Music videos often try to tell a compelling story, trying to keep the viewer interested. They are basically short movies, some even trying to be cinematic. Sometimes that cinematic look is heavily inspired by the movies. I’ve collected 10 examples of hip hop/R&B videos (in another post I will look at other examples) where that inspiration is very obvious. It actually is so obvious that I started wondering if this can be seen as a tribute or just a lazy remake of the original work.
What is your opinion about music videos based on movies? How far can a music video go in replicating something from a film? Continue reading