A spot of Yuletide yearning for English singer-songwriter and entertainer Robbie Williams as he launches his The Christmas Present album with this track, 'Time For Change', and a very family-based video with his actress wife Ayda and their kids. The Williams family dogs also play a key role, and even the household's snowman is a giant snowdog. The video's taken some flak for referring to mums organising and d... Read More
Mercedes Benz makes Roger Federer the embodiment of tennis excellence through the decades, dexterously coupling his performance with their marque and taking some fun sideswipes at other tennis greats in a clever 2-minute spot. Great fun!
Ice cream shooting out of a man's jeans - hm, pretty weird!
Mini-movie from British Airways featuring a Chinese family whose daughter comes to study in England. The airline flies the parents over for a surprise visit. Some interesting insights, and the ad's useful because it ends with a link to a practical travel guide via the popular Chinese app WeChat. The aim is to alleviate anxieties over language and culture barriers.
'Wallace & Gromit' fans will recognise the comedic style of this film by British animation studio Aardman, but it's far from a joke. 'Turtle Journey' is instead a plea from the environmental organisation Greenpeace for us to sign a petition aimed at creating sanctuaries for marine wildlife. Described as "heart-breaking" by Olivia Colman ('The Favourite'), the animation humanises a turtle family... Read More
Those of us who like to kick off the day with soaked oats or a bowl of porridge may feel a little smug watching these 'newbies' exploring the topping possibilities that lurk in most of our kitchens. But hey, it's inspiration for everyone from old favourite Quaker Oats, and makes the point that you can fancy up your morning nourishment with some unexpected add-ons. In case you're wondering why some pe... Read More
Does this simple, hard-hitting spot from EMERGENCY - a humanitarian NGO that provides free medical treatment to the victims of war, poverty and landmines - change your thinking about the ravages of the world's ongoing wars? Do you think this kind of campaign for the general public is useful, or is it just upsetting, and ignored by those in a position to reduce conflict situations? Does it inspire you to take some kind of action to... Read More
This will strike a chord with many a driver, especially those of us using more rural roads. It's a new campaign by British financial services site, GoCompare, which offers comparison details for financial products including car insurance, home and pet insurance and breakdown cover. Traditionally its ads, featuring Welsh singer Wynne Evans, have a hint of zany humour about them, and this one's no exception. However, a... Read More