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What if Taylor Swift’s New Video Were a Horror Movie?

My colleague Forrest Wickman aptly described Taylor Swift’s video for “Blank Space” as the Gone Girl of music videos, one that playfully sends up Swift’s supposedly “Cool Girl–like shape-shifting” and “femme fatale-like menace.”

So what if “Blank Space” really were a horror movie? Thanks to the many cinematic tropes deployed by video director Joseph Kahn, it’s not hard to imagine.

Taylor Swift Just Released the Gone Girl of Music Videos