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Peter Serafinowicz Directed the New Hot Chip Music Video and Cast Reggie Watts in it and I Don't Get It

Here's the new music video from Hot Chip, directed by Peter Serafinowicz and featuring Terence Stamp, Reggie Watts and Lara Stone. In it, Stamp leads a group of dancing monks and Watts and Stone fight in a couple of spaceships. I think? I'll be honest, I have no clue what it all means. I think I preferred his last effort for Hot Chip, which was easier to follow and also much more unsettling in the best way possible. But this one's still fun and the song is catchy, so I suppose it doesn't really matter. But please, if you've got a deep reading of this thing, feel [...]

British Comedian Peter Serafinowicz Segues Into Directing Music Videos, Robo-Decapitation

British comedian and Running Wilde scene-stealer Peter Serafinowicz just preempted Hugh Jackman's robot-boxing epic Real Steel with his video for Alex Metric's "Open Your Eyes." Sorry, Hugh. This $12.50 belongs to Sallie Mae now. The Shaun Of The Dead star explained, "I've always wanted to do a feature-length comedy remake of Rocky. My agent told me this was wasn't realistic so a music video based on Rocky was the next best thing," which explains both the training montage and the hint at human-robot lovemaking. Serafinowicz's music video directorial debut Hot Chip's "I Feel Better" is equally silly and unnerving, the message of which is, as Serafinowicz puts [...]