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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...

The Dukes of Hazzard movie poster

The Dukes of Hazzard

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Curbing General Lee

Warner Bros. has released the The Dukes of Hazzard movie poster for the new film. All of your favorites are here: Bo, Luke, Daisy, Uncle Jesse, Boss Hogg, and most importantly, 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 Episode 3 Revenge of the Sith teaser poster

Revenge of the Sith

Revenge of the Sith Hidden Vader Teaser Poster

We end our Star Wars movie poster week with the end of the Star Wars saga… or rather the middle of it: Star Wars: Revenge of the … 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...

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire movie poster

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“Difficult punctuation lies ahead, Harry.”

In addition to releasing the teaser trailer for the fourth Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Warner Bros. has also released the teaser poster for … Read More...

The Da Vinci Code movie poster

Got Mona?

The Da Vinci Code teaser poster

No, Mona Lisa isn’t sporting a milk mustache for the latest Got Milk? print ad campaign. It’s the teaser poster for the book publishing phenomenon turned motion picture known … Read More...

Ray movie poster

The Hollywood Reporter’s 34th Annual Key Art Awards

Movie Marketing Awards Ceremony

Each year, the film industry trade magazine The Hollywood Reporter holds it’s awards ceremony for film advertising and marketing, known as The Key Art Awards.

The phrase key art is a … Read More...

War of the Worlds movie poster

War of the Worlds

Bowling for Dollars style movie poster

Paramount Pictures has released a new War of the Worlds teaser poster for the upcoming Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg science fiction film. This “bowling with the Earth” image … Read More...

Silence of the Lambs movie poster

Silence of the Lambs

Jodie Foster and the Skull Orgy

As some of you may know, there is nothing we love more than discussing hidden imagery in movie poster one-sheets. It’s like Hollywood’s version of a hidden 3D poster … Read More...

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