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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...

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 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...

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...

Super Fly movie poster

Super Type

Type designer Ed Benguiat

Master typographer Ed Benguiat is one of the most important font and logo designers in the modern era of design and publishing. He has created the lettering used in logotypes for … Read More...

Reefer Madness movie poster

Reefer Madness!

Movie Posters as Propaganda Posters

Cable network Showtime is set to premiere the movie musical Reefer Madness this month. The cable movie is a film version of the hit LA and off Broadway musical Reefer … Read More...

Film Posters of the 50s movie poster book

Film Posters of the 50s: The Essential Movies of the Decade

Movie Posters of the Fifties book

In the 1950s the motion picture industry did battle with it’s newest and biggest rival: television. This meant trying everything from gimmicks (“in 3D!”), genre films (such as horror … Read 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...

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...

Love and Kisses movie poster

X-Rated: Adult Movie Posters of the 60s and 70s

Vintage Adult film posters

The X-Rated: Adult Movie Posters of the 60s and 70s book offers adult movie posters from the “golden age” of porn films in the 1960s and 70s, when x-rated movies actually … Read More...

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