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Just Mercy

By Anya Ow / February 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

What we’re watching: Michael B Jordan’s Just Mercy, a true story civil rights film about a lawyer defending a black man unjustly accused of murder. Via the Guardian: “You don’t know what you’re into down here in Alabama,” he warns. “Here you’re guilty from the moment you’re born.” That phrase could stand as a catchphrase […]

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Magic Hour for Harley Davidson

By Anya Ow / February 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

Magic Hour is Droga5’s new campaign for Harley Davidson, an artistic, surreal ad that tries to capture the feeling of riding on a Harley.

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Hogwarts Coronavirus

By Anya Ow / February 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

Not even Hogwarts is exempt from Coronavirus, racism in general, or Sinophobia, as this hilarious skit from SBS’ The Feed shows.

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Sea of Shadows

By Anya Ow / February 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

Sea of Shadows is a National Geographic documentary featuring Sea Shepherd’s fight to save the highly endangered vaquitas. Via National Geographic: A looming disaster in one of the most spectacular environments on Earth sparks a rescue mission unlike any other in SEA OF SHADOWS, a riveting new documentary with the intensity of a Hollywood thriller […]

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Chasing the Thunder

Chasing the Thunder

By Anya Ow / February 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

Chasing the Thunder is Sea Shepherd’s latest upcoming film, about the longest chase in modern maritime history, of the chase of an illegal poacher. This story was last seen as a great long-form article in the New York Times, which we recommend reading if you haven’t: Industrial-scale violators of fishing bans and protected areas are […]

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Google’s Loretta

By Anya Ow / February 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

Google’s Loretta ad for the Superbowl is an incredibly moving, tear-jerker of an ad about an elderly man trying to remember his wife. According to Google’s chief marketing officer, it’s based on a true story: Ten years ago Google aired its first-ever commercial, during the 2010 Super Bowl. We’ve run several more Super Bowl ads […]

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McDonalds Famous Orders

By Anya Ow / February 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

McDonalds’ Superbowl ad this year was Famous Orders by Wieden+Kennedy, inspired by a Kim Kardashian interview about chicken nuggets. It’s a simple, beautifully executed ad which shows that you don’t have to be super flash to have a great ad (though of course we can’t be sure how much McDs paid the celebrities mentioned in […]

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Rick and Morty for Pringles?

By Anya Ow / February 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Rick and Morty were in a Superbowl ad for Pringles? Wha? It’s a hilarious, very self-referential ad… much like the cartoon itself, and yes, there’s going to be an actual physical Pringle collaboration. Via CNN: It’s a pickle — or, rather, a pickle-inspired chip. For the third year in a row, Pringles is going all-in […]

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Porsche Superbowl 2020

By Anya Ow / February 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Porsche Superbowl 2020 ad looks like a trailer for a Fast and the Furious film… in a good way. Silly ending, but a fun watch that introduces its new electric car in a cool way. Watching the start of the ad, we were all “There’s no way you can steal a Porsche like that, […]

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Chris Evans and Hyundai

By Anya Ow / February 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

Chris Evans has been tapped by Hyundai for their Superbowl 2020 ad featuring their new car’s smart parking technology. It’s a little silly. The Boston Globe had a comment about the script: But there’s a brief moment in the 60-second spot that’s been a sticking point for at least some locals — one that mercifully […]

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