Well, I warned you a couple weeks ago that Darren Aronofsky would be directing a video for a song from the Lou Reed and Metallica record Lulu. Originally the report was that the song would be ‘Iced Honey,’ but what we get is in fact a video for one of the more unintentionally hilarious songs on Lulu, ‘The View.’ (It’s the song that has James Hetfield screaming “I am the table!” No, there are no single shots of a table in this video.)

Now we’ve got the video, and it’s really just some black and white footage of Loutallica playing the track in a rehearsal space. It looks good from a purely aesthetic perspective, properly moody and increasingly fragmented and blurry as the song goes on. But there’s really not all that much to it. Check it out below. Read More »