’s geektastic video for “Keeps Gettin’ Better” debuted on iLike on Monday, and somewhere out there, fanboys are tripping over their external hard-drive cables to get screen grabs and create their own mashups of it.
The clip was lensed by filmmaker Peter Berg (“Hancock,” “The Kingdom”), and its “Minority Report”-meets-James-Bond-on-the-“Speed Racer”-highway-to-Anime-City vibe is sure to excite sci-fi geeks as much as Christina fans. In the first-of-its-kind exclusive for iLike, the clip from the singer’s upcoming greatest-hits album, Keeps Gettin’ Better — A Decade of Hits, has her traveling “through time and fashion in an homage to her 10-year career,” according to a statement from her label.
In the video, a blond, hoodie-wearing Aguilera sits behind a giant, retro-looking mixing desk with lots of pretty blinking lights and takes us on a quick-edit stroll through her many personas. She’s a 1960s fuzzy-vest-wearing hippie filmmaker, a blue-haired “Speed Racer” wannabe and a masked, catsuit-wearing superhero with spark-throwing fingertips and a badass motorcycle. All the while, a cute Japanese robot dances along on the edge of her console as Aguilera controls the action by waving her fingers at the big screens in front of her.
“I really enjoyed making the video for ’Keeps Gettin’ Better,’ ” Aguilera said in the release. “Being an artist who likes to play around with different looks, it was a lot of fun to portray various characters within the same shoot.”
Keeps Gettin’ Better is due out on November 11 and will be available only at Target.