Tag Archives: commercials

  • “Welcome Home”: Spike Jonze Directs FKA Twigs for Apple HomePod (Video)

    “Welcome Home”: Spike Jonze Directs FKA Twigs for Apple HomePod (Video)

    Bad news for art-damaged counterculturists who want to completely ignore commercials from massive corporations: Apple has enlisted Spike Jonze and FKA Twigs for a piece that bridges the gap between short film and advertisement for their new voice controlled HomePod. It’s called “Welcome Home.” I’m actually pretty annoyed at how cool “Welcome Home” is. It […]

  • Animoji Grammy Ads Feature Childish Gambino and Migos (Videos)

    Animoji Grammy Ads Feature Childish Gambino and Migos (Videos)

    If you were watching the Grammys over the weekend, you might have noticed a couple of new ads for the iPhone X’s Animoji feature, and their unusually current soundtrack choices. But in case you weren’t, you can see both of the ads right here. First up is “Animoji: Alien,” starring some extraterrestrial Animojis lipsynching to “Redbone” by Childish […]

  • “Find Your Groove”: Kyrie Irving Directs Own Nike Kyrie 4 Ad (Video)

    “Find Your Groove”: Kyrie Irving Directs Own Nike Kyrie 4 Ad (Video)

    Kyrie Irving is fond of giving, uh, controversial statements to the public, the most famous being his possibly humorous claim that the Earth is flat. That kind of unpredictability doesn’t generally lead to directing gigs, but Nike nevertheless passed him the directorial reins for an ad for the upcoming Kyrie 4 runner. It’s called “Find […]

  • Ray Liotta is the Latest KFC Colonel in New Commercial (Video)

    Ray Liotta is the Latest KFC Colonel in New Commercial (Video)

    I admit to having a nearly infinite capacity for keeping track of all manner of fictional sagas, but KFC‘s ongoing ad campaign involving various high-profile actors and comedians portraying their departed founder is not one of them. So I don’t know exactly how Ray Liotta fits into the KFC Colonel continuity, but I do know […]

  • Japanese ‘The Defenders’ Promo Narrated by Stan Lee (Video)

    Japanese ‘The Defenders’ Promo Narrated by Stan Lee (Video)

    I keep reading that Marvel Comics overlord Stan Lee is retiring from public life, and then I keep seeing footage of him at conventions and cameos in the movies and TV shows based on his creations. His latest work as Marvel’s official mascot is part of the proud tradition of celebrities doing weird commercials in […]