The room Beyoncé is dancing in looks familiar. In fact, the whole scene looks familiar. Here's the singer's new video. (Spoiler alert: She really thinks that guy over there is swell.)
For a similar vibe, albeit with less dancing, more clothes, and, frankly, better lines, consider the iconic scene in To Have and Have Not:
Why hasn't anyone sampled Hemingway/Faulkner dialogue yet? Beyoncé could certainly afford to clear the samples.
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