This video has everything: cute dogs, guys throwing axes at trees, people lighting cigarettes with sparklers, skipping stones on a lake and throwing smoke bombs in the water. I’m not sure how good that last thing is for the water or the ecosystem it’s a part of, but it looks neat. I imagine this is the kind of video Todd Philips would make if he wants to do his take on a Malick movie.
Whitney is Max Kakacek’s post-Smith Westerns project along with Julian Erhlich and Ziyad Azrar (Touching Voids), and they’re already garnering a lot of buzz around Chicago. They’ll be gaining more fans when they hit Europe for a tour next month.