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NewsJuly 20, 2015

News: Ten Key Moments in Max Key’s Homage-Filled Holiday Video

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Last night, whilst Simon Barnett was weeping his way through a winning pasodoble, another notable New Zealander debuted a winning performance piece of their own. It was Max Key, who finally launched his holiday video after much Instagram anticipation/boob-leering promo shots.

I’ll be honest, I was a little disappointed. In this post-Blair Witch GoPro era, it takes a lot to create a found footage film that is both original and visually compelling. Unfortunately, this is neither. Save yourself four-and-a-half minutes and enjoy the top ten moments as painstakingly selected my me. Or just watch it here.

1) Baller as “works deluxe” option

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Oosh. Check out these high rollers with their neighbour-free seat, mineral water, inflight entertainment and optional newspaper. I reckon Max watched this.

2) Amelia on pony patrol

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That’s what that neighbour-free seat was for…

3) Shocking feet

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A chilling scene. Not sure whether to be more alarmed by the sheer drop or Max’s filthy feet.

4) John Key pays tribute to the late, great, James Gandolfini

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5) Yet another infamous homage

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Say what you will about Max Key, but at least he’s got that intertextuality on lock.

6) Pensive John Key on a rock

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7) Tiny Max Key ponytail

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The sun sets on this hairstyle forever.

8) Max meets his fans

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9) Stephanie Key devises new work at ice-cream stand

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10) Promising yet ominous capitalisation 

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