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Video Review: Kelly Clarkson “Love So Soft”

In the forest, several women, wearing coral dresses, sunglasses and  navy blue scarves around their necks stand in a line, moving one by one. The assistant closes the door as Kelly Clarkson sings from the driver’s side. A young man whispers into her ear and gets out the car. The assistant tosses him his luggage and they begin to dance. […]

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Video Review: ABC “(How To Be) A Millionaire”

On a tropical animated beach, champagne chills in a bucket near the rectangular pool next to the mansion. A hand picks up the pink sports car for $500 and puts it in a shopping cart. Martin asks Mark if they need anything else. Mark plucks a diamond ring off the shelf. The shopping cart chugs along, its items inflating as […]

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Video Review: Fantasia “Truth Is”

At the deli, a cook prepares a sandwich on the grill. A young woman giggles at her boyfriend’s joke and leans into him. Another young woman smiles while sitting at the counter. Fantasia says she would like a blueberry muffin. A familiar voice calls out her name, interrupting her. She turns out and it’s her ex-boyfriend. They hug and he […]

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Video Review: Zayn & Sia “Dusk Till Dawn”

At the kitchen table, Zayn opens a briefcase and looks to see what’s inside. Then, he sits at his windowsill, observing a young woman (Jeminma Kirke), wearing sunglasses and walking with a briefcase. After seeing her pass by, he puts on his sunglasses and takes his suitcase. As he walks down the street. a disfigured man follows him in his […]

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Video Review: Martin Garrix “Pizza”

At around 8 p.m., Martin Garrix takes a bite from his slice of pizza as he readies to board another plane. He observes the copper skies from the window and watches a funny movie on his computer. While performing at a show, millions of fans film him with their phones. With his back to the audience, he scratches his arm. […]

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Video Review: Night Ranger “Sister Christian”

On the last day of her senior year, a young woman sits at her desk, waiting for the bell to ring. At the graduation ceremony of her all-girl’s Catholic school, she waits for her name to be called. Alan plays the keyboard by the edge of the stage. She receives her diploma and curtesies. After the ceremony, she walks down […]

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Video Review: Faithless “Insomnia”

In black-and-white, Maxi Jazz sits on the balcony of an office building looking up at the sky. He walks between the two skyscrapers, wearing a business suit, money hanging out of his pocket. Standing by the wall, he listens to music on his headphones. He walks in a parking lot, wearing a top hat and passes by multiple garages. At […]

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Video Review: Kendrick Lamar “DNA”

Kendrick Lamar sits in the interrogation room, chained to a lie detector. A police officer (Don Cheadle) walks in and scoffs once he sees Lamar. He comments that Lamar has two first names and shames him for it. Lamar looks at the floor. He then asks “do you know what DNA stands for?” and answers his own question with “Dead […]

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Video Review: Paramore “Told You So”

Hayley looks out her window as a severe candy red light beams in from across the street. Zac, wearing a red beret, matching suit and black rimmed glasses drives the car. Taylor, wearing the same outfit, plays the guitar in the backseat. In a darkened room, Hayley sings, the shadows from the blinds lining the wall. Zac points something out […]

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Video Review: Mariah Carey & YG “I Don’t”

Wearing a black leather jacket and a wedding dress, Mariah Carey runs out of a mansion. The paparazzi snap photos of her as she climbs into the backseat of a sports car.  YG stands on the balcony, rapping. In the backseat, she takes off the gown and plays with the tulle. She sits in the backseat, running a gold chain […]

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Video Review: Moby & Gwen Stefani “South Side”

On a bed, wearing a sweatshirt, Moby holds a flower pot with a daisy in it as the camera flashes. Gwen Stefani sits behind him, moving her shoulders. She leans in to kiss him and they move away from one another before they connect. Moby walks past the camera and the makeup artists touches up on his blush. Stylists put […]

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Video Review: Howard Jones “Everlasting Love”

Against a cream-colored background, a mummy’s tomb stands on the stage. It opens to a female mummy with her arms crossed over her chest. Howard Jones steps in front of the tomb and points toward a portrait of a young woman sitting on an easel. He walks to the screen wearing a fuchsia coat splashed with multiple blobs of color […]