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Gus Van Sant Grants Wish of Undertalented Rock Combo

How the mediocre indie-rock band known as Panther convinced Gus Van Sant to co-direct (with someone named Cari Coleman) the video for its undazzling song "Birds That Move" (clearly, this is not a tune about taxidermied birds), we don't know, but it sure paid off: With little more than a small float, some face paint, a goat, and a small team of amateur synchronized swimmers, the clip manages to seem both super-cute and totally frightening. And that's leaving aside the creepiness of the singer's half-beard.

Panther: Birds That Move [Pitchfork]