Apple's '1984' Rises Again With Its Call to Resist an Orwellian Nightmare

A 33-year-old spot is relevant once more

“1984,” the Ridley Scott-directed, Lee Clow and Chiat/Day brainchild that aired during Super Bowl XVIII was a watershed moment for advertising. With its dystopian imagery, bleak symbolism and powerful message, it is required viewing and a true masterpiece.