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Kanye West’s Runaway (2010)

Kanye West made a film.  It’s mostly music and clocks in at 34 minutes, but there’s not really anything else to call it.  One can claim all day that MJ originated the massive music video event, with “Thriller” and “Black or White” dominating their respective premieres and inserting themselves into the culture for the days and weeks that followed.  You could even point to 1988’s Moonwalker as a legitimate, feature-length film, though I haven’t watched it in a decade or two and doubt it holds up.  But Kanye West has produced and directed a short musical film.  And you know what?  It’s pretty damn good.

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