New Mogwai Video Borders on Body Horror

CGI doesn't hold up, at all. Have you seen Independence Day recently? It looks worse than a rotoscoped episode of Night Gallery. However, watch any body horror films from the 1980s, and what was quickly considered cheap looking a few years after it was made, now creates a real sense of unease in us in 2017. The new Mogwai video for  "Party In The Dark" (a song title that can only be for either a Mogwai or an R Kelly song) is a beautiful work of practical effects that builds an entire universe, (complete with a stargate). Watch as the same cinematic skills that made Frank's rancid corpose re-animate in Hellraiser are used to showcase a song by a band approaching legacy status. 

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