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Cannes Lions 2009 - Which is not unduly obvious, as I am about to explain
dronon
dronon
Cannes Lions 2009
Back from the holidays! On the last day before my trip back, I took my 12-year-old nephew out to a film. Last year we saw Bolt, his first 3D movie. This year the selection was pretty limited, so we went to the Bloor Cinema to watch the 2009 Cannes Lions, a selection of award-winning ads from 2009. All in all, we saw something like two hours of commercials. Unlike the last time I went to see the Cannes Lions with oshawa, I was very happy that they weren't all about soccer this time. (Must have been a World Cup year.)


Definitely watch in high definition if the option's available.
** Means it's a personal fave, but your tastes may vary.

Boag's Draught **
Sound system **
Semir clothes **
eBay **

Pizza pops **
Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival (and also this one **)
Chambers Hotel (NSFW)
Viagara (There was a whole series like this.)

Volkswagen dog-fish
MTV
Nokia Bruce Lee
Short Film Festival

Starburst Llama
Woman Whisperer (for beer)
My friend the computer expert (also for beer)
Heineken (ditto)

Washington Lottery
Adidas (3 minutes long) **
K SME Credit
CareerBuilder.com **

Monster.com **
Diamond Shreddies **
Father involvement
Comcast **

Easy-to-assemble furniture (Turn volume down)
Hair removal
Milk (brilliant) **
Skwinkles candy (wonderfully absurd) **

Axe deodorant (NSFW)
Volkswagen Park Assist
Skittles (strange)
Iced Coffee (and a second one)

Current Mood: amused amused

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niall_ From: niall_ Date: December 31st, 2009 12:02 am (UTC) (Link)
I laughed SO hard at the Milk one.

And yeah, we both are perfect for the Skwinkles ad, aren't we?

...Diamond Shreddies. Only in Canada.

And god, I hate Axe. So. Much. This only fuels it.
dotter_can From: dotter_can Date: December 31st, 2009 06:43 pm (UTC) (Link)
They can move incredibly fast, so whatever you do, DON'T BLINK!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muLIPWjks_M#
dronon From: dronon Date: December 31st, 2009 10:17 pm (UTC) (Link)
Aha, someone's added music to it! Btw, I tried to phone you while I was in town over the holidays, but the line was always busy whenever I tried, so I assumed there was either a problem with your phone, or you were on dial-up a lot. :-(
dotter_can From: dotter_can Date: January 1st, 2010 02:42 am (UTC) (Link)
I had to revert to dial-up because I was having computer troubles. I'll PM my cell number. I'd've loved to hear from you! C'est la vie, I guess.
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