Things We Saw Today: Sia’s Music Video for “The Greatest” Memorializes Orlando Shooting
Sia’s music video for her song “The Greatest” is a tribute to the Orlando nightclub shooting. In the video, 49 dancers (the same amount of people massacred at the Pulse night club) perform a powerful routine. The write-up at The Atlantic analyzes the imagery in the video and also discusses the challenges of memorializing tragedy through pop music.
- Did you know it’s just a really lucky coincidence (or fate) Auli’i Cravalho looks so much like her Disney counterpart Moana? Disney legends John Musker and Ron Clements talk about the design and beautiful colors in Moana in this Indiewire interview.
- A new report by USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism calls Hollywood “the epicenter of cultural inequality.” The numbers are sad and another reminder that there’s still a lot of work to do. (via Variety)
- Soon you’ll be able to own the Stranger Things soundtrack on vinyl! (via Nerdist)
- And you’ll be able to grab the first (and only) season of Constantine on Blu-ray or DVD. (via CBR)
— Issa Rae (@IssaRae) September 7, 2016
Finally, in anticipation of an official trailer for Insecure dropping tomorrow, Issae Rae explains the reasoning behind the show’s title, calling it “the prequel to Black Girl Magic.”
That’s what we saw today, what did you see?
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