‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Clip and Music Video Hold a Mirror to Robert Rodriguez’s Sci-Fi Epic

/Film | 1/24/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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20th Century Fox has released a new Alita: Battle Angel clip and music video ahead of the sci-fi film’s February release. The first clip dives deeper into the titular cyborg’s (played by Rosa Salazar and her eyes) mysterious past and features a sparring scene that is later reflected in the music video for the Dua Lipa Alita: Battle Angel theme, “Swan Song.”

“The woman in my memory called me 99.” Alita ponders on the flash of her previous life, which her savior and protector Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz) promises she’ll remember in time. But it does her no good until she begins to spar in her room, proving to be an agile fighter who can punch a mirror without breaking the glass.

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It’s a cool scene we’ve seen before in various trailers, and one that the marketing for the film seems to be marketing around, especially with its likeness appearing in the music video for Dua Lipa’s Alita single, “Swan Song.”

The “New Rules” singer dedicates herself to the Alita tie-in with a music video that takes place in an Iron City-esque scrapyard, where...
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