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The Brave One movie poster

Reading Between the Lines

September 6, 2007posterwireMarketing, Posters3

Visual Demographics

With so much talk of sex scandals and secret “gay signals” in the news lately, it is interesting to see how Hollywood (via the movie poster) has been marketing a few recent films … Read More...

Saw 4 Blood Drive poster

Blood and Guts

Tim Palen and the Red Cross

During the last annual Saw III Halloween Blood Drive, the American Red Cross directed the film studio Lionsgate to remove Red Cross logos from the uniforms of the infamous … Read More...

Movie Poster Colors

Movie Poster Colors

July 30, 2007posterwireDesign, Links1

Movie Poster Colors of Top Grossing Movies

One of our favorite weblogs, Speak Up, has an article analyzing The Color of Top Grossing Movies in movie posters. They did this by pulling a color scheme … Read More...

Coming Soon Hidden Message

Coming Soon

Hidden Message in Movie Theater Lobby Posters

Finding hidden messages and then labeling it as subliminal advertising has a long history in our culture. Hidden images and messages have also appeared in movie posters (some … Read More...

Paris Je T’aime movie poster

2007 Key Art Award Winners

Movie Poster Award Winners

The Hollywood Reporter’s 36th Annual Key Art Awards were announced at the Beverly Hilton on June 15th. The ceremony, hosted by comedian Rob Corddry, gave out awards covering a wide range … Read More...

A Time to Kill movie poster

Photoshop Grindhouse Style

Readers and would-be Adobe Photoshop gurus over at the Something Awful forums recently pointed their weekly “Photoshop Phriday” remix thread at modern movies illustrated in a “Grindhouse cinema” movie poster style. In this case, Grindhouse … Read More...

Borat movie poster

2007 Key Art Awards Nominations

Movie Poster Award Nominees

The Hollywood Reporter announced the nominees for The 36th Annual Key Art Awards. This year there are 34 award categories, covering film posters, movie trailers, packaging, outdoor advertising, theatrical standees, print … Read More...

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix movie poster

Emma Watson in 3D

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix movie poster

Warner Bros. has released the U.S. domestic Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix movie poster. The poster features “Dumbledore’s Army” flanking an older … Read More...

Captivity movie poster

Held in Captivity

Captivity billboard controversy

By now most of you have probably heard about the controversy surrounding Captivity billboards as part of the film’s outdoor ad campaign in Los Angeles and New York. Captivity is a horror … Read More...

28 Weeks Later movie poster

Hazardous Logo

28 Weeks Later movie poster

Entertainment Weekly has a first look at the movie poster for 28 Weeks Later, the sequel to the horror film 28 Days Later. The article is a bit underwhelming, but … Read More...

Aqua Teen Hunger Force movie poster

King of the Mountain

Aqua Teen Hunger Force movie poster

According to Film Junk, the new Aqua Teen Hunger Force movie poster was created by illustrator Richard Corben.

(Update: Richard Corben did not illustrate this poster. See update below.)Read More...

Terminator 3D movie poster

3D Movie Posters

Full Color Hologram One-sheets

XYZ RBG offers high resolution scanning services for film, television, video game, and other media companies. The company has worked on films in The Matrix series, Lord of the Rings, … Read More...

Smokin' Aces movie poster

Hidden Aces

January 16, 2007posterwireDesign, Posters7

Rejected Smokin’ Aces movie poster designs

Smokin’ Aces director Joe Carnahan’s official site features a weblog written by the film’s creator about the upcoming film. For the past few months, Carnahan has been posting Smokin’ … Read More...

Hard Candy movie poster

Movie Poster of the Year

December 28, 2006posterwireAwards, Posters8

The best movie poster of 2006

It’s the end of the year and that can only mean one thing: We give out another award to Lionsgate marketing and Art Machine film ad agency just like … Read More...

Factory Girl movie poster

Factory Workers

Design a Factory Girl movie poster

The Weinstein Company is running a movie poster design contest to create a Factory Girl movie poster. This poster is for the contest only, not to design the actual … Read More...

Casino Royale movie poster

50 Cent vs 007

November 27, 2006posterwireNews, Outdoor, Posters10

Guns in Movie Posters

Rap star and actor 50 Cent is revisiting the controversy from a year ago when Paramount Pictures (and Clear Channel) decided to take down billboards for his film Get Rich Read More...

Poster Box Office

Movie Poster Sells Tickets via Cellphone

Korean cellphone provider SK Telecom has introduced a new service that allows people to walk up to a movie poster and use their cell phone to purchase movie theater … Read More...

Creature from the Black Lagoon movie poster

When Animals Attack!

Horror Movie Poster Creatures

An interesting film poster key art subject matter are the many creatures (and monsters) found in the “wild kingdom”. In honor of the upcoming Halloween holiday, we thought we would post … Read More...

The Good German movie poster

Play It Again Sam

October 11, 2006posterwirePosters, Vintage5

The Good German movie poster visits Casablanca

Whether you choose to call it an homage, rip, or branding, movie posters (like all matter of advertising) frequently emulate designs from other film posters. Occasionally this film … Read More...

Saw 3 Nurses

Don’t Cross the Red Cross

Red Cross nixes Saw III nurse posters

One of the most popular promotions for the Saw movie franchise has been the annual Saw Halloween Blood Drive. This event seems to be a sly nod … Read More...

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