Thousands of famous and semi-famous people make money by posting photos of themselves with certain products on Instagram. Some people seem to make all their money this way—Lindsay Lohan, for example. Meanwhile, millions of other people also post photos of themselves on Instagram, often also near or with products, but…
Holiday gift ads usually suck, but this one—a heart-warming reminder of every child’s daydreams of space and the man that lives on the moon—is just too good not to watch.
This ad for Gandhi Bookstores in Mexico is a stunning work of animation and 3D art and splendid visual effects. The tagline is simple, “One book leads to another”, and you see characters you recognize from the most famous of books battle each other for your attention. It’s a commercial meant to take your money but…
My brain struggles to believe that this black swan—featured in the new McLaren 570S commercial—is not a real animal but an awesome render. The video compares the aerodynamics of the swan and the car by putting the hyperrealistic CGI bird inside a wind tunnel.
This neat commercial for Cycling Canada—an organization for the promotion of cycling in Canada—shows a bunch of bikes riding themselves and having fun. The cyclist-less bikes appear drifting on dirt roads, descending mountains full speed, and zooming across the city.
When a commercial starts with a silly premise like:"What would you do if your friend turned into an animated GIF?" you know you're about to watch something great. That's why I'm such a big fan of Flying Horse's ads. The Brazilian energy drink brand makes some of the weirdest and most hilarious commercials…
These guys took a bunch of images from different peaks of Los Andes—the longest continental mountain range in the world located in the western coast of South America—drew a staff over them, and marked the peaks as notes. An orchestra played this random composition and the result is surprisingly beautiful.
If you've spent some time on the Internet, you already know that the same characters and personality types keep popping up. There's the smart ass, the politically incorrect, the skeptical, the list goes on and on. This clever ad for Mainpeople—an international charity social network—makes fun of those stereotypes.
Damian Kulash—lead singer of OK Go and the guy who creates their popular music videos—just made this neat commercial for the Chinese home furniture brand Red Star Macalline. The ad features the band members and follows the same visual style as their video The Writing's on the Wall.
Sometimes I can get so obsessed with something that I keep doing it in my dreams. This commercial—for Japanese beer Kirin Ichiban—shows the art of sushi making in such a way that it seems to come straight out of Jiro's most trippy dreams.
Oscar Isaac talks about Poe Dameron's future after Episode VII. Who could Watchmen's Jackie Earle Haley play in Suicide Squad? Watch a new Poltergeist teaser. Plus more hints for how Caity Lotz could appear in the new Arrow spinoff. And teasers for what's to come on iZombie, Arrow, and more. To Me, My Spoilers!
This is not an optical illusion, but it takes advantage of exactly the same principles that make optical illusions work: Our eyes and brain don't scan reality like a camera does. Instead, the brain interprets external inputs, building its own reality. No spoilers, just watch.
Does the Joker have a brand new friend in Suicide Squad? We'll see a much-anticipated return on Doctor Who sooner than expected. Plus, teases for what's ahead on Daredevil, Gotham, Bitten, AKA Jessica Jones and 12 Monkeys. Spoilers for all!
Check out new Avengers: Age of Ultron pics. Another geek icon joins AKA Jessica Jones. Freddie Prinze Jr. talks about Star Wars: Rebels' second season. Plus glimpses of Inside Out, Seventh Son, Minions and Person of Interest, and what's next for Sleepy Hollow, Once Upon a Time and Defiance. Behold, Spoilers!
This hilarious ad for French network Canal+—promoting their film production division—tells the story of why unicorns disappeared from the surface of the Earth. I'm not going to tell you more about it so I don't spoil it—just make sure you watch it until the very end.
This beautiful Adidas' commercial directed by Karim Huu Do—featuring Pharrell Williams, David Beckham, Rita Ora and Damian Lillard—questions what a superstar really is. So we have to buy their shoes I guess? Ah, leave the shoes, take the canoli. Who cares. It's a pleasure to watch.
This cool comercial for Madrid Fusión—an international gastronomic summit held annually in Madrid, Spain—shows the complicated life of a man who bears the burden of having two mouths.
This commercial for the Toronto Jewish Film Festival shows legendary porn star Ron Jeremy trying to understand why his movies have never been accepted to the festival. I feel the same way as you, Ron, Woodfellas and The Rod Father are brilliant.