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NBA 2K19 Players Are Mad Over Unskippable Ads Within The Game

"NBA 2K19" Players Are Mad Over Unskippable Ads Within The Game

There's a new controversy with NBA 2K19 players, and it has nothing to do with the gameplay and everything to do with advertisements. The game has already received year-round criticism from people complaining about the fact that pretty much every aspect of the game has some form of microtransaction tied to it. Meaning the content […]

One Piece: The Straw Hats Pirates Get Real for Japanese Commercial

One Piece: The Straw Hats Pirates Get Real for Japanese Commercial

The Straw Hats Pirates from One Piece are gracing television screens in Japan once again, and they have never looked better than they do in this screen-grab from a series of commercials from Indeed Japan! Here in all their glory are Luffy, Nami, Tony Tony Chopper, Usopp, Zoro, and Sanji - singing songs on a cliff[...]

SNL: Cut James Franco Short Is A Nightmare of Holiday Cheer

SNL: Cut James Franco Short Is A Nightmare of Holiday Cheer

The holiday season is a time for friends, family… and an avalanche of third-rate holiday movies that put the "guilty" in "guilty pleasure." So leave it to Saturday Night Live to remind us all to save some room at the dinner table for some old friends: the big-city career woman (Kate McKinnon) who finds love […]

Nintendo Aims To Reclaim Whats Theirs In First Super Bowl Ad

Nintendo Aims To Reclaim What's Theirs In First Super Bowl Ad

Sometime tonight, Nintendo's very first Super Bowl ad is going to find the eyes of millions of viewers, giving the general public a taste of the new Nintendo Switch, set for release on March 3. The reportedly $5-million ad (which is the going rate of how much CBS charged people last year for a :30-second […]


Dont Mess With John Malkovich In New Squarespace Super Bowl Ad

Don't Mess With John Malkovich In New Squarespace Super Bowl Ad

 Super Bowl LI is almost here, and one of our favorite parts of the Big Game is the commercials Those crazy ads that companies spend crazy amounts of money on but are often some of the best of the year They make us laugh, they make us cry, they make us scratch our heads as[...]

Video: Joseph Kahn Helps Bring Bruce Lee Back To Life For A Chinese Commercial

Video: Joseph Kahn Helps Bring Bruce Lee Back To Life For A Chinese Commercial

I must admit that when I first watched this commercial I was pretty blown away by how technically impressive it is.[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/69868746[/vimeo]Whenever celebrities are brought back from the dead to help sell something in a commercial two considerations always preoccupy me as I watch One is whether the celebrity in question would be happy with their image being used and[...]

That Farmers Insurance Avengers TV Ad

That Farmers Insurance Avengers TV Ad

This will have been the conversation. "Okay people, our next TV ad for Farmers will be a tie in to the new Marvel movie The Avengers." "Why?" "Because if we sign up more than five of our clients to promotional activity with The Avengers, we get a discount. Soft drink, sneakers, fast food, candy and… we're one […]

DC Comics New 52 Movie Theater Trailer Debuts

DC Comics New 52 Movie Theater Trailer Debuts

Bleeding Cool told you back in June that DC Comics planned a major advertising campaign that included Cartoon Network and movie theater ads to launch the New 52.  Earlier tonight, Hero Complex debuted trailer footage for National CineMedia's FirstLook program. The preview spot features covers and inside art from issues such as Justice League No. 1, written by Geoff […]

The DC Comics New 52 Radio Ad Is Quite Abysmal

The DC Comics New 52 Radio Ad Is Quite Abysmal

This is the approved DC radio ad that retailers can run in their local area, and get 75% of the costs back. Shame it's so very very dire. Some of you know that for most of my working life I was an advertising copywriter, and for most of that career I specialised in radio. Well, […]


Frank Millers Second Gucci Commercial

Frank Miller's Second Gucci Commercial

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yy3vV73KjEU[/youtube] Frank Miller has a new Gucci Guilty ad out. With Chris Evans, Evan Rachel Wood and a soundtrack by Bat for Lashes. This time it's Pour Homme. Which means it's fer blerks and stuff. Blerks who liked Sin City. Don't know why but I can't see Marv splashing this stuff on. Not with all […]

Brian Blessed Reprises Flash Gordon Role For Innocent Smoothies (UPDATE)

There's one thing anyone who has ever worked with Brian Blessed will tell you. That he will happily say "Gordon's Alive?" or "Diiiiiiive!!!" at the drop of a cream bun. I once make some ads with him and Tom Baker and nine tenths of the session was spent with the pair exchanging very sweary luvvie […]