Kung Fu Panda slurps noodles. An ugly/cute "puppy-monkey-baby" toddles into a living room. Kevin Hart stalks his daughter and her date to an amusement park via helicopter. Just three moments that various brands paid $5 million per 30 seconds to parade in front of Super Bowl viewers last night.
Victor Vardanyan, 14, isn't having any of it.
"The commercials control your mind with sound, pictures, emotions," he says. "You see the people dancing in that Mountain Dew commercial, and you start thinking it's going to refresh you. Is it true? No."