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"Pitch Black"

James said:

Started out liking it - but ultimately Lynx just didn't feel like it belonged there...


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On This Day
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The Guardian
"Three Little Pigs"
2 mins
29 Feb 2012
This impressive commercial for The Guardian asks how the newspaper would have covered the story told in the fairy tale about the Three Little Pigs.

IBM
"Obsolete Robots"
90s
29 Feb 2016
Having tolerated C-3PO for all this time, Carrie Fisher is the ideal candidate to help this selection of anxiety-ridden robots.

Co-operative Bank
"Guerilla Gardening"
90s
29 Feb 2016
Richard Reynold's story is part of the campaign to promote the Co-operative Bank's Everyday Rewards scheme, and a heart-warming story it is too.

The Body Shop
"Mother's Day"
55s
29 Feb 2016
Alison Jackson's signature brand of celebrity spoofery is used to humorous effect in this not-quite-regal Mother's Day ad for the Body Shop.

YMCA
"Idle Hands"
68s
29 Feb 2016
The sense of dread in this intelligently-written spot for the YMCA is ratcheted up by the music; a note rising higher and higher as the tension is wound ever tighter.

Heineken
"Fame"
30s
29 Feb 2016
Proof that even winning an Academy Award doesn't guarantee you unmistakable recognition comes in the form of this terrific ad for Heineken starring Antonio---sorry, Benicio Del Toro.

Porsche
"Compete (Director's Cut)"
90s
29 Feb 2016
In this extended director's cut of a Porsche commercial we brought you earlier this year, the parallels have a bit more room to breathe.

Lexus
"Captivate"
30s
29 Feb 2016
Unlike countless other car ads, Lexus decide to emphasise the attractiveness of their new RC coupe in a subtle and amusing fashion.

Carlsberg
"Football Wives"
60s
29 Feb 2008
At a football match, an announcement let's us know about a recent delivery.

Lavazza
"Live Fast, Live Well"
30s
29 Feb 2016
This ad for Lavazza makes a strong bid to convince us that instant coffee doesn't have to be the bitter dishwater of our expectations.

Jacob's Snacks
"Total Eclipse of the Heart"
30s
29 Feb 2016
Bonnie Tyler's 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' - Adland's karaoke staple - receives a fun airing in this ad for Jacob's Mini Cheddars.

CenturyLink
"Movie Titles"
60s
29 Feb 2016
Paul Giamatti walks into the lion's den of film buffery in this clever commercial for CenturyLink's Prism TV platform.

eHarmony
"Leap of Faith"
60s
29 Feb 2016
An interesting experiment by eHarmony marks the tradition of female proposals on February 29th by showing one unfold over two Channel 4 ad breaks.

Cadillac
"Don't You Dare"
60s
29 Feb 2016
The aspirational route is one well travelled by car ads, but Cadillac attempt to change tack by focusing on the achievers rather than the vehicle.

106 Jack FM
"Big Budget"
30s
29 Feb 2008
A man dances in various styles to the sound of Jack FM who've spent money on CDs, not advertising agencies.

Virgin Media
"Buffering Bees"
30s
29 Feb 2012
Virgin Media have hijacked another ad to illustrate their claim that we wouldn't put up with buffering on TV.

Foxy Bingo
"TOWIE"
30s
29 Feb 2016
"In the flesh, aren't you quite orange," TOWIE's Bobby half asks, half observes as the eponymous fox of Foxy Bingo makes his appearance in the dressing room.

Amigo Loans
"Blue Buddy"
30s
29 Feb 2016
Amigo Loans let their claymation-style character (or Morph during his blue period) into the real world to demonstrate how their approach to lending works.

Fisherman's Friend
"Alfie Boe"
30s
29 Feb 2016
Watching this, we can't help wondering where the old script for Tunes was found!

The New Day
"Launch"
30s
29 Feb 2016
Anyone running their own business and worried about the risks they're taking might find themselves breathing a huge sigh of relief when they compare the foolhardiness of their venture with the collection of people who have decided this is the right climate to launch a new national newspaper.

Home Office - Abusive Relationships
"Disrespect NoBody"
40s
29 Feb 2016
This skilfully-animated spot is almost too visually arresting to bring home its point about abusive relationships.

First Choice
"Live Proposal"
55s
29 Feb 2016
This is the second of two advertisers who decided to take advantage of a leap year tradition by featuring a live proposal.

Bath Store
"Bird and Butterflies"
30s
29 Feb 2008
Images of water flowing between bathroom fixtures as an animated bird flies around.

Mitsubishi
"4x4s"
30s
29 Feb 2008
A lot of imagery here livens up what would otherwise be simple still shots of the current 4x4 range.

GoDaddy.com
"Crazy Stunt"
30s
29 Feb 2012
Presumably, as far as GoDaddy.com are concerned it isn't possible to have too many wankers among your customer base.


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