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indieWIRE’s Online Video of the Day: Spike Jonze & the Beastie Boys & Santigold, Oh My!

indieWIRE's Online Video of the Day: Spike Jonze & the Beastie Boys & Santigold, Oh My!

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Spike Jonze is back with another Beastie Boys collaboration, their first since 2000. A follow-up to the duo’s “Sabotage” and “Sure Shot,” “Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win” features Santigold, action figures, a suspenseful plot, and even a little blood, all in just under 4 minutes (for the shorter version).

With action figures operated by poles or, at times, visible hands, Jonze gives the story line precedence over the song itself, with a group of assassins after the band, which gives way to a well-shot chase scene and some resurrected zombies. It definitely renders both a look and a chuckle.

Check out the shorter version here:

And if that doesn’t quench your Jonze-Beastie Boy thirst, here’s the extended version:

Also, check out The Playlist’s take on the videos here.

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