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.
As my review can attest to, I’m looking forward to not only watch John Wick again but also see how the film hits with general audiences when it arrives this weekend. The actioner stars Keanu Reeves as an ex-hitman who is crossed by the son of his old employer. When everything is taken from him, he decides to […]
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 […]
Composer Nathan Johnson is a master at making off-beat and imperfect instruments sound distant yet accessible on a number of vastly different narratives (see: Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper). His latest work is a pair of scores for films that were both released this month, Jake Paltrow‘s neo-western Young Ones and the journalistic thriller Kill the Messenger starring Jeremy Renner. Johnson has also been producing a couple albums and […]
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