AWESOME! This is a really good ad, a nice follow up to last years SW ad.
I love this so much.
Then why don't you marry it?
I bought a full size Wilfred The Dog suit and tried to be cast for this commercial but they said I looked too human.
This played on tv last night, and I of course took note. But while last year's ad didn't really make sense to me from an advertising perspective, just playing off the Star Wars brand's popularity without showing anything unique or even remotely special about their product, this one doesn't even have a car in it. It is literally just "look how clever we are to use a license this way", it's a mildly amusing ad for a white room... or is it for dog food, or dog costumes, or the new Star Wars 3D release? It is just trading on Star Wars iconography in a new, attention-getting manner to get you to notice the VW logo at the end.
And the sad part is that they're probably "launching" the new Beetle which is around here already and just awful-looking, like they wanted to look more like the Mini and just squashed its lines to death. Or maybe it's for the new Passat, though that launched last year and was merely "cheap to be cheaper" while lessening the quality of the car itself.
As for the characters, most seemed clear, the dog wearing Chewbacca's bandolier is really odd though, it's not a particularly big dog, and it's not the kind of dog that inspired Lucas (Indiana, his Alaskan Malamute).
Mid 70's, HOT. Summer is (almost) hear.
Just finished The Great Escape and now watching the Guns of Navarone.
Indeed. Yo Joe!
A long but very fun day: headed to the local library for their 9th annual Star Wars Day(s) celebration, where I was a volunteer and fan. Walked around
... but today is. Think of all those whose lives let us do what we do now.
Hello? Carole King?
Busy with Spring cleaning at home while Mrs. TI-7 continued working in her classroom on a three-day holiday (along with other teachers) to get her room
We lose LA folks annually in my area's river every year. They see what they believe to be a quiet river when in reality the undertow suck them under to
Just got to find something to break that penny barrier to get the $25 off.
Me with Ian Doescher, author of the SW Shakespeare books, after I was a co-moderator of the panel he spoke at during the local SW Reads celebration. Cool