11:31:11 AM CEST
This is great. Track is banging. Very interesting, held my attention all the way. Nice photography. Great edit. I'm in love with that girl.
         
meh, September 18, 2009 9:58:30 PM CEST
it's been done before and it's been done better. cute girl, though.
         
Alanedit, September 19, 2009 7:35:41 AM CEST
No it didn't hold my attention despite being beautifully shot.

Because the track is too laid back for a POV video, and it reminds me too much of Smack My Bitch Up. That's the thing about such a great video is that either you reinvent it if that video is a conscious inspiration. I love the cinematography and the best thing of it.

Great work on the tech credits, handicap was the track it's all a matter of taste though.
         
NickyGoose, September 19, 2009 10:30:09 PM CEST
Show me one POV video (BESIDES Prodigy) that's done this kind of thing better. I don't believe it exists.

If you're not feeling it, I question your overall taste.

To me, the laid back track with the crazy visuals fits nice. If it was an uppity vibe then THAT would be a rip off of "SMBU".

I'll take this over every single video Beyonce has ever made.
         
Bunny Greenhouse, September 20, 2009 12:23:07 AM CEST
yeah, the POV is done well.
yeah, the girl is well cute.
but it's so cheeseball and preachy it comes off like a low-budget PSA.

& this is despite my love for inventive (even gimmicky) cinematography. the plot plays out like a high-school english assignment (esp. w/ the CYOA-esque flashbacks), & when the big stylistic precedent is the Prodigy vid, maybe it's wise to try an idea that doesn't involve troublemaking?

that being said, i am curious, are there other good POV MVs?
         
progosk, September 20, 2009 1:20:54 AM CEST
erm, i liked it. (great edit.)
         
hipgnosist, September 20, 2009 2:33:05 AM CEST
Very nice work & a pretty fresh take on pov too.
More Run Lola Run than SMBU.
The "plot" could have used some rinnging out,
but overall a well executed effort.

Dig it.
         
familiar, September 20, 2009 3:06:26 AM CEST
"POV" stands for "point of view" which doesn't actually define anything. So technically this is a "1st person POV". That said, here is an interesting thread from metafilter talking about 1st person POV in films (and yes, they mention the Prodigy video as well): ask.metafilter.com
         
Alanedit, September 20, 2009 3:36:36 AM CEST


"POV" as in shot defines what we are looking at, represented by the camera. It means everything.

Still like the video, it's very good stuff. It could benefit from less sweetness and more balls. That's just my opinion, it does it well.

Oh for example of POV done well (as well as it's finest example) look above.

And below.


         
otc, September 20, 2009 5:34:52 AM CEST
The most technically accomplished version I've seen is guy ritchie's nike ad (another awesome edit). Also Chris Milk did it twice, once with the the exact same camera rig.
         
Alanedit, September 20, 2009 8:15:57 AM CEST
Yeah I agree on that Nike Ad but we're talking music videos, not a fan of the Chris Milk ones for some reason (overrated).
         
NickyGoose, September 22, 2009 5:25:48 PM CEST
To all pretentious snobs - I know what POV means. Assumed we all understood I was referring to music videos, and ONLY music videos, that employed a 1st person POV the entire song.

("Strange Days" is a letdown IMO by the way)

So far only @Alanedit has posted an additional POV video besides SMBU, and it was the cute but still inferior Lily Allen "FU" vid.

I'll still take "Luv Deluxe" just behind SMBU. For me the combo of the music and said imagery really works magically.

So yeah, hit me with more of your brilliant choices for top POV vids and I'll tell you why you're wrong!
         
robodrug, February 12, 2010 3:28:03 PM CET
Enjoyed this, n that's all that counts with me
         
kayser_sauze, May 4, 2010 12:16:05 AM CEST
here's another (inferior) one: Spiral Stairs "Stolen Pills" (dir./ed. Jess Carfield, prodco. Five B)














 

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:
THIS IS THE WORLD'S... GusF; 21:13
featuring Keith Stanfield of... spetrusich; 17:19
Couldn't get past the... kevathens; 00:00
Finally, a video everyone... kevathens; 23:58
I'll tell you how... Mike Rodgers; 19:42
Not liked last time kevathens; 19:30
Not a horrible lyric-type... kevathens; 03:16
The zoom-outs at the... kevathens; 03:08
Cool. Let me know. kevathens; 00:34
Send the link thru... kevathens; 22:52
Hi - You forgot... aimee stern; 22:50
"This video is not... antdude; 22:17
You're welcome kevathens; 18:30
I hate having to... robodrug; 17:41
This makes more sense... robodrug; 17:31
Another waste of 1.5... robodrug; 17:26
what rubbish! robodrug; 17:19
I don't know what... robodrug; 16:51
odd, strange, weird, but... robodrug; 16:35
Nice work overall, but... kevathens; 17:12
Some okay vids in... kevathens; 18:35
dir. George Salisbury This is... kevathens; 17:56
Argh missed this, the... kevathens; 21:50
Posted, sir kevathens; 18:44
It works now. :) antdude; 01:36
Thks a lot ,... Zack Jack; 13:34
Posted! kevathens; 21:39
repost kevathens; 21:55
Added to blogs with... kevathens; 15:16
an omission leschicsclips.blogspot.fr Zack Jack; 12:10
Nice kevathens; 21:12
P.S. the black-and-white video... kevathens; 19:45
cool ;) orpheus; 17:41
Crazy old wanker... Nobody... orpheus; 17:41
nice orpheus; 17:36
not bad orpheus; 17:32
nice orpheus; 17:30
Michel Montecrossa sucks... the most... orpheus; 17:29
Added kevathens; 02:32
Ugh kevathens; 22:38
But y'all are more... kevathens; 21:56
Not sure Drops is... kevathens; 21:54
Anyone else dislike the... kevathens; 21:47
Nicely shot +1 kevathens; 17:39
Great work guys ArcadiaVideo; 16:32
Is this a Thompson... kevathens; 23:00
www.dailymotion.com kevathens; 22:58
Argh CMP please stop... kevathens; 22:55
da da Kate Bush... kevathens; 22:45
"The uploader has not... antdude; 20:42

March 2015
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
February