That's it, I'm officially convinced that Robert Downey Jr. can make anything cool. Even something that I hate with a fiery passion as much as commercials, he's found a way to make me enjoy them.
RDJ has partnered with HTC to bring us the M9 Project series, a collection of short films. Each of the films, which crosses a number of genres, lasts only 30 seconds and doesn't show any information about the product save for a title card at the very end of the short.
Alongsidecreative director of Jetset Studios, Russell Scott, Downey Jr. tips his creative hat to various works of art that have played a part in pop culture, ranging from 1902's Le Voyage dans la Lune to 2008's Tropic Thunder. Check out the short films (via Entertainment Weekly) below:
Inspired by: The Prisoner (1967-1968)
Inspired by: The Tropic Thunder (2008)
Inspired by: Harvey (1950)
Inspired by: Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Inspired by: Le Voyage dans la Lune a.k.a. A Trip to the Moon (1902)
Inspired by: Shine (1996)
Inspired by: Andy Warhol’s portrait of Pete Rose (1985)
Inspired by: A Night With Robert Downey Sr.
Inspired by: Eraserhead (1977)