'The Glee Project' Music Video: A Ridiculously 'Perfect' Movie Trailer
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
The Glee Project has reached the semifinals with the final five
contestants, and this week it's time for something completely different.
For "Actability" week, the music video is also a trailer for a fake
movie called Perfect, so there's plenty of acting.
Warning: This movie is very, very, very serious. It's almost absurd how serious they take it, and I can't help but laugh at the whole premise. It's kind of like that scene in Varsity Blues where James van der Beek tells his dad "I don't want your life," only way more melodramatic.
Aylin is a Turkish-Muslim from a conservative family who is secretly dating the quarterback (Blake) and gets pregnant. Michael is Blake's teammate and best friend who falls in love with Aylin. Ali is Michael's sister, an aspiring Olympic runner who gets paralyzed in a car accident, and Lily is the girl who was driving the car.
That's a whole lot of serious tragedy. In a behind-the-scenes clip, we see Blake get psychotically intense as the villain. It's kind of ridiculous. And by kind of, I mean completely, Is he auditioning for a role on Glee or American Horror Story?
The video itself has a ton of Top Gun-style homoeroticism as Blake and Michael are just chilling on the hood of a car without their shirts on. You know, like guys do. I can't tell if this is supposed to be serious or not, but I was laughing the entire time.
It will leave you with questions like: Why is Blake shirtless in a barn? Or why is there a Ferris wheel in the middle of nowhere? Or what does any of this have to do with acting on Glee, a musical COMEDY?
The Glee Project airs Tuesday at 10pm on Oxygen.
(Image and videos courtesy of Oxygen)