The most memorable James Bond themes tend to be soaring and bombastic — think "Live And Let Die" and "Skyfall" — but Sam Smith shoots and scores with one that's a bit more melancholoy, reflective, and very emotional. Smith also eschews anything close to a Bond intro scene, preferring a mix of film footage and a performance that ends in tears.
Luke Monaghan, director: "We shot most of the video in a small town just outside Vegas, did some pick-up's in actual Las Vegas and LA aswell. It was a proper team effort, not a great deal of money and we had a lot of locations to cover. Ben Kitchens did a great job with the cinematography, it's mostly natural and available light. We've worked that way a few times before together and he did a great job on my short film 'Baby Gangster' and a HBO documentary I'm working on.
He may not not know she knows, but she does. And he's going to find out. Very soon. In the meantime we see actor Chris Messina and Glee's Dianna Agron lead dual lives as a should-be perfect couple. But, he's detached, unfaithful. She's shattered, vengeful. And that's a fiery combination.
A$AP Rocky splits the difference between NYC hip-hop and Southern style perfectly in a video that flashes with malice — directed by Luke Monaghan, who also earned raves for his short film x music video hybrid, Ezekiel.
Rokkit's Luke Monaghan follows up on his "White Noise" promo with this character led video for Disclosure's new single ‘You & Me’. We follow a young couple leaving their day-to-day lives for a wild trek, drive, fly, ferry, quad-bike across Europe.
Culminating in a banging warehouse gig, they experience the highs and lows of a relationship on the road.