Some Cool (Mostly Apple-Related) Movies

Here are a couple of important tidbits that you should know before emailing me.
June 3, 2007 OMG! I had no idea it would be this cool. I have to have one of these! The three new iPhone ads are here.
August 29, 2006 Updates are coming! It has been an insanely busy summer for me and I haven't had the time for updates the past 2-3 months. Be patient -- I have a ton of stuff to post, including GBs of Jobs/Apple keynotes.
June 12, 2006 Added Apple's three new ads from their "Why You'll Love a Mac" campaign.
May 30, 2006 Added the new Nike+iPod spot.
May 22, 2006 Added a very cool 360 degree panorama of the new 5th Avenue Apple Store on opening night.
May 21, 2006 Added the hilarious Al Gore appearance on the May 13 SNL.
Added a third spoof of Bill Gates' January 2006 keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show (search for "vista").
May 14, 2006 Added two iTunes-iMac ads from 2001.
May 5, 2006 Added the new Apple iPod + iTunes ad featuring "Love Train" by Wolfmother.
May 2, 2006 Added all six of Apple's new "Get a Mac" ads (in HD).
April 17, 2006 Added two old ads for Apple's PowerBook 3400c to the Old Apple ads. page.
April 14, 2006 Added an ad for Apple's original Airport Base Station.
April 13, 2006 Added the intro movie and sound track that plays when Tiger is installed. I used QT Pto to repeat the movie three times to fill up the sound track.
March 17, 2006 Added Apple's new "1000 Songs" ad (now in HD too).
March 9, 2006 Added a cute video called "Mic & Mac".
March 5, 2006 Added the version of the recent Mac + Intel ad from the Apple UK web site.
January 31, 2006 Added a short piece from Late Night With Conan O'Brien about the video iPod.
Added a new page that contains some Macworld keynote addresses.
Added the famous "Lemmings" Macintosh ad from Apple on the Old Apple Ads page.
Added a video of Bill Gates getting a pie in the face.
Added a 4 second shorter version of the recent Mac + Intel ad.
January 27, 2006 Added the new iTunes + iPod TV Ad featuring Wynton Marsalis.
January 10, 2006 Added new Mac + Intel ad shown at today's keynote.
January 8, 2006 Added two nice spoofs of Bill Gates' recent keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show.
December 6, 2005 Added today's announcement of NBC-Universal on iTunes.
December 5, 2005 A much higher quality version of the Steve Jobs on SNL video is now available.
November 22, 2005 Added the Steve Jobs on SNL video.
October 29, 2005 Added five old ads for the original Mac to the Old Apple ads page.


Apple's "Switch" campaign ads.
Old Apple ads.
New! Some Macworld Keynotes.

Original "1984" Macintosh commerical. One of the most famous commercials of all time. Apple's new "Think Different commerical. A parody of Apple's new "Think Different commerical.
See the Baby-Cha-Cha movie. A very weird computer animation, but I like it! The new Pentium-bashing snail commercial from Apple. Apple's new "Toasted Bunny" commercial. I really like this one!
Apple's 1988 "Pencil Test" movie that was created to show off the power of the Mac II. Apple's Steamroller/PowerBook commericial. The "Seinfeld version of Apple's Think Different commercial.
The famous "exploding whale" incident. The amazing thing is that it is true. "It was a bug, Dave." New Apple ad introduced at the Jan 1999 Macworld Expo. Apple's new 5 colors of iMac commercial.
Apple's new Open-Minded Computer commercial. The Tank Commercial promoting the AMAZING new Power Mac G4. Apple's new Optical Pro Mouse.
The new Indigo iMac. The new Ruby iMac. The new Snow iMac.
The new Sage iMac. The first 7 minutes of the wonderful movie Chicken Run. The new G4 Cube Ad.
President Clinton - Final Days. This is hilarious! A very funny salmon commercial with a man fighting a "bear". The beautiful Titanium PowerBook G4. Awesome!
Apple's explanation of the megahertz myth, that is, why a, 800 MHz G4 is as fast as an 1800 MHz Pentium. A classic old Apple commercial called The Power to be Your Best. A very funny Sprite speculation ad.
Apple's commercial for the new iPod. The 7 minute introduction to Apple's new iPod. Apple's commercial for iPhoto.
The 7 minute introduction to Apple's new iMac. Pixar's short iMac film: SuperDrive. Pixar's short iMac film: Dance.
The new iDVD commercial: Elope. The new iMac commercial: Window. Apple's description of the new 12" and 17" PowerBooks.
The Cosmos 12"/17" PowerBook commercial. The Mini-Me/Yao Ming 12"/17" PowerBook commercial. This is what happens when you mix Star Trek with Tolkien. What was Leonard Nimoy thinking?
Steve Jobs talking about the Macintosh in 1984. A really cool Honda Accord commercial with a lot of good dynamics. Apple's description of their new iTunes Music Store.
Apple's 6.5 min intro to the PowerMac G5. Apple's first new ad for the PowerMac G5. The new Volkswagen/Apple promo for the iPod and the Beetle.
Apple's original hip hop ad for the iPod Very cool! Apple's original rock ad for the iPod. Apple's new dance ad for the iPod.
Apple's new rock ad for the iPod. Apple's new hip hop ad for the iPod. QuickTime movie introduction after installing Panther.
Panther Release Video. Unreleased Apple promo for Jaguar (Mac OS X 10.2) entitled "Touching". Unreleased Apple promo for Jaguar (Mac OS X 10.2) entitled "Junk Mail".
Unreleased Apple promo for Jaguar (Mac OS X 10.2) entitled "Find Yourself". Unreleased Apple promo for Jaguar (Mac OS X 10.2) entitled "Xpress Yourself". Will Ferrell's Switch Ad from the 2002 Macworld NY.
Will Ferrell's iPod Ad. Will Ferrell's Santa Claus Switch Ad. An amazing video of the really long line at the opening of the Apple Store (Ginza) in Tokyo in November 2003.
Promotional video for Apple's new iLife 04. Macworld 2004 video of VA Tech's G5 supercomputer. Very nice "enhancement" to Apple's 1984 Macintosh ad.
Apple's 4th TV ad for the iPod: break dance. Pepsi's SuperBowl ad touting the iTunes giveaway: "I Fought The Law" by Green Day. Cute iPodrace film.
Apple's Wild Postings iPod ad. Apple AirPort Extreme promotional video. Apple's iPod Your BMW TV ad.
Apple promotional video for the PowerMac G4 Cube that was announced at the July 2000 Macworld Expo. Apple WWDC iPod + iTunes promo. Video from Apple that was released in the late 1980s for a futuristic technology they called Knowledge Navigator. We aren't there yet.
Another interesting piece about Knowledge Navigator-like technology. A guy learning to read while sitting on a park bench. Apple's August 2004 Sterio Rock iPod ad. "Walkie Talkie Man" by Steriogram. Introduction Video for the new iMac G5 (Aug 2004).
Apple's September 2004 Saturday Hip Hop iPod ad. "Saturday Night" by Ozomatli. Apple's October 2004 U2 Vertigo iPod ad. The 2 minute extended video of U2's Vertigo from the Tunes Music Store.
"I think we're a clone now" by Dave Garr and The Licensees. This is a wonderful video, much of it shot on the Apple campus (those cool icons are now gone), from the mid 1990s at the height of cloning. Wonderful Molson beer ad with Joe telling us I Am Canadian!. A homemade iPod mini ad by George Masters.
Life is random. Check out the new iPod shuffle ad. A wonderful Saturday Night Live Apple ad parody entitled "McIntosh Jr.: The Power to Crush the Other Kids". Another Saturday Night Live Apple ad parody entitled "McIntosh Post-It Notes: The post-it note for the rest of us.".
On the 21st birthday of the Macintosh (January 24, 2005), a German Mac site has digitized the only surviving video of the public introduction. This is so cool! A very young Bill Gates praising the Macintosh. We won't see this again any time soon. Video from 1992 of Steve Jobs demoing NeXTSTEP 3.0.
One of the 2005 Super Bowl Pepsi-iTunes Ads (Bottle Songs). It is surprisingly bad. The second of the 2005 Super Bowl Pepsi-iTunes Ads. This one features "Rich Girl" by Gwen Stefani. Why Mac for Science?. Learn more about why the Mac is the ideal platform for scientific research.
Hidden video from the System 7.1 CD that came with the Centris/Quadra 660av (Tempest) and 840av (Cyclone). It shows the developers having fun and includes views of the motherboard. Funny parody ad of Apple's 1984 Super Bowl commercial. It was made by the NYC comedy collective The Royal We. An Apple ad featuring the Lisa and, believe it or not, Kevin Costner!
May 2005 Apple iPod ad entitled Rollerskating. It features "Feel Good Inc." by Gorillaz. May 2005 Apple iPod ad entitled Pop-Lock It features "Technologic" by Daft Punk. Will Ferrell doing "W" in short sketch entitled Bush Straight Talk. This pretty much says it all.
Apple iPod Flea Parody ad by Scott Kelby et al. This is very clever. The first ad for Apple's new iPod nano. I have to get one of these! A clever ad. Spoofing the recent ad for the iPod nano
A Final Cut Studio demo reel. Amazing NASA movie of sea surface temperatures and clouds from June 9 to August 29, showing the different tracks of Hurricanes Dennis, Emily, and at the end Katrina. An amazing movie of MESSENGER's (MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging) flyby of the Earth showing the date and time of each frame.
The first ad for Apple's new iPod introduced in October 2005 entitled iTunes + iPod TV Ad featuring U2. The pulled ad for Apple's new iPod introduced in October 2005. iTunes + iPod TV Ad featuring Eminem. An amazing hi-def H.264 QuickTime movie of hurricane Wilma over the western Caribbean Sea. It shows the storm from 8:15 PM (EDT) on October 18 to 4:45 PM on October 19.
A rather funny appearance of `Steve Jobs' on Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update. They should know that nano is smaller than micro. :-) The announcement for NBC-Universal on iTunes. Apple is rolling now. The first of three spoofs of Bill Gates' January 2006 keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show. Windows Vista is largely just playing catch-up with Mac OS X.
The second of three spoofs of Bill Gates' January 2006 keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show. Windows Vista is largely just playing catch-up with Mac OS X. The third of three spoofs of Bill Gates' January 2006 keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show. Windows Vista is largely just playing catch-up with Mac OS X. Apple's new Mac + Intel ad "starting today, the Intel chip will be set free".
Finally! A iTunes ad with Jazz. The new iTunes + iPod TV Ad featuring Wynton Marsalis. Conan O'Brien talking about the new video iPod and then showing a good fake ad for the new iPod. A version of the new Mac + Intel ad that is 4 seconds shorter than the one previously posted.
A rather famous video of Mr. Gates getting it in the face with a pie. Poor Bill. The version of the new Mac + Intel ad from Apple UK web site. A cute video called, I think, Mic & Mac about a Windows PC falling in love with an iMac.
Apple's new 1000 Songs ad featuring the iPod Nano at the end. Also available in HD. The intro movie and music that plays when Tiger (Mac OS X 10.4) is installed. I used QuickTime Pro to repeat the movie to fill up the sound track. An ad for Apple's original (gray) Airport Base Station.
One of Apple's six new May 2006 "Get a Mac" ads: Viruses. One of Apple's six new May 2006 "Get a Mac" ads: Restarting. One of Apple's six new May 2006 "Get a Mac" ads: Better.
One of Apple's six new May 2006 "Get a Mac" ads: iLife. One of Apple's six new May 2006 "Get a Mac" ads: Network. One of Apple's six new May 2006 "Get a Mac" ads: WSJ.
The May 2006 Apple iPod + iTunes ad featuring "Love Train" by Wolfmother. An iTunes-iMac ad from 2001 showing the "flower power" iMac and the song and "The Radio Still Sucks" by Ataris. Rip MP3s. Make a mix. Burn CDs that don't suck. An iTunes-iMac ad from 2001 showing the "flower power" iMac. Ever wonder what a CD looks like when it burns?
The hilarious May 13, 2006 appearance of Al Gore on SNL. What the world would be like if he had taken the 2000 election. Very cool 360 degree panorama of the plaza outside of Apple's new 5th Avenue store in NY City. Done during on May 19, 2006 -- the day it opened. The new Nike+iPod ad demonstrating their incredibly cool new device.
One of the three new ads in Apple's June 2006 "Why You'll Love a Mac" campaign: Out of the Box. One of the three new ads in Apple's June 2006 "Why You'll Love a Mac" campaign: Touche. One of the three new ads in Apple's June 2006 "Why You'll Love a Mac" campaign: Work vs. Home.
One of the three new ads for Apple's coming iPhone: Never Been an iPod. One of the three new ads for Apple's coming iPhone: How To. One of the three new ads for Apple's coming iPhone: Calamari.

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