This Time-Travel Short Starring Robert Downey Jr. Is the Best Car Commercial Ever

We thought you should know that English filmmaker Stephen Frears (Dangerous Liaisons, High Fidelity, Dirty Pretty Things) created a promotional short film for Volvo starring Robert Downey Jr. The Route V50 is like a wacky Twilight Zone episode that finds the Iron Man actor running into himself over and over again at different points in the time-travel tale. What's better than Rdj acting like a loon and mugging for the camera? Nothing — except three RDJs, and that's exactly what we get in the cryptic little short. Sure, it's a TV commercial, but it's the most engaging advertisement you'll probably watch today. We'd buy more stuff if the Weird Science star were selling it to us — he's totally RDJceptioning us with his eyes. The...

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