M.I.A. of “Paper Planes” fame isn’t a fan of Lady Gaga to say the least. So after Gaga’s “Telephone” mini-movie/music video received so much attention, it seemed fortuitous (though I wouldn’t say planned given the time it takes to make even a short film) that M.I.A. had a mini-movie/music video of her own released a few months after Lady Gaga’s, titled “Born Free.” For this piece, I’d like you watch the two back to back.
Here’s Lady Gaga’s “Telephone”