Check It Out: Spike Jonze and Kanye West's 'We Were Once A Fairy Tale'

Short film begins with a nightclub setting, but then gets "really weird."

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Spike Jonze and Kanye West's "We Were Once A Fairytale," the long-discussed short film collaboration that Jonze ("Where The Wild Things Are") directed was supposed to debut on iTunes September 8, but for whatever reason, that didn't happen.

You can't blame the infamous Kanye West/Taylor Swift incident either, as the 2009 MTV VMAs aired afterwards, on Sunday, September 13. But one can understand how that ugly episode didn't hurry up its release. So, was the short film that attempts to lampoon Kanye West's arrogance by evincing more self-conceit and self-deprecation with a bizarre, hallucinatory ending that features a ...

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