"Before they sat down, one more time, just for themselves..." This BOA commercial tells the story of a family, and all the ups and downs they have gone through, backwards in time through family portraits. It's a very interesting way of peeking into a large families life, and perfectly art directed fashion era references will push recognition buttons in nearly everyone. The small moments of acting a much larger story are great too, like the mothers glare after Brad's "brief brush with the law".
"We know we're not the center of your life" says Bank Of America, who probably lent this family the money to buy the house with the fireplace we see in every photo....."But we'll do ur best to help you connect to what is."
DDB Canada brings us this odd little bank robbery and car chase, where the brilliant mastermind behind the robbery is only doing it for free advertising for his car. A wee bit like how some ad people perpetrate hoaxes in the hopes of maybe making a video go viral and get press that way. You can't blame the guy for trying really, a live chase on air will get that phone number seen by lots of people, obviously, and maybe one of them is even interested in buying a car.
Mr. President launched a new campaign for Bacardi, celebrating 150 years. The campaign is called “Our history is unbelievable.” Sadly, we've seen boob jokes and booze a bunch of times. At least this one was story telling at its finest.
Microsoft's Bing ads are getting bolder. Here they demonstrate how Bing could have saved Thelma and Louise, had they had access to a not-yet-invented cellphone. And been able to reach the other side with that bold car-jump instead of plummeting to their deaths. Ho-kay.
Lady Gaga and Stephen Klein got together to make a nine minute event video, which plays a bit like pop-culture bingo. It's as if they dropped a bit of 90s Madonna, The movie Cabaret, Marlene Dietrich, Baccara's boogie moves, various bits of latex, crucifixes, barb wire, rough 'sex' scenes, lace and glittery hearts into a blender, mashed it together and topped it off with the worst worst pudding-bowl haircuts ever. Resulting in a cold tall glass of booooooring. Prince Valiant called by the way, he wants his hair back.
So, they got a brief and decided to add ye old "hey, lets put a little person in this ad" - but no, it's not at all what you'd think. Let me explain. I can't. I'll just say: Naked skating midgets! In fact the whole campaign consists of midgets in Eastpak bags. That's it right there.
This nine minute, violent and graphic, music video for M.I.A's "Born Free" is directed by Romain Gavras, in it police are targeting redheaded males, who are rounded up in a city, taken out to the desert and brutally executed.
Since it is quite graphic, the video was banned from youtube last week.
Erik Rinsch takes the five lines and spins a dark cold story with robots, Moscow in winter, murder and deception, complete with an action packed motorcycle vs police chase.
The 60 second version of "The green police", airing 4th quarter. Men are arrested at the supermaket for choosing the wrong bag, folks who don't recycle batteries are raided, a police helicopter watches you forget to compost - but all is well if you happen to own an Audi Clean Diesel sleek machine.
Part of the interactive campaign that supports Audi's super bowl ad - see Audi launches social media effort to tie in with their Super Bowl XLIV ad
Part of the interactive campaign in conjunction with the Super Bowl - see Audi launches social media effort to tie in with their Super Bowl XLIV ad
"Tormented by the demons of her past and burdened by this disturbing family development, Colleen Foy (There Will Be Blood) tries to make sense out of her newfound life, but a series of unfortunate events cause her world to spiral out of control."
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