Spike Jonze Directs Beastie Boys Action Figures in Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win

As many people know, Spike Jonze got his start directing TV commercials and music videos, including what is arguably one of the greatest music videos of all time, the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage”. Now Spike Jonze and the Beastie Boys have teamed up again over a decade later for their latest video “Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win (feat. Santigold)”, taken from the album Hot Sauce Committee, Part Two. The video was written by Adam Yauch and was shot entirely using Beastie Boys action figures… think Team America: World Police meets Fantastic Mr. Fox. Am I alone in wanting to see a full-blown Spike Jonze stop motion animated film after this? Check out the extended 11 minute cut after the jump.

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  • Brendan

    I was expecting stop-action animation, like Robot chicken uses. Didn’t expect dolls being manipulated by sticks, or even just hands! Makes it seem even cheaper looking. I suppose that’s what they were going for, but I wasn’t impressed.

  • Kasper

    Don’t get it.

  • That was amazing! I loved it. And I get it!