David S. Wallens Editorial Director
Oct. 26, 2016 3:43 p.m.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/PKYUtUw-8ig

15 years ago, BMW commissioned a series of short films to showcase their cars. And they recently added a sequel. The original films were remarkably good, starring Clive Owens. This was one of our favorites and we thought you all might enjoy it, too.

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David S. Wallens Editorial Director
Oct. 26, 2016 3:44 p.m.

PS: There is no way that these first came out 15 years ago. It was just a couple of years ago, right?

stan_d Dork
Oct. 26, 2016 4:19 p.m.

I bought them on dvd.

David S. Wallens Editorial Director
Oct. 26, 2016 4:22 p.m.
stan_d wrote: I bought them on dvd.

I have them on DVD, too. I believe that we got it through BMW CCA.

Lof8 HalfDork
Oct. 26, 2016 6:23 p.m.
David S. Wallens wrote: PS: There is no way that these first came out 15 years ago. It was just a couple of years ago, right?

I was thinking exactly this!

trigun7469 Dork
Oct. 27, 2016 8:15 a.m.

I would 3rd the DVD I received it in the mail many moons ago.

Ian F MegaDork
Oct. 27, 2016 8:39 a.m.

I watched the new one a couple of days ago. It's pretty good. BMW definitely put up a decent production budget to make it.

pav5069 Reader
Oct. 27, 2016 11:18 a.m.

So if I would buy a BMW it has enough horsepower to tear down a helicopter.....cool haha

chandlerGTi UberDork
Oct. 27, 2016 12:12 p.m.
David S. Wallens wrote:
stan_d wrote: I bought them on dvd.

I have them on DVD, too. I believe that we got it through BMW CCA.

They would give it to you if you could prove you owned a BMW. It was pretty awesome back then.

David S. Wallens Editorial Director
Oct. 28, 2016 9:17 a.m.
Ian F wrote: I watched the new one a couple of days ago. It's pretty good. BMW definitely put up a decent production budget to make it.

I can only imagine what the budget was for these films. I'm guessing that it's somewhere near "a lot."

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