New Curry's UK Star Wars Ad featuring Darth Vader

Discussion in 'Entertainment and Movie Talk' started by Megamicrofish, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. Megamicrofish

    Megamicrofish Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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  2. Wes R

    Wes R Legendary Member

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    i wonder how much it cost them to get the rights from Lucas. It's better than the commercials we have here for this kind of store.
  3. thegreatgalling

    thegreatgalling Sr Member

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  4. clancampbell

    clancampbell Sr Member

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    That's the same Vader voice as in The Force Unleashed, isn't it? And....his helmet looked a bit off...the dome was too textured...etc......

  5. Rogue

    Rogue Active Member

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    I'm sorry, but try as they might, nothing can top the Volkswagen Vader advert. It's a beautiful piece of ad-land work.

    Interesting enough, the VW advert really highlights how... expressive... the Vader mask can be. The little kid in the costume also did a tremendous job in terms of acting through body language alone!

    The Force: Volkswagen Commercial - YouTube
  6. dcarty

    dcarty Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Those are all great ads--I like the one with R2 and 3PO too.

    Weird Vader helmet--looks almost like an Altman's or something.
  7. blewis17

    blewis17 Sr Member

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    It's not an Altman's. The dome is off, though.

  8. nwjedidave

    nwjedidave Sr Member

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    the VW commercial is BRILLIANT! Whomever the little actor is in there can convey such emotions even with the mask on
  9. Rogue

    Rogue Active Member

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    I do honestly think it highlights a versatility in the mask that it doesn't contradict the body language, but accentuates it.

    Flippin' heck, the more I think about this, the more awesome I'm starting to think the Vader mask is!
  10. Maelstrom

    Maelstrom Sr Member

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    Of course it is. I don't think anything mentioned on this board has fanned more flames or caused huge threads. lol
  11. Atlanthia

    Atlanthia Sr Member

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    Although, on the slightly more sinister side, This is ALSO telling us that the Dixons/Curries/PC World group, is now being run by a Lightsabre weilding meglomaniac!:eek

    Merry Christmas you will have....Hmm!
  12. Angelus Lupus

    Angelus Lupus Sr Member

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    Don't worry, the Lightsabre weilding meglomaniac is only the corporate spokesman, you should really worry about the hooded old guy sitting in the shadows, :lol
  13. Colin Droidmilk

    Colin Droidmilk Sr Member

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    It's a total disgrace.
  14. Radiation Gloves

    Radiation Gloves New Member

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    What is? The ad itself, the suit, the voice....?

    You can't take these things too seriously. I think it's a lot of fun, loved the shuttle, the gag with the hair and seeing Vader of course.

    I enjoy these Curry's adverts. The Droids ones are great, but Chewie and the hairdryer is hilarious!
  15. Mrs. Atlanthia

    Mrs. Atlanthia New Member

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    Chewie and a hairdryer, eh?......Oh I sooooo need to see THAT ad.....sounds fantatic !
  16. Radiation Gloves

    Radiation Gloves New Member

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    They're all on you tube :)

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