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When Worlds Collide movie poster

When Worlds Collide

Science Fiction Movie Posters

Variety reported today that Steven Spielberg has stepped in to produce yet another 50s science fiction remake — When Worlds Collide. The original 1951 sci-fi film chronicles a group of scientists … Read More...

Freaky Friday the 13th movie poster

Armchair Photoshop

August 26, 2005posterwireLinks, Posters0

Remixing Movie Posters

If there is one thing that “Photoshop geeks” love to do, it is to rework images — “remixing” them — to create a new (and sometimes humorous) result. These often get submitted … Read More...

Saw 2 movie poster

Saw Too

MPAA Cuts Saw 2 Movie Poster Campaign

Several months ago we mentioned that the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) has approval over advertising used to market films, including theatrical key art. Just like the … Read More...

Crippled Avengers movie poster

Brothers in Arms

Shaw Bros. studio Hong Kong posters

The Shaolin Chamber has a great collection of Hong Kong movie posters from the legendary Shaw Bros. movie studio. The Asian film studio was like the Warner Bros. of … Read More...

Underworld Evolution movie poster

The Eyes Have It

August 16, 2005posterwirePosters, Teasers2

Focusing on the Look

If “eyes are the window into the soul” then two recent and similar one-sheets are out there doing some soul searching. Or at least striving for a visually interesting image of … Read More...

Deuce Bigalow European Gigolo movie poster

Billboard Gigolo

Rating Outdoor Billboards

As we mentioned previously, posters for the just released comedy Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo embrace the time-honored tradition of the phallic symbol as a means of advertising. The city of Los Angeles … Read More...

Aeon Flux movie poster

Costume in Flux

Charlize Theron as Aeon Flux

Originally a stylized cartoon on MTV’s 1991 ground-breaking animated show Liquid Television, Aeon Flux was a series of animated shorts following a sexy female assassin. It’s surreal plots and … Read More...

The 40-Year-Old Virgin movie poster

Say Cheese

Shooting a 40-Year-Old Virgin

Steve Carell is The 40-Year-Old Virgin. As the title suggests… Well, the title pretty much tells you everything you need to know about the film’s plot. More importantly, let’s discuss the … Read More...

The Island movie poster

No Man is an Island

When in doubt, blame marketing

Let the finger pointing begin. In an interview with the LA Times about the release of his film The Island, director Michael Bay laid some blame of the film’s box … Read More...

Superman Returns teaser movie poster

The Man of (Brushed) Steel

Several Looks at the New Superman Logo

The Superman Returns teaser poster features a new version of the Superman logo. This is the second variation of the logo to appear online, following an earlier silver … Read More...

The Warriors movie poster

Come Out And Play

The Warriors movie poster

Director Walter Hill created a stir with his ode to 70s era gang warfare with the 1979 cult classic film The Warriors. The film follows the adventures of a New York … Read More...

Minority Report movie poster

One Font to Rule Them All

Most Popular Movie Poster Title Typeface: Trajan

There’s a common saying among movie poster designers and art directors when designing film title logos:

“When in doubt, use Trajan.”

Why such a mantra about using a … Read More...

Film Posters of the 30s book

Film Posters of the 30s: The Essential Movies of the Decade

Movie Posters of the Thirties book

Continuing his film poster pictorial book series, Tony Nourmand journeys back to an early film era with Film Posters of the 30s: The Essential Movies of the Decade.

A … Read More...

For Your Eyes Only movie poster

A Common Bond

The Transporter Invokes 007

Is 007 back? Well, not really, but… Jason Statham returns as a rough and tumble mercenary driver for hire in The Transporter 2. For The Transporter 2 one-sheet, the film’s … Read More...

A Good Woman movie poster

Art Deco

Recent Surge in Illustrated Movie Posters

Leave it to the film advertising executives to approve a rash of illustrated movie posters in recent months just as we’re spending so much space on Posterwire lamenting the … Read More...

Lord of War movie poster

Got Guns?

Nicholas Cage is Gun Crazy

For the new film Lord of War, Nick Cage plays an arms dealer dealing with the moral implications of his line of work. As a gun runner, Cage is (at … Read More...

1941 movie poster

Uncle Sams

Hollywood Wants You

In honor of the 4th of July holiday, lets discuss two distinctly American things: Uncle Sam …and ripping off his image to sell movie tickets. (Or rather, pay “homage” to his most … Read More...

Walk the Line movie poster

Back in Black

Johnny Cash Walk the Line movie poster

Joaquin Phoenix stars as legendary singer Johnny Cash in the upcoming bio-pic Walk the Line. The film chronicles the performer’s early career, including his work at the … Read More...

My Own Private Idaho movie poster

My Own Private Idaho

Interview with the Movie Poster Designer

Looking through the book The Independent Movie Poster Book, which we discussed previously, we came across one of our favorite posters for the 1991 independent film My Own Private … Read More...

Pistol Opera movie poster

The Independent Movie Poster Book

Movie posters from independent movies

The first book devoted solely to movie poster one-sheets for independent films, The Independent Movie Poster Book features over 200 full-color one-sheets. The artwork featured in the book are from … Read More...

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