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Let’s Go Adventuring with Kiefer Sutherland, Jose Cuervo, Shall We?

Kiefer Sutherland’s voice is somehow simultaneously soothing and forceful. His gravelly intonation, coupled with his beautifully weathered face, is completely convincing regardless of the words involved. In this Jose Cuervo spot created by McCann Erickson New York, Sutherland’s ultimate message is, “Have a Story.” He pushes a shot across the bar to us and then we follow him for an impromptu concert, a spontaneous tattoo, a brief lover’s brawl, and some bonsai clipping.

It’s not the first time Sutherland’s channeled his 24 character, Jack Bauer, though Cuervo’s spot is a subtle representation. For Acer of course, he got jazzed about a new Dynamite Cupcakes business, obviously involving explosions and suspense.

This is the classic alcohol campaign (be more interesting, be epic, defy expectation, blah blah), but Sutherland pulls it off gracefully. And since ‘story’ has been a buzzword of late, McCann did well to incorporate in this effort for the tequila fave. Let’s take that shot.
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J. Lo Has the Music in Her, Kohl’s Clothing on Her

In Jennifer Lopez‘s first commercial appearance since that whole FIAT fiasco and director Darren Aronofsky‘s first ad since graphically depicting the horror of meth addiction, the two Hollywood stars are joining forces in a lighthearted TV spot for Kohl’s department stores.

In this spot from McCann NY, Aronofsky seems to be finally giving a gift to those who assumed his film Black Swan would be about dance and not Natalie Portman going hilariously insane. The “Classic: Remixed” title is both referring to J. Lo’s clothing line’s twist on spring fashion staples as well as her own twist the Kiki Dee Band’s 1974 single, “I Got the Music in Me.” Add to that a supporting cast of male back up dancers, and you have what may be a look inside Aronofsky’s strong desire to direct a sequel to Save the Last Dance. Credits after the jump.

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