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The View From the Afternoon - Arctic Monkeys (Director: W.I.Z.)

I couldn't find a still of the video, so I decided to put in a photo of the band.

Now, the whole premise of this video is that this guy is playing the drums out in public. Actually, it's a video that is very original (I think) and different from any other music video out there today, just like their previous video, When the Sun Goes Down (Scummy Man). It's a great video for a great band.

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here's a different version of the video that has dialogue in it: www.factoryfilms.net


         
sgf_jason, April 11, 2006 at 6:01:17 AM CEST

Bully for doing such a non-commercial video for such a hyped band. Nice one. Who directed?


         
gwan, April 11, 2006 at 6:04:29 AM CEST

What the band wasnt available.


         
progosk, April 11, 2006 at 9:01:08 AM CEST

pretty fascinating minor epic. (no "pizza" is good pizza.)


         
framescourer, April 11, 2006 at 11:18:26 AM CEST

Gutted - it won't play. My version of QuickTime's throwing toys out of the pram. Any other urls?


         
kevathens, April 11, 2006 at 12:04:57 PM CEST

I haven't watched this, but it should be W.I.Z. at Factory Films. (They don't have it posted there yet btw)


         
admirer from afar, April 11, 2006 at 1:07:42 PM CEST

It is indeed W.I.Z.


         
luk, April 11, 2006 at 1:13:31 PM CEST

Nice Video. Its Quicktime7. www.videolan.org can play QT7 files, without quicktime7 installed. (Very nice) QT7 = Crap! imho.


         
pops, April 11, 2006 at 2:27:22 PM CEST

well shot, great video.


         
nang lee, April 11, 2006 at 4:40:55 PM CEST

beautifully paced. the chip throwing and the ending are superb


         
chris_mac, April 11, 2006 at 6:12:35 PM CEST

Pretty good... certainly the most engaging video I've seen this year. However, the gritty, suburban, housing estate, concrete jungle, working class hero, blah, blah, blah... is a little cliched. looks great though.


         
black_dust, April 11, 2006 at 9:47:42 PM CEST

Cool video, yet another one with out the band init i dont think they like being on camera, dont like the music but the video was cool


         
alan hansen, April 13, 2006 at 10:02:06 AM CEST

if i didn't know it was the arctic monkeys or WIZ, and somebody said watch this video i doubt i would have made it to the end.

hugely disappointing.


         
kevathens, April 13, 2006 at 12:26:06 PM CEST

Alan: I probably would have done the same, but I still think it's a really good video. W.I.Z. sometimes requires a lot of patience from his viewers, and he sure does that here, but it pays off if you sit and let it take you there.

The rounded edges alone are neat, if just for their novelty - perhaps someday we can stop watching TV/films that are boxed.


         
dek, April 13, 2006 at 5:13:24 PM CEST

From Factory Films...


         
kevathens, April 13, 2006 at 5:18:38 PM CEST

This is such a weird place.


         
progosk, April 13, 2006 at 5:46:37 PM CEST

what's the word for this, recursion?

we shall soon be sucking our own whatevers.


         
lusk81, April 13, 2006 at 5:57:38 PM CEST

I just fear that somehow they're going to find a way to take this place over. They always do.


         
dek, April 13, 2006 at 6:38:26 PM CEST

progosk: I'd call it a "simple regression". Methinks time-space should be safe, at least until the release of the next movie of Michel Gondry... But you never can tell.


         
progosk, April 14, 2006 at 3:03:12 AM CEST

uncle milton's already registered the name. whatever must we stand for next...?


         
knomadix, April 15, 2006 at 9:51:20 AM CEST

'However, the gritty, suburban, housing estate, concrete jungle, working class hero, blah, blah, blah... is a little cliched. looks great though.'

My thoughts exactly.


         
otaku-house, April 15, 2006 at 9:55:50 AM CEST

This is a fantastic piece. I love how these young un's even armed with their attendant hype have even somehow managed to continually make interesting videos. Really terrific piece, kudos to the director and crew. Along with this and Patrick's 'Lightning Blue Eyes' more videos like this in general would be good

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jared frank, May 3, 2006 at 2:11:06 AM CEST

The dialogue is from Tony Richardson's working-class angry-young-man movie The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner.

imdb.com


         
marmaladecat, July 19, 2007 at 10:27:33 AM CEST

Fantastic video. It's up there with the classic, epic type of art. To me, it is a modern version of Lord Shiva (the wild dancer and drummer of creation and destruction - in order to create, not to hurt) and his devotee (the little Indian girl) who serves and maintains him (milk is used in Hindu ritual as one of the offerings), and the aggressors (corrupt officialdom, for example) who kill, always kill the true and the good and the godly.


         
progosk, July 19, 2007 at 12:06:17 PM CEST

wow. fascinating reading. obtusy, take note!


         
chinadollx, September 25, 2007 at 4:19:27 PM CEST

Who is that guy in the video?! Surely not Matt Helders?? If it isn't then why did they get an actor?

one of the most powerful MVs i've seen in a while.
















 

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