This video, which mashes up Wes Anderson’s slow motion shots with a soundtrack by Ja Rule, made the rounds last week.
To which: huh?
The Ja Rule songs bring nothing new to these clips. Mashups should improve, recast, or subvert the source material; this one does none of those things. Verdict: mashup fail.
Here’s the original version of the first clip, with Nico’s These Days.