M.I.A., “XXXO”

Leaving aside the brilliant new tune from Maya, how is it that director Hype Williams never went on to a successful Hollywood directing career?  Of all the auteur video directors from the 90’s/early aughts — David Fincher, Spike Jonze, Michel Gondry, Chris Cunningham, et. al. — Williams created the most dazzling videos.  His feature length directing career has only produced Belly.  Weird.

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