I have a few theories about why this particular moment in Beyoncé history is so compelling, and yes, a lot of it has to do with our love of/frustration with the perfect android of professionalism Mrs. Carter-Fierce becomes when she is onstage. But I think what makes this a truly special moment is that this is a rare occurence in which we can see Beyoncé interacting with another entity in an unscripted, genuine way. And I do not think that it’s a coincidence that that thing is a high-powered mechanical object. I see Pacific Rim sequel written all over this.
Watch it from every angle, because you were born recently enough to be alive for this kind of technology, after the break: