Thursday, January 19, 2017

'Die Hard' Director Making Commercials For Ubisoft

Who knew John McTiernan was making video game commercials now? I sure didn't. I've embedded the live-action video below so you can watch it for yourself:

McTiernan's involvement in "The Red Dot" hasn't been widely publicized (or even particularly acknowledged), which is a shame, especially considering it's his first filmed project in a whopping 14 years. (His last movie was the rainy Rashomon-on-a-military base thriller Basic.) McTiernan's inauspicious reemergence leads to a couple of bigger questions: Where, exactly, has he been? And what makes this ad so special?