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Kaiser Chiefs, "Love's Not A Competition" (dir. Jim Canty)

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keith richards, October 18, 2007 at 12:18:05 AM CEST

Brilliant. So Simple.


         
lusk81, October 18, 2007 at 12:28:17 AM CEST

Holy shit is this classy. What a lens!

Who was the DP -- or more importantly, your cam op?


         
scooper, October 18, 2007 at 1:34:50 AM CEST

one shot, one word - class


         
kevathens, October 18, 2007 at 2:49:37 AM CEST

I'm not sure I get it.. Is this a straight man's soliloquy?


         
bodysong, October 18, 2007 at 3:00:52 AM CEST

kevathens really needs to have a gay man's round table or something. at least once a month he posts a comment hoping to provoke some kind of homosexuality discourse. what does this video have to do with being gay or straight?

i second scooper and lusk, this is real class. I also dig the subtle blur faces of the pedestrians.


         
kevathens, October 18, 2007 at 3:03:02 AM CEST

Then what does it mean? I'm not getting the same feeling for this as the first three commenters, but would like to.


         
mva, October 18, 2007 at 5:53:35 AM CEST

i like this video purely for the way it was shot. but i too don't understand anything outside of that


         
progosk, October 18, 2007 at 2:55:32 PM CEST

love this sort of formalist concept. (wtf lens is that? dop = tom townend?) wondering, tho, whether more might have been made of the preamble.


         
framescourer, October 18, 2007 at 6:25:43 PM CEST

Rather with kev on this one, in that I don't get it. It's almost like the first third of a video (in fact the song seems to die out before it's own development section, ahem...)

It is however, great fun to try and spot the ADs/runners handling the band on the ground whilst trying to be 'part of the crowd'.


         
dim, October 18, 2007 at 11:29:23 PM CEST

This is good, enjoyable without feeling heavy-handed. Reminds me of the opening for 'The Conversation (1974)'.


         
milan, November 2, 2007 at 1:52:28 PM CET

In a very strange way, this was moving.

The first thought I had was how familiar its approach is to R.E.M.'s "Imitation Of Life" video, one of my personal all-time favorites (which might be why I personally feel this KC piece is effective).

I think both videos explore the vague concept also present in a film like "Blowup" (1966) in which the viewers eye is made to feel like they are studying a series of photos.

The camera was stationed atop a building, which made it easy to convey the alienation present in such a big city (NYC) and song.

Very simple, very effective.


         
loz, November 2, 2007 at 3:22:36 PM CET

very much opennig of 'the converstaion'. really really nicely done though, that first shot for one... wow. i like it, dunno what it means, but who gives a crap?
















 

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