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Jamie xx Unveils Romain Gavras-Directed Masterpiece For “Gosh” Music Video

7 July 2016 12:51 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

For an artist whose music certainly holds up by its own merit, Jamie xx hasn’t gone minimal on the visual elements accompanying one of his releases. The English producer enlisted filmmaker Romain Gavras to write and direct the music video for “Gosh” from his 2015 album In Colour, and so far it’s easily the best music video of 2016.

The video for “Gosh” depicts a dystopian future in which inhabitants of modern-day ghost town Tianducheng in China’s Zhejiang province gather around an albino icon personality. Chinese viewers familiar with the locale have instantly recognized it for its 108-foot Eiffel Tower replica – under which the 400-person cast acted out a vague ritual of some sort – and The Wall Street Journal has reported that some of them have voiced disquieted sentiments towards its portrayal.

Romain Gavras is the mind behind music videos such as those of M.I.A.’s “Born »

- John Cameron

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Assassin’s Creed Trailer – Flickering Myth Reaction

13 May 2016 4:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Flickering Myth team reacts…

See Also: Read the Flickering Myth Reactions to Doctor Strange, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Captain America: Civil War, Suicide Squad, Ghostbusters and more

With a flood of movie news coming in (Just Cause, Centipede and Missile Command and Splinter Cell to name but a few), it’s easy to forget we got our first look at Assassin’s Creed yesterday [watch it here]. The movie is set for release in December and sees Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Apocalypse) star as Aguilar alongside Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons and Brenden Gleeson.

But what did the Flickering Myth staff make of it?

Tony Black: Really really good. Gets the weirdness inherent in the games, looks gorgeous, seems to understand the flow of the series, and importantly it gives just the right amount away without spoiling anything of import. Give it me now!

Eddy Gardiner: Visually, it looks perfect. Doesn’t give much away, »

- Luke Owen

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