Rob Ulitski - 30th Oct 2019

Ashnikko's Tik-Tok sensation Stupid is given the horror treatment by Lucrecia Taormina.

Following the spectacularly weird, UKMVA-winning video for Hi It's Me, the pair's second video collaboration is an homage to Kill Bill and similar revenge flicks. Walking down the street in a bright, anime-inspired ensemble, Ashnikko is dripping with blood whilst holding a hammer, fresh from a kill. She crosses a name off of a list, and heads on to the next one. 

Dancing at the doorstep, the guy at the door has no choice but to watch in awe as Ashnikko drops into choreography whilst wielding the weapon, and he is blissfully aware of what comes next. This continues until Yung Baby Tate joins the scene, dressed in a similar outfit, and just as bloody. The two continue their vengeful killing spree and drive off into the night. 

Another hit from Lucrecia Taormina, and DP Matthew Emvin Taylor's balance between glossy pop video and creepy horror film is perfectly executed. Definitely one to watch - just in time for Halloween. 

PRO Credits


DirectorLucrecia Taormina
ProducerJoseph J Goldman
ProducerGeorgia Rose
Production CompanyFRIEND
Executive ProducerLuke Tierney
1st ADJack Green
Director of PhotographyMatthew Emvin Taylor
SteadicamRichard Lewis
Focus PullerAJ Golesworthy
2nd ACBennett Clarke
GafferPeter Bishop
Art DirectorBon Walshe
WardrobeHolly Adamthwaite
HairClaire Moore
Make-upGeorgia Olive
EditorThomas Brigden
ColouristGeorge Neave
Grading companyCoffee & TV
CommissionerSam Seager
LabelWarner Music
Other creditsSpark - Matt Simmons Spark - Peter Riches Spark - Greg Probert Production Designer Assist - Afra Zamara Choreographer Assist - Harry Parr DIT - Sebastian Hinds Snake Handler - Celso Robayo Action Vehicle - Dan Low Loader Op - Jamie Robinson Stylist Assist - Emilia Zeihi Make Up Assist - Craig Hamilton Hair Assist - Carlo Avena Nails - Yasmine Elwakill Prod Assist - Hugo Holford Prod Assist - Will Gore Prod Assist - Sonny McMillan BTS - Sebastian Hinds Cast: Boyfriend 1 - Toby Constad Boyfriend 2 - Luke Benoit Boyfriend 3 - Will Vaugh Sound Design - Chas Langston @ Final Cut

Rob Ulitski - 30th Oct 2019

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