Tag Archives: commercials

  • Harvey Nichols Commercial Features Real Shoplifters (Video)

    Harvey Nichols Commercial Features Real Shoplifters (Video)

    British department store chain Harvey Nichols is known even outside of its home turf in the UK for its unusual commercials and advertising campaigns. The latest enlists actual footage of people who have tried (and failed) to get away with shoplifting from the store over the years, in service of a campaign for their new […]

  • Gandhi Bookstores Produces Awesome CGI Commercial (Video)

    Gandhi Bookstores Produces Awesome CGI Commercial (Video)

    Mexican bookstore chain Gandhi Bookstores has produced a commercial that shows books literally coming to life, and it’s likely to make even diehard illiterati members want to pick up a book and try to capture some of that magic for themselves. The ad slogan is “one book leads to another,” and it makes this principle […]

  • ‘World’s Fastest Commercial’ by Nike Stars Kobe Bryant and David Blaine (Video)

    ‘World’s Fastest Commercial’ by Nike Stars Kobe Bryant and David Blaine (Video)

    Nike has everybody who feels overwhelmed by today’s advertising saturation covered with help from Kobe Bryant and David Blaine. It’s the World’s Fastest Commercial, a new spot that shows Kobe baffling David Blaine with his unorthodox yet effective magic skills. True to its name, Nike’s World’s Fastest Commercial might not be the shortest advertisement of […]

  • ‘Ant-Man': First TV Spot Drops (Video)

    ‘Ant-Man': First TV Spot Drops (Video)

    We have about a month and a half until the latest Marvel adventure hits theaters, and unless you’re new to the game you know what that means—the TV promotional blitz is about to kick into the next level. The first sign of that transition is now online.  It’s the first official TV spot for the […]

  • ‘We Love Sweat': New Gatorade Ad Narrated by Michael Jordan (Video)

    ‘We Love Sweat': New Gatorade Ad Narrated by Michael Jordan (Video)

    Gatorade has long associations with both basketball legend Michael Jordan and bodily fluid sweat, and their latest commercial is a strong convergence of those two entities, titled We Love Sweat. And I should warn any squeamish readers that it doesn’t mean “sweat” figuratively, and that the commercial really does have a whole lot of sweat in […]

  • ‘Stan Lee Cameo School’ Audi S8 Ad Directed by Kevin Smith (Video)

    ‘Stan Lee Cameo School’ Audi S8 Ad Directed by Kevin Smith (Video)

    With an Avengers movie in theaters and taking over the world as usual, the art of the Stan Lee cameo appearance is thick in the air. Capitalizing on that is a new Audi S8 commercial directed by Kevin Smith, starring Lee as the head of the Stan Lee Cameo School to teach the perhaps unteachable art form of cameo acting. […]

  • First Apple Watch Commercial Drops (Video)

    First Apple Watch Commercial Drops (Video)

    Almost as exciting as any given new Apple product is the advertising for said product, and we now have our first characteristically bouncy commercial for the new Apple Watch. The first Apple Watch commercial recently hit the internet, and gives a closer look at the watch and what it can do. The first Apple Watch […]

  • ‘The Attention Test': New Mind-Bending Škoda Fabia Ad (Video)

    ‘The Attention Test': New Mind-Bending Škoda Fabia Ad (Video)

    The new Škoda Fabia is being advertised as “attention-stealing,” meaning its design is so striking that it will snatch your attention from whatever else it might be focused on when one drives by. To prove it, the Škoda people put out a very cool commercial called The Attention Test – it might not serve as real proof that the car […]

  • H&M Modern Essentials Selected by David Beckham (Video)

    H&M Modern Essentials Selected by David Beckham (Video)

    David Beckham is continuing his busy endorsement schedule with retailer H&M. He has two concurrent collections out under the brand, David Beckham for H&M Bodywear and H&M Modern Essentials Selected by David Beckham, the latter serving as the primary focus for a new commercial starring Beckham and directed by Marc “Quantum of Solace” Foster. The H&M […]

  • ‘Friend Request': Facebook Releases New Commercial (Video)

    ‘Friend Request': Facebook Releases New Commercial (Video)

    If there was ever a company who probably didn’t need to spend money on advertising, it’s Facebook, which already has more than a billion users on its ledgers. And yet, the Zuck and co. have always been keenly interested in maintaining their company’s brand, which is probably why the new commercial entitled Friend Request was produced. In […]