DAVID reviews

15 April 2017

Subway: Ham and cheese be damned.

by Andrew MacGregor


Subway: “More Adventurous You” - 40s

Subway’s ‘Keep Discovering’ campaign once again urges us to eat on the wild side with this Max Sherman-directed ad. A young man pictures his more daring side through the window of his local restaurant - sans jacket, he’s the life and soul of the lunch queue. How long can his more diffident self spend on the outside looking in, though?

Steeling himself, he strides to the counter and orders a BBQ Beef Burnt Ends sub. Well, once he’s adjusted the volume.

Canny viewers will recognise the lead from this Virgin Trains ad. He demonstrates good range here as both the cautious eater and his cocksure alter-ego. Meanwhile, “Adventure looked you in the eye and you ate it” is a solid mantra for any hungry punter.


Film Production: Blink Ⓟ Ⓦ
Director: Max Sherman Ⓦ
Producer: Patrick Craig
Executive Producer: Ben Sharpe
Cinematography: Alex Barber
Food Photography: Matt Fox
Editor: Saam Hodivala @ Work Ⓦ
Colourist: George K @ MPC Ⓦ
Composer: Adam Smyth / Andy Allen
Media Planner: Dan Sear
David Reviews is hand-crafted by Lovely Lenzie Ltd, 7 Seven Sisters, Lenzie, Glasgow, G66 3AW. Editor: Jason Stone. Phone: 0141 776 7766. E-mail: jason@davidreviews.com