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Old 06-25-2011, 09:22 PM
 
Location: Between Seattle and Portland
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Due to a protracted family emergency at the time the BMW Series "The Hire" came out, I didn't follow any entertainment news or see many movies.

So am I the only person who totally missed Clive Owen as the original Transporter in this series of eight short films?

The BMW film series, The Hire was a series of eight short films (averaging about ten minutes each) produced for the Internet in 2001 and 2002. A form of branded content, all eight films featured popular filmmakers from across the globe, starred Clive Owen as the "Driver", and highlighted the performance aspects of various BMW automobiles.

The Hire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Damn, but these were a kick! What a brilliant idea by BMW to showcase their awesome automobiles with the ultimate marketing scheme! If you love high-end performance cars and car chases, don't miss the pleasure of seeing these -- and they don't have to be viewed in any particular order:

YouTube - ‪BMW Films - The Hire - Hostage‬‏

My very favorite was "Star" (featuring Madonna directed by her then-husband Guy Ritchie) -- absolutely priceless.

If you've seen these films, which one was your favorite?
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