McDonalds: LeBron vs. Howard – Jordan vs. Bird Remake*

26 03 2011

Similar to last years Pepsi re-make of the classic “Diner” TV-ad, McDonalds re-visited one of its classic NBA Basketball ads for the 2011 SuperBowl

In 1993 Michael Jordan and Larry Bird battled over the Big Mac in a hilarious “Shoot-Out”. The 2011 version features LeBron James and Dwight Howard in a dunking contest.

Video: “McDonalds – LeBron vs. Howard “Dunking Contest” 2011 – Duration: 01:30 min

The classic  MJ vs. Bird shoot-out is among my favourite TV ads so I am not quite sure whether I like the re-make…judge for yourself…

Video: “McDonalds – MJ vs. Bird “Shoot Out” 1993 – Duration: 01:01 min

Jordan and Bird created their own little re-make in 1994 featuring Charles Barkley

Video: “McDonalds – MJ vs. Bird feat. Barkley “Shoot-Out II” 1994 – Duration: 01:00 min





Saab: 9-3X – Changing Perspective TV ad*

26 08 2009

Saab’s back with a great ad for their new 9-3X crossover station wagon. This ad truly expresses the Saab Brand Spirit!

Video: Saab – 9-3x “Changing Perspectives” – 0:42 min

The song in the video is by Asha Ali.

Also check out the coinciding website. Featuring Saab’s head of design – Simon Padian and Xtreme Skier and member of the Saab Salomon Team Kaj Zackrisson

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Finally the print ads ….

 

I like how the advertising expresses the product features of the car, but at the same time also gives you some brand flavor!

Check out: Saab.com & Kaj Zackrisson‘s Website





Audi Q5: “Unbox the Box” TV ad*

26 01 2009

 

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Here is a great ad, from Bartle, Bogle & Hagerty for the introduction of the Audi Q5 in the U.K. .

Video: Audi Q5  – “Unbox the Box” TV Ad 1:10 min

Really cool execution!

Check out: audi.co.uk





Sony Bravia: James Bond – Quantum of Solace TV Ad*

1 12 2008

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Here is a great “testimonial TV ad” that Sony produced with Daniel Craig as part of the “Quantum of Solace” endorsement activities.

Film: “Sony Bravia – Quantum of Solace” 1:03 min

Check out: www.007.com





MTV.DE: All Eyes On Alicia Keys*

12 10 2008

Here is a nice “Ad break”. In honor of Alicia Keys‘ new album and tour MTV Germany have put together a small series of clips with Alicia Keys and an a macho white rabbit themed “All eyes on“. They are kind of funny and if you like Alicia Keys, you will like the clips.


MTV: “All Eyes on Alicia Keys” – Clip 1

MTV:”All Eyes on Alicia Keys” – Clip 2

MTV:” All Eyes on Alicia Keys” – Clip 3

If you know Peter Fox (Seeed) you should check out his “All Eyes On” Clips too, they are pretty cool!!

Check out: mtv.de/alleyeson





Burger King US: P. Diddy “BK is open late” TV ad*

4 08 2008

P. Diddy keepin’ it real with the Whopper ;o)

Burger King announced that they will have more and more restaurants across the country that will stay open after midnight.

Here is the latest Burger King US TV ads for the “BK is open late ” promotion featuring P. Diddy produced by Crispin + Potter, Bogusky.

Video: P. Diddy & Burger King “BK is open late” – 0:30 min

Any questions ;o) ???

Check out: www.bkisopenlate.com

(Source: www.joeytomatoes.com)





NYC: Robert De Niro & Billy Crystal Thanksgiving Ad*

1 08 2008

Here is a 2001 ad that I really like and just remembered…. Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal promoting the city of New York. Check out the dialogue and the costumes ;o)

Video: Robert De Niro & Billy Crystal – “Thanksgiving in NYC”  1:00 min