Is there a universal beat out there? Some rhythm that transcends culture, time, and societal mores to which all dancers can dance? And if so, could it really emanate from Bruno Mars? These are the existential questions that pop up when gazing into the gyrational abyss of the dancing supercut below.
What’s The Mashup? pulled 100 dance scenes from all types of movies and intercut them together to the tune of Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk.” It’s an impressive overview of dancing scenes that all correlate perfectly to the beat, but also it now means that that song is stuck in everyone’s head again. Even so, it’s actually pretty cool to see so many different styles of dance all work so well with song.
For those interested in knowing what film each clip is from, either visit the video’s page or turn on the closed captioning/subtitles on the video and it pops up on the bottom of the screen.