Sofia Coppola's Hypnotic New Video for Phoenix's "Chloroform"

by Gary Pini

Can't say that we blame them -- or that she's not qualified -- but Phoenix decided to keep it in the family for their latest video. They've asked singer Thomas Mars' wife Sofia Coppola to directed this clip for "Chloroform" and the result is a slo-mo, black and white performance piece -- except that here the audience is the star of the show. New York MoMA's Inside/Out blog asked Coppola to explain: "I wanted the video to be about the girls losing it over the band, and that feeling you have when you think a band is romantic."

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