The indie horror film The Void opens on demand and in limited release today. To celebrate, three new posters have been released. Evocative, creepy posters that would have fit in perfectly at a video store in the 1980s or 1990s.
A great movie poster can be better than the movie itself. With one single glance, it can sell an impossible promise and offer unlimited possibility. However, in the past few decades, the idea of the illustrated, artistic, idealistic movie poster has more or less gone away. Now, a new documentary called 24 x 36: A…
Sure, Jurassic World was fine. But what if it starred Harrison Ford in a retro sci-fi flick reminiscent of Westworld. That’s what the fantastic work of Peter Stults explores, dreaming up time-displaced posters movie with period-specific casts for films you’d kill to see.
There’s a whole lot of fun in this project by Pablo Fernandez Eyre: famous movie posters turn into moving pictures with the help of the actual scene from the movie itself. It’s like if the movie posters were GIFs, you get to see what led up to and what happened after the scene they took the movie poster from.
Nicolas Winding Refn doesn’t collect movie posters. And yet, he’s about to release a book of movie posters. It’s a typical curiosity from the director of Drive and Bronson, who was at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas to talk about the book, which is called The Act of Seeing.
“What’s beautiful about sci-fi posters from the 1950s and ’60s is that they’re so graphic, and the imagery is so over the top,” says Grey Smith, the director for Heritage Auctions’ new auction of vintage movie posters owned by collector Edward Sommer.
You might have seen the Polish posters for the classic Star Wars movies on IO9 (along with stylistically similar Hungarian ones). With the fall of the Iron Curtain, it became easier to get promotional materials from the film distributors, and those wonderfully weird works of art kinda fell by the wayside.
All serious Star Wars fans know the work of Tibor Helényi. The Hungarian painter, who sadly passed away last year, created some of the most-hated and beloved posters for the original Star Wars trilogy. And now, more than one year after his death, the original oil paintings are going to be auctioned off on May 31 by …
After watching Interstellar and hating it, designer Nick Barclay thought on Hal 9000 and a crazy idea popped into his mind: If a circle can be a main character in a film it could also be the protagonist of a poster. So he decided to make a whole series of famous movie posters using only circles. Check it out:
This movie poster by Silenzio actually shows 35 different movies coming out in 2015, all represented with just one icon. Can you tell which movie is which? Some are easy because the sequel numbers are listed while others are just a little bit tougher. How many can you recognize?
Even if you saw every movie that came out this year, it's unlikely you can recall the poster art for most of them. That's where Adrian Curry, the purveyor of the excellent Tumblr Movie Poster of the Day, comes in. Curry recently rounded up the best poster designs of the year on MUBI's Notebook—check them out below.
Everyone has seen iconic movie posters that instantly make you want to go to the theater. But what if the posters moved? This gallery, created by an amazing Imgur user, brings to life some of your favorite flicks. Now, if only these could be playing on those big marquees outside the actual theaters.
Can you name all of the famous science fiction films represented by these beautiful and bizarre posters from Hungary? You've seen Star Wars posters from all over the world and the wild paintings used on Ghana's movie posters. But nothing is more intense and wonderful than Hungarian posters for imported science fiction…
Remaking movie posters into ultra-minimal cinematic tributes has been one of the Internet’s favorite past-times of late, but the staid results—while occasionally clever—lack heart. Passion. Excitement.
An original 1931 poster for Frankenstein has just set a world record as the most valuable insert movie poster ever sold at auction.
Most of the movies made before sound hit the big screen will never be seen by our eyes. According to Martin Scoresese's Film Foundation, half of the films made pre-1950—and more than 90 percent of those made before 1929—are lost forever. And while not all of them are lost, you'll probably never see the films that…
Since it's pretty much an open secret that the old cast members of the original Star Wars trilogy are coming back for the next movie, this portrait of them at their current age should absolutely be the next movie poster for Episode VII. Hand painted by artist Adam Schickling, the portrait captures our favorite heroes…
You possibly know the work of Laurent Durieux through his Mondo movie posters, but if that's all you know, you're missing out. The 42-year-old Belgian artist, an acolyte and fan of Jean "Moebius" Giraud, was named one of the world's 200 best illustrators by the prestigious Lürzer's Archive advertising magazine in…