tragedy in reverse. [clip of the week 11.19.08]

Here, with some more music video goodness, is Coldplay’s “The Scientist”. An interesting engagement with telling a story backwards. It plays with our perceptions and responses, and the meandering beauty of the video takes on a different meaning as the story’s ‘beginning’ unfolds.



1 Response to “tragedy in reverse. [clip of the week 11.19.08]”

  1. 1 towardeverywind
    November 21, 2008 at 7:40 am

    i wasn’t going to watch this because i have seen many times before, but then had a change of heart, and thankfully so. i totally forgot the tragic plotline of the video. i think madTV’s lampooning of it ruined the video for me. God, i hate that show …

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