Photo by Jake Thompson
Check it out and then we’ll discuss:
First of all:
Here are the 7 things the OOTW video remind us of:
To kick things off, this is an obvious first read of the video’s similarities to Twilight: Eclipse. Raised by wolves, Taylor Swift is coming back to wreck havoc (rip a necklace off in slow motion) in the dead of winter.
Melodically, TSwift’s song sounds almost identical to this early 90’s catchy club banger put out by the queen of mom pants, Donna Lewis:
Besides Lion King being the best Disney film of all time, it also provided the best soundtrack.
TBH, there’s a total overall Disney vibe to this video. It’s equal parts Hook:
Even down to the dress and chiffon-ography.
I don’t know when or where this gem aired:
And as weird as it was stumbling upon it, I can’t not be absolutely obsessed with it.
Beyonce gyrates around a dance set with her water-forming sorcery in the same vain that Swift does with the vine in the woods.
The queen of hips that don’t lie crawled through mud, blood, and earth to tell her lover how much they could “both make fun of distance.” Besides this being almost a carbon blueprint of Shakira’s video, when Taylor crawls through the wet dirt, it was giving me Whenever, Wherever realness:
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