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Marks and Spencer Christmas Advert 2014: Magic and Sparkle

No celebrities for Marks and Spencer Christmas Advert

From the Marks and Spencer Christmas Advert

The Marks and Spencer Christmas Advert for 2014 brings back the notion of ‘magic and sparkle’ from last year’s advert, but in the form of two fairies. M&S have gone the ‘non celebrity’ route, and actually it seems to work very well. Watch the advert in full here:

The advert, to the soundtrack of Julie London’s Fly Me To The Moon, is enchanting, with sweet references to family time and also finding love. What do you think?

Do you think it compares well with John Lewis’ Christmas 2014 Advert?

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The New John Lewis Christmas Advert for 2014

Unveiled… the John Lewis Christmas Advert 2014

John Lewis Christmas Advert 2014 - Monty the Penguin

Introducing… Monty the Penguin

This morning John Lewis unveiled their Christmas Advert for 2014, featuring Monty the Penguin, and you can watch it in full here:

The soundtrack is Tom Odell’s Real Love, which some have described as “overly sentimental“.

John Lewis Christmas 2014 - Monty the Penguin in SnowThe story is a fairly simple one. A small boy has what he thinks is a pet penguin, and it shows them having fun together: watching TV, playing in the snow, the penguin sleeping on the end of the bed.  Through the film we see the boy recognise that Monty the Penguin is lonely, and so he presents him with a mate on Christmas Day morning. It is then that we see through the parent’s eyes as he holds two toy penguins under the Christmas tree. The film ends with these words:

Give someone the Christmas they’ve been dreaming of

John Lewis does is again with Christmas Advert 2014

What do you think of the John Lewis Christmas Advert for 2014? Do you like the story?

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