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Jude Law, Uma Thurman Appear in New Branded Short Films Advertisers work movie stars into storyline of new spots

Wouldn’t you pay attention to a short film featuring Jude Law or Uma Thurman (or Playboy bunnies), even if it was actually promoting a brand? As a way to woo…

August 11, 2014, 3:37 PM EDT

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: July 25-Aug. 1 Cars and Carl's, a boat and a ballerina. Vote for your favorite spot

By car or by boat, brands are trying out new vehicles this week to drive consumers down the path to purchase. Only one of them is actually selling an automobile—German compact-car…

August 1, 2014, 10:17 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Jude Law Dances for Johnnie Walker Blue in Jake Scott's Short Film Betting the house (or the boat)

Jude Law hasn't had the best of luck on boats in the past. But he puts that behind him for this stylish short film for Johnnie Walker Blue, directed by…

July 30, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

Johnnie Walker's Stunning Glass Car Reflects Human Fragility in Drunk-Driving PSA Inside Iris' CGI spot

IDEA: It's a brutal irony of the automobile: Speed and power are its strengths, yet they combine to make its occupants ever more vulnerable. It's true of any driving, and…

January 16, 2014, 8:02 AM EST

Bruce Lee Rises Again in Johnnie Walker Ad, but He's Not All There Here's the real problem with this spot

Re-enter the dragon? Johnnie Walker and BBH resurrect Bruce Lee via CGI technology (and footage of lookalike actor Danny Chan) for this boring Chinese commercial. The spot, approved by Lee's…

July 11, 2013, 9:47 AM EDT

Agency of the Year: Carat Landing GM and Macy's catapults Carat into consideration as a major American media shop

A year ago, it would have been a bit of a stretch to declare Carat a U.S. media-buying powerhouse. But after the year Carat has just enjoyed, there’s no denying…

January 21, 2013, 12:01 AM EST

10 Great Ads That Are More Than 5 Minutes Long Who said you had a short attention span?

Fancy sitting through a five-minute-long commercial? I know, you'd rather be boiled alive in hot acid. But actually, there are plenty of long-form spots that aren't just tolerable but wonderful.…

March 8, 2012, 12:31 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Johnnie Walker Leo Burnett Sydney mixes up the most shameless Old Spice ripoff yet

Johnnie Walker and Leo Burnett Sydney would like to present: the man your man could steal like. Plenty of advertisers—mostly notably, Dairy Queen—have shamelessly co-opted the style of Wieden + Kennedy's…

October 26, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT

Johnnie Walker Awakens a Gentle Giant in Brazil Neogama BBH spot stirs national pride

With more than 300,000 YouTube views in five days, this Johnnie Walker spot from Brazil, via ad agency Neogama BBH, showing a rock giant rising from Sugar Loaf Mountain in…

October 12, 2011, 8:09 AM EDT

Johnnie Walker helps paralyzed athlete walk

Well, not really. But toward the end of this 90-second BBH clip, Marc Herremans—a Belgian triathlete paralyzed from the chest down since a 2002 bike-training accident—rises from his wheelchair and…

December 9, 2010, 5:45 PM EST

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