Your mileage may vary depending on the extent to which Don’t look up has been soaked on matches the actual quality of the star-studded Netflix film, but one thing is certain: Adam McKay won’t be subtle when it comes to making a statement about climate change. The Half brothers The director’s latest work is a fake commercial parodying oil companies’ alleged concern for the environment, which was recently shared on his Twitter.
The clip uses usually uplifting stock footage of happy families and sentimental music to juxtapose a voiceover that describes how the loss of greenhouse gases is “turning the planet this second into hell.” George Miller movie.” No matter what you think of Jennifer Lawrence’s wig in Don’t look upthere’s no denying that we’re all headed for near death, and we probably won’t even get the chance to rip a flamethrower guitar along the way!
“We have billions and billions of dollars to pay for this commercial time, these corny pictures and this bullshit music, all so that you are lulled into a catatonic state that will make you forget a singular fact: Chevron is actively murdering you all. day,” the voiceover continues.
Deadline contacted the director to comment on his latest project, and he made this statement: “The idea to make this video jokingly about how Chevron, along with all the other oil companies, are killing us every day, came from the fact that Chevron and all the other oil companies are killing us every day.
As executive producer on SuccessionMcKay could also have shared the clip of the Roy family being told to give up their private jetsbut perhaps he feared to anger Kylie Jenner fans.