Cinematic music videos: Madonna’s ”Bad Girl”
GENRE Erotic thriller
PLOT Under the watchful eye of her guardian angel, promiscuous career gal Madonna (top) smokes, drinks, and sleeps her way around a foreboding-looking Manhattan — with tragic results (middle).
LYRICAL TIE-IN ”Smoked too many cigarettes today/I’m not happy when I act this way.”
SCENE STEALER An eerie Christopher Walken (bottom, with Madonna) as our ill-fated heroine’s voice of conscience
UNFORGETTABLE MOMENT As we begin to realize Madge’s latest lover might have murderous intentions, the music fades to a menacing silence. A cat hisses, a can of breath freshener is sprayed…and Walken plants the kiss of death on Madonna’s lips.