Monday, February 6, 2012

Clint Eastwood

  • One of the biggest surprises of the Super Bowl was Clint Eastwood surfacing at halftime in an ad for Chrysler, although he never had to utter the car makers name.
  • (CBS News)
  • Another Super Bowl, another slew of ads.
  • (Forbes)
  • Clint Eastwood is known for his libertarian views and support of the Republican party, so it was a surprise to see him narrate a Super Bowl ad holding up the revival of Chrysler and other Detroit auto makers as a model for a new American resurgence.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The Super Bowl is a good day for Detroit. Or at least for automakers. For the second consecutive year, Chrysler made viewers fall silent with a gritty, gut-level ad celebrating Detroit -- and built around an icon not known for shilling for products.
  • (TheWrap)
  • Clint Eastwood scored one of the few touchdowns in last night's advertising Super Bowl.
  • (New York Post)
  • The Super Bowl is that rare television program where viewers don't hit fast-forward when the commercials come on. This is when advertisers bring their A-game, since it's not every day you get more than 100 million people's attention.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • In an indirect homage to Ronald Reagans famous Morning in America political ads from the early 1980s, actor and Republican stalwart Clint Eastwood stole the Super Bowl show Sunday night with Chryslers Halftime in America ad.
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  • The Skechers, Mr. Quiggly ad was well executed, writes David Hinckley. What adult contemporary radio is to cutting-edge music, the 2012 Super Bowl was to cutting-edge commercials.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • Legendary tough-guy actor and director Clint Eastwood is expected to trade his "Gran Torino" for a Chrysler during today's Super Bowl XLVI broadcast.
  • (Wall Street Journal)

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