Since tonight is “fall back” night and we all get an extra hour of sleep and/or recovery tomorrow morning, these two booze-themed films featuring musical madman Spike Jones — who gave director/performer Spike Jonze his name — somehow seem appropriate.

It’s funny how back in the 80s, everyone treated music videos like they were something new. How is this made-for-the-big-screen version of Jones’ signature mis-arrangement, “Cocktails for Two,” originally written as a serious celebration of the end of prohibition, any different from a typical Weird Al video?

H/t ex-boozer Roger Ebert, who also has a new short film by today’s Spike Jonze on offer.

An alcoholic bonus theatrical short subject with the earlier Mr. Jones is on offer after the flip.

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