Newswire: Radiohead teams up with The Lobster director for a very short film
Radiohead and arthouse filmmakers go together like chocolate and peanut butter—or pretension and art school, depending on how you look at it. Paul Thomas Anderson directed a video for the single “Daydreaming” earlier this year, and now the band has debuted a new clip by Yorgos Lanthimos, director of this year’s hilariously bleak arthouse success The Lobster.
Set to “Identikit” from Radiohead’s new album A Moon Shaped Pool, the clip is short and deliberately vague, showing an old man sitting alone in a shabby, wood-paneled restaurant, lustily tearing into…something. Or are his hands empty? The placement makes it difficult to tell. This deliberately vague detail, combined with the video’s Old World setting, evokes a specific sense of place and an unsettling mood that’s classic Lanthimos.
This is actually the sixth in a series of vignettes made by prominent directors and posted to …