A man turns up in another man’s closet wearing nothing but a pair of boxers, but that’s merely the punchline of this epic 1-minute commercial spot for the French video channel Canal+, filled with action and adventure. Directed by Matthijs Van Heijningen for BETC.
This commercial for one of Nissin’s instant noodle dishes starts out innocently enough, but then the little chicken presents an offering to the devil, and things get very intense, very quickly. Language is no barrier to enjoying this one. Explanation here (in Japanese).
During the 2018 Grammys, Old Spice debuted one of its typically offbeat commercials – made even more cryptic by being entirely in French. If you’re interested in what they were actually saying in the spot, here’s the version with English subtitles. Good boy, Old Spice!
Net Neutrality took a major punch to the gut, and its loss could mean major, undesireable changes to the way all of us use the internet. It’s a bit of a confusing topic, so Burger King decided to explain what could happen if the same thing applied to selling Whoppers.
Another year has passed, and GoPro action cameras yet again helped to capture some of the year’s most epic, beautiful, entertaining, and dramatic sights. There’s no way a sub-3-minute video can sum it all up, but it’s still worth a watch – even if it is just a commercial.
“Simply apply the heat-dampening cream shield, and let the TouchBlade Pro collect your genetic sample with ease!” Auralnauts upgrades a commercial for a fancy razor, giving it far greater abilities than simply shaving stubble. Say it with us now… “Brett FAHHVRAAHH.”
While watching a ping pong match, something caught this smartphone shooter’s eye – two girls in the background playing a frenetic game, one of whom was playing with her face instead of a paddle. From what we can tell, this was actually a Japanese commercial for face cream.
Looking for the ultimate showdown between He-Man and Skeletor? You won’t find it here. Instead, the two Saturday morning arch-enemies put aside their differences to celebrate the cash they saved at MoneySuperMarket. Directed by The Bobbsey Twins From Homicide.
Vehicle maker Honda and a team of talented artists pay tribute to the creativity and effort that goes into the production of modern motion pictures, peeling back the layers of the visual effects onion, and reminding us how little of what we see on screen these days is real.
Heineken conducted a bold social experiment, pairing up people with very different opinions about an important issue in a room together to work on a project. Only after they spent some time together, was the truth revealed about their diametrically-opposed points of view.
A fantastic commercial for Virgin’s high-speed data service, which mashes up all kinds of movie genres in a single scene. It plays out in a tunnel straight out of Star Wars, but features all kinds of anachronistic and misplaced characters in a thrilling chase sequence.
“The people act like they’ve never seen a restaurant… or eaten food before.” SNL pokes fun at the over-the-top expressions seen on the faces of happy customers in commercials for family restaurant chains, as a group of actors are given direction for their reaction shots.
Take a flashback to the early days of Star Wars with this comprehensive compilation of classic TV commercials for toys captured from 1977 to 1978. Eric Stran also assembled the spots for The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi toys. Action figures each sold separately.