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Here's the trailer for a cool looking skateboarding film called Pretty Sweet, which was directed by Ty Evans, Cory Weincheque and Spike Jonze. Jonze is involved with a very wide variety of projects, and has always broken ground with the inventive skits and filming techniques he has brought to the Girl/Chocolate and Lakai skate videos. The director also picks up his skateboard for the film and shows off his skating skills. The film features the infamously tight-knit Girl and Chocolate crew, including Guy Mariano, Eric Koston, Sean Malto, Marc Johnson, Jesus Fernandez, Vincent Alvarez, Elijah Berle, Justin Eldridge, Brian Anderson and a ton of other skaters.
I love the sport of skateboarding, and I've always enjoyed watching skate videos and documentaries. There's some really cool shots in the trailer -- even when Marc Johnson Doesn't land a trick it still looks buttery. It's definitely worth checking out for anyone looking to see some awesomeness! »
- Joey Paur
Where the Wild Things Are director Spike Jonze started his career making skateboarding videos and is co-owner of skateboard company Girl Skateboards with pro-skate dudes Rick Howard and Mike Carroll. It's been a while since Jonze set his camera on the wheels of notable people in the sport, but a new video has surfaced via Slash Film that features Eric Koston, Guy Mariano, Sean Malto, Marc Johnson, Elijah Berle, Jesus Fernandez, Brian Anderson and others. Pretty Sweet is available on iTunes and was created with Fully Flared team Ty Evans and Cory Weincheque. Experimental electronic act Flying Lotus (aka Captain Murphy aka Steven Ellison) features Frodo in the video for his song "Tiny Tortures" from the album Until the Quiet Comes, which dropped...
- Alison Nastasi
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