While he had a hand in producing some of BMW’s short film series The Hire (including a short directed by his late brother Tony Scott), director Ridley Scott has commissioned one of his commercial directors for a new car-related short film and we’ve got the first look at the results today. Directed by Adam Smith, the slick teaser for Desire has popped online, which features the Jaguar F-TYPE and stars Homeland‘s Damian Lewis, Shannyn Sossamon, Jordi Mollà, as well as music from Lana Del Rey.
There’s no mention regarding when the full version will pop online, but the story of “betrayal, retribution, passion and greed” follows Lewis as Clark, a car delivery man who runs into trouble “after a chance encounter with a mysterious young woman (Sossamon) in the middle of a lawless desert. However, Scott’s not the only director with his hand in commercial filmmaking, as a the latest work from The Fall and Mirror Mirror director Tarsem has also been released. The Immortals helmer recently teamed with Sony for an Experia Z smartphone commercial set to a remix of David Bowie‘s Sound and Vision. Check out the vibrant short below, along with the Scott-produced Jaguar teaser.
With summer winding down, more often than not August has us wishing we could simply skip ahead a month to kick off the fall festival season. This year, however, there’s a handful of worthwhile options, including Marvel’s best offering yet, peculiar festival titles that are finally arriving in theaters (some 15 months later), and much […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I dive right into Richard Linklater‘s 12-year intimate epic Boyhood. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Noah, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, Guardians of the […]
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