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To think that Scarlett Johansson's Dolce and Gabbana advert is much more annoying than Asda's Christmas ad?

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gail734 Thu 06-Dec-12 16:18:19

"I like my lips ... for kissing." Duuuh.

Himalaya Mon 24-Dec-12 00:26:35

Noddyholder: "a wanton Margaret Thatcher" grin That's it.

Can't stand this advert. I quite like the Asda one. It's very well observed.

fishcalledwonder Mon 24-Dec-12 00:25:09

This ad started a conversation in my house about SJ and her stupid 'lips for kissing'. DH stated that there are women that women think are beautiful, and women men want to bonk. Apparently SJ is in the latter category.

DoctorAnge Mon 24-Dec-12 00:13:05

The dead sounding voice, the pathetic script the Thatcher hairdo and the weird creepy lip catching grimace.
It's horrendous !

AndyA55 Mon 24-Dec-12 00:01:16

Glad to know I'm not the only person in the world driven to distraction by the DIRE script of this ad.

The awful way the actress fails to use sensible meaningful phrasing shows incompetence of:
The actress
The director
The Advertising Agency
The company paying for this.

I can't blame the telly programme companies, who will take money off anyone to keep in business.

ArtVandelay Tue 11-Dec-12 13:14:39

I thought it was meant to be funny, like SJ was making fun of herself or starlets in general. The Brad one is tragic - he looks old and he's waffling. I think he'd sell more in character as Tyler Durdon.

That Chanel / Nicole one was scandalously bad. She appeared to be drugged or hysterical, really not aspirational!

wildfig Tue 11-Dec-12 12:45:01

What's that hideous new Chloe one about? The one with the wheedly phone stalker? "You were so priddy yesterdaaaaaaay....' [cue woman rolling around kittenishly in bed, which is seemingly compulsory in these things]


TheCraicDealer Tue 11-Dec-12 11:31:33

Why in the Chanel ads do the women always disappear on the fellas? If they're trying to sell a lifestyle, well I'm sorry, but I don't want to be flaky.

KenLeeeeeeeInnaSantaHat Tue 11-Dec-12 11:31:13

All perfume adverts are twatty wankery of the highest order. And they all fail to tell me the one potentially useful bit of information - what the bastarding stuff smells like!

AniMac Tue 11-Dec-12 11:24:41

I found this thread purely because that D&G add pissed me off so much, I decided to see if I was the only one..and I can see i'm not! I'm not even sure why it grates. Could it be the hideous hair or the wanky, cringemaking words?? The bit that vexes me the most is when she says "oh, i'm not looking for a million things, just that one.." blah, blah, fucking blah! It angers me an irrational amount! Perfume ads in general are arty farty shite..although I did buy Flora by Gucci, purely because of the advert. blush Donna Summer, poppies, and a gorgeous dress..Sold!

GinSoakedMu1berryLush Sat 08-Dec-12 19:12:35

I still remember nicole kidman in dead calm, and at that point she really looked ordinary. Pretty yeah but very ordinary. Decades of having five times/100 times/1000/a million times as much money as every but else her age has made her beautiful. Which is interesting. Makes me wonder how much of beauty is just conforming to current grooming fashions and standards, and how much is the proportion of the features and bone structure.
sorry. went all deep there.

Beksybob Fri 07-Dec-12 15:55:47

The DKNY one with the apples. So, first she ruins someone's apple stall (what a cow) and then...the teeth! She could eat that apple through a tennis racket. How did she escape the orthodontist?!

NiniLegsInTheAir Fri 07-Dec-12 15:21:17

Compare the Scarlett Johansson in Lost in Translation to the Scarlett Johansson in that advert though. It's like she's a different person. sad

wineandroses Fri 07-Dec-12 15:16:49

I've always thought that Scarlett Johansson looks like someone's just pulled a sink plunger off her face - her puffy nose and lips stick out too far. Never thought of her as particularly lovely. Which clearly I am (not a nasty witch at all).

DyeInTheEar Fri 07-Dec-12 11:37:50

DH loves the Audrey Tatou's, erm, "outfits" so much he tried to secretly find me a jump suit like the one she wears at the end of ad though I'd look a shocker in it

He innocently went into Chanel to find out price and asked after "that outfit Audrey T wears in your advert - the trouser suit with the pasta straps"

meaning spaghetti straps. He came out empty handed, amazed at the prices, and said the Chanel shop assistants were not so nice.

JamieandtheMagiTorch Thu 06-Dec-12 22:10:08


Yes i mentioned that one upthread.

When she comes put in his jacket, spins unconvincingly and says " i'm a dancer. I love to dance"

Stoopid adverts

CindySherman Thu 06-Dec-12 22:06:40

I like the millionaire one too

MrsJingleBells74 Thu 06-Dec-12 22:03:16

I quite like the 'millionaire' one.

Alisvolatpropiis Thu 06-Dec-12 21:32:20

rentergirl I love Audrey Hepburn but apparently she did have a fair few (married) co stars in her early acting years.

I don't get SJ. At all. Natalie Portman yes,SJ no.

GetorfsaMotherfuckingMorrisMan Thu 06-Dec-12 21:23:30

I love Charlize Theron, but what the hell have they done to her as she looks like a psychopath in that advert.

I also like the one where she rips off all her clothes and stomps around and then says J'adooooooore in a hammer house of horror voice.

Where is my all time favourite 'wtf?' Advert this year - the one for Prada eau ambree perfume with all these strange girls sliding up and down walls. Oh and the 70s Gucci one with some daft bint looking lovingly at a bottle of perfume the size of a microwave.

Frankelstein Thu 06-Dec-12 21:11:07

What about the felt like 10 minute long Chanel advert with Nicole Kidman and That-Bloke-From-Love-Actually? Yawn!

ifyouknowme Thu 06-Dec-12 21:06:45


But the D&G one with the guy in the car genuinely made me gawp at the screen. I even stopped stuffing chocolate into my gob when I saw that one grin

captainmummy Thu 06-Dec-12 19:32:53

I hate hate hate all perfume adverts. It's impossible to see a smell so they go completely stupid with the imagery.

And there's so many of them nowadays - every ad break has about 4 in.

(at least it's squeezed out the GoCompare adverts. one advantage...)

noddyholder Thu 06-Dec-12 19:27:37

She looks like a wanton Margaret Thatcher

FoxyRevenger Thu 06-Dec-12 19:20:37

Slightly OT but have you seen the FCUK men's gift sets in Boots? They all have a sentence in big writing across the front...The man is feeling adventurous...The man flicks his belt. WTAF. Wank wankity wank.

JamieandtheMagiTorch Thu 06-Dec-12 19:14:48

Audrey Tatou one was beautiful. Although she looked painfully thin.

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