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Movie Posters

Why Star Wars Needs to Use Illustrators Like Drew Struzan for its Posters

Erik Sharkey | Posted 01.02.2017 | Entertainment
Erik Sharkey

George Lucas did an amazing thing in 1977--he released a film that brought his incredible vision to the big screen. I'm talking, of course, about the ...

'Separate Cinema': A Look At Beautiful and Racist Movie Posters During the Segregated Film Era

Erika Hardison | Posted 01.14.2017 | Home
Erika Hardison

There's a very visual and historical table book out that showcases posters the depicts beautiful and haunting images of black thespians in cinema over a course of 100 years.

Female Artists Shape 'Alternative Movie Posters II'

Matthew Chojnacki | Posted 12.16.2016 | Home
Matthew Chojnacki

For Alternative Movie Posters II: More Film Art from the Underground, out now, I scoured pop art galleries and social media to include as many high profile female artists as I could find, and still only struck gold with about a dozen.

If Movie Posters Were Internet Headlines

Mandatory | Posted 11.13.2016 | Entertainment

The Internet is the worst. Every time I go on Twitter or Facebook or, I'm bombarded with totally sensational headlines trying to dupe me...

10 Seriously Vague And Misleading Movie Posters

Steven Shehori | Posted 11.13.2016 | Entertainment
Steven Shehori

Okay, you see the above image? It's a poster of an elephant. And with it, you know exactly what you're getting: an elephant. No surprises, so everyone's happy. Movie marketing doesn't always work this way.

Maureen O'Hara: The Roads to Recognition, Co-Starring Lillian Gish and Robert Altman

Mike Kaplan | Posted 10.18.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Kaplan

The Honorary Academy Award is a special honor I've always felt should be presented to film artists who had been overlooked by the vagaries of the competitive awards.

18 Alternative Posters You Won't Find In Every Dorm Room

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

If you've ever lived in or visited a college dorm, you've probably seen the same old dorm posters a million times. Between oversized prints of deceas...

Movie Posters Reimagined As Paintings Are Even Better Than The Originals

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 07.01.2015 | Arts

When creating book and album covers, designers have free reign to work in photography, collage, or illustration. When it comes to movie posters, howev...

Sweet Painting Lady: Ciara McAvoy Resurrects the Art of the Movie Poster

Alex Simon | Posted 05.27.2016 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

"Art is not just a part of my life. It IS my life. It gives me breath. We are eternally entwined." This is the mantra of Scottish artist Ciara McAvoy, a painter renowned for her stunning oil work

Go Back Inside a Video Store...One Last Time

Matthew Chojnacki | Posted 05.13.2015 | Arts
Matthew Chojnacki

This nostalgic trip is superbly captured in Thomas Hodge's new ode to the videocassette era, VHS Video Cover Art, which contains over 240 full-scale video sleeves according to genre, just like an actual video store.

Hilarious Vintage Posters Illustrate The Etiquette Of Movie-Going In 1912

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.23.2015 | Arts

"Ladies, kindly remove your hats." "Please don't forget your umbrella or other parcels." These are some of the friendly reminders you would receiv...

Movie Posters Spotlight Your Favorite Directors (NEW BOOK)

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 11.20.2014 | Home

What do you love about movies? Film magazine Little White Lies presented the question to a handful of actors and directors, and the responses were as ...

18 Movie Titles That Will Make Every Grammar Geek Cringe

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 08.18.2014 | Home

When a movie's publicity campaign takes hold of the nation it can mean a steady barrage of trailers, teasers, posters and banner ads assaulting our co...

Apes with Machine Guns, the Doom of Mankind

Jordan Hart | Posted 09.09.2014 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

Last week something crazy happened. I saw a poster for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes that was so mind-blowing I had to do a double take to make sure I wasn't hallucinating.

Your Favorite Movie Posters, In Mesmerizing GIF Form

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment

If only you could hang these bad boys on your wall. Watch your favorite movie posters come to life via animated GIFs, thanks to one talented Reddi...

Here Are Some Very, Very, Very Minimalist Movie Posters

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts

Don't get us wrong, we've seen many a minimalist movie poster. There's something undeniably alluring about seeing your favorite, action-packed, romanc...

If All Movies Were Made in the Mid-Century, These Would Be the Posters | Posted 05.11.2014 | Arts

I would SO go to more movies if the posters looked like these!

Why The Golden Era Of Movie Poster Design Happened In 1960s Poland

Posted 01.31.2014 | Arts

There was a time when movie posters were works of fine art, marked by their edgy subject matter, imaginative design and hand-drawn text. That time was...

WATCH: 'Animated Movie Posters' Are Possibly Better Than The Actual Films

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Movie poster designs have varied significantly over the decades, but the boring, old, two-dimensional paper format has always remained the same. That ...

Why You May Never See This Classic Movie Poster Again

Erik Sharkey | Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment
Erik Sharkey

How many film posters do you see today that are as memorable as Drew Struzan's? I personally don't see many. Sadly, the illustrated poster is a thing of the past because we are so enmeshed in the digital age that everything is done on computers.

PHOTOS: These Wedding Invitations Deserve An Oscar

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 07.19.2013 | Weddings

We have a feeling Siskel and Ebert would have given these wedding invitations two thumbs up. Southern California couple Joshua and Rachel Watson to...

Classic Movie Posters Turned Into Vines

Posted 07.12.2013 | Arts

Filmmaker Zachary Goldberg recently created a very contemporary homage to the cinematic wonder of The Criterion Collection. Via Vine, he's crafted...

IMAGES: Movie Posters Featuring Original Book Titles

Posted 06.26.2013 | Home

Movie adaptations from classic books have been a feature of the film industry pretty much since the beginning (George Du Maurier's Trilby, for example...

The Resurrection of the Movie Poster

The Huffington Post | Leigh Silver | Posted 01.11.2013 | Arts

Before digital marketing and Apple Trailers, movie posters were the main hook for popularizing films. In an effort to bring back the craft of the movi...

24 Gorgeous Hand-Painted Indian Movie Posters

Andy Deemer | Posted 02.20.2013 | Entertainment
Andy Deemer

Ramachandraiah prints movie posters for a living. He's done it ever since 1971, when he bought an ancient lithograph press. He keeps it in a factory north of Bangalore, far from the English town where it was built 111 years ago.