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Diamonds Are Forever movie poster

A Sexy Bond

Illustrator Robert McGinnis

A review of some notable traits of famous movie poster illustrators might go something like this: Bob Peak might be considered the master with his versatility. Drew Struzan the most popular via … Read More...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Bad News Bears 1976 movie poster

The Bad News Bears

Remaking the Bears

For the upcoming 2005 remake of The Bad News Bears, film studio Paramount went with an interesting illustration of Billy Bob Thornton and the rest of the Bears Little League baseball … Read More...

Star Wars Revenge of the Jedi movie poster

Return of the Jedi

Revenge of the Jedi teaser poster

From the most popular (the “Circus”) to the most beautiful (the “Gone with the Wind”), we now come to the most bootlegged Star Wars movie poster: the 1982 teaser … Read More...

The Empire Strikes Back movie poster

The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back “Gone with the Wind” poster

While the previously mentioned Star Wars “Circus” movie poster may be one of the most sought after Star Wars one-sheets for collectors, the most beautiful looking … Read More...

Star Wars A New Hope movie poster

A New Hope

Star Wars Style D “Circus” Poster

With this week’s release of the final Star Wars film, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, we wanted to take some time this week to review Star Wars movie … Read More...

Raise the Titanic movie poster

Illustrators Speak Out

Movie poster illustrators interview

MovieMaker Magazine has an interview with three famous movie poster illustrators lamenting the state of movie poster design in relation to art. Artists Drew Struzan, John Berkey, and John Solie offer … Read More...

Jaws movie poster

Killer Shark

The Jaws of Seiniger

With the recent announcement of another Jaws Special Edition DVD release of the Steven Spielberg classic film, Guido Henkel of DVD Review notes the Jaws DVD cover design “features the crappy … Read More...

Tootsie Polish movie poster

Polish Movie Posters

Polish versions of American movie posters

Foreign posters represent some of the most interesting, and in some cases, strange examples of film advertising artwork. Perhaps the best example of this combination would be Polish movie … Read More...

The Goonies movie poster

Stop the Presses!

Movie Poster art in newspaper ads

If you want to see where a good chunk of a film’s print marketing budget goes, open up a major newspaper like the Calendar section the Los Angeles TimesRead More...

My Fair Lady movie poster

The Peak of Poster Art

Movie Poster Illustrator Bob Peak

There is a very short list of famous movie poster illustrators: So far we’ve mentioned Drew Struzan, John Alvin, and Richard Amsel. Adding to this very short list of commercial … Read More...

Herbie Fully Loaded movie poster

Herbie: Fully Loaded

Lindsay Lohan gets Loaded

Does anyone remember that moment in time just after the film Mean Girls, when cute little Lindsay Lohan turned into Lindsay Lohan Fully Loaded? (This cultural shift probably happened during a … Read More...

Attack of the 50ft Woman movie poster

Attack of the 50ft Woman

The most famous B-movie poster of all time may be the poster one-sheet for the film Attack of the 50ft. Woman. The 1958 B-movie is about a rich housewife increased to gigantic size by space … Read More...

Blade Runner movie poster

Blade Runner Reloaded

One of our favorite poster illustrators is famed artist John Alvin. Alvin is responsible for some of the most famous pieces of film poster art, including memorable one-sheets for E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and the Star Read More...

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