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.
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…
An original 1931 poster for Frankenstein has just set a world record as the most valuable insert movie poster ever sold at auction.
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…
In this week's Something Awful Photoshop Phriday, SA invited its community of photo-editing jokesters to come up with movie posters starring minor characters. Some of the results are quite inspired. I'm waiting for the Band of Nazgûls miniseries to pop up on HBO. Some of our favorites are below. Check out the whole…
Buzz Lightyear reaches the next stage of action figure development in Jim Tuckwell's reinvented 2001: A Space Odyssey movie poster, and imagines how some of Toy Story's other characters might look in dark and classic films.
There's a rather detailed fan theory that claims that Stanley Kubrick helped fake the moon landing and then used his film The Shining as a heavily veiled confession. Another claims that the cuddly creature from My Neighbor Totoro is actually an avatar of the god of death. Artist Fernando Reza, also known as Fro, has…
Kicking off the weekend with a little movie-inspired silliness, artist Austin Richards and copyrighter Des Creedon have teamed up to answer the question: "What happens when you remove a single letter from a movie title?" Their Removies posters are goofy, and wouldn't make half-bad movies themselves.
Like many artists, Ïve Bastrash loves to illustrate characters from his favorite movies in his own particular style. But Bastrash focuses not just on the characters but on their famous movie posters as well, redrawing several classic posters (Edit: and home video artwork) in his wide-eyed, cartoon style.
The genius of Mondo's posters is the way they make us see familiar science fiction and fantasy classics anew. They take the images that we've grown up with, and reimagine them. Sometimes with minimalism, sometimes with incredible ornateness.
Each month, the blog Super Punch hosts an inspired concept art contest. This month's topic is DC movie posters, and there are some fun ideas in the mix. Maybe DC should start taking pitches?by Gary Jin by Gary Jin by by Gary Jin by
How do you capture the magic of Disney's animated features without using any Disney illustrations? Graphic designer Rowan Stocks Moore has created a clever set of alternative posters depicting cartoon classics that are beautiful in their own right.
Hammer Films gave us some of the world's most unforgettable, most awesome movies. But they also gave us some of the most beautiful poster art of all time. Check out some exclusive images from a new book of Hammer art.
For many movie fans, Drew Struzan is the definitive poster artist. His work has brought film series like Indiana Jones, Star Wars and Hellboy to glorious life. But his work on the Back To The Future films remains our favorite.
Nacho Vigalondo blew our minds with his low-budget time travel film Timecrimes. And now he's back, with a science fiction romcom called Extraterrestrial. If it's as clever as the first two posters, then we can't wait to see it.
The restored print of Fritz Lang's Metropolis, with 25 extra minutes, just showed in an art deco power plant in Austin this past weekend. Here's an exclusive look at the gorgeous new Metropolis poster, and check out some pics below.