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Movie Poster Floating Heads

September 2, 2008posterwireDesign, Marketing, Video7

Movie Poster Designer Gavin Berliner interview video

The above video features an interview with the graphic designer behind Hollywood’s most famous floating head movie posters. The Movie Poster Floating Heads video from Funny or DieRead More...

My Best Friend's Girl movie poster

Dane Cook: Movie Poster Critic

August 14, 2008posterwirePosters5

Dane Cook Hates My Best Friend’s Girl poster

In what may turn into an on-going series of celebrities critiquing the movie poster campaigns from their own projects (see director Frank Darabont on The Mist poster), … Read More...

The Mist DVD poster

Frank Darabont on Movie Poster Art

Frank Darabont Interview video

Director Frank Darabont’s horror movie The Mist (based on the Stephen King novella) was recently released on DVD. In the film, actor Thomas Jane plays a movie poster illustrator, which has … Read More...

Attack of the Movie Poster Monster t-shirts

Attack of the Movie Poster

Movie Poster Monster t-shirts

You have seen us mention the infamous “Two Big Heads Floating in the Sky” cliché of movie poster design many times in the past. (This “Big Head” type of movie poster … Read More...

Just My Luck movie poster

The Lohan Wink

Lindsay Lohan’s “Wink”

The Hollywood gossip blog Defamer.com points out that the new Just My Luck movie poster showcases Lindsay Lohan winking at the camera, which signals the message that Lohan will be showing you … Read More...

Basic Instinct 2 Korean movie poster

Sharon Stone Strips

Basic Instinct 2 foreign movie poster

We’re not really trying to pick on Sharon Stone… (If we were, we might ask, why is she auditioning for American Idol with a microphone in hand?) Nor are … Read More...

Brokeback Mountain vs Titanic

The Cowboy Way

November 21, 2005posterwirePosters127

Brokeback Mountain versus Titanic

Ang Lee’s new film, Brokeback Mountain, starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, isn’t your run-of-the-mill western… or love story. Commonly referred to as the “gay cowboy movie” (although the film’s trailer … Read More...

Abby movie poster

The Scariest Movie Poster Ever

Blaxploitation Horror Movie Poster

In honor of the upcoming Halloween holiday, it seems appropriate to post a few horror film posters this week. Our first horror one-sheet is what we like to consider The Scariest … 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...

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...

Lolita movie poster

Sunglasses at Night

April 11, 2005posterwirePosters3

Characters wearing sunglasses on movie posters

What could be better than “Big Heads” on a movie poster? The answer is obvious: “Big Heads Wearing Sunglasses” on a movie poster, silly. Actors wearing sunglasses in a … Read More...

Friday the 13th Part 8 Jason Takes Manhattan

I Love Trademark Infringement

Banned Friday The 13th Part 8 Jason Takes Manhatten poster

In 1989 Paramount Pictures released a Friday The 13th Part 8: Jason Takes Manhattan teaser poster. The movie poster depicted hockey masked killer Jason Voorhees … Read More...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory movie poster

Welcome to Wonka Industries

April 5, 2005posterwirePosters1

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory movie poster

Here is a look at the final Charlie and the Chocolate Factory movie poster for Tim Burton’s upcoming film. Johnny Depp stars as mysterious and eccentric candy maker … Read More...

A Few Good Men teaser poster

Equal Likeness

Movie poster actor clauses

The phrase equal likeness is common term and often an overriding factor in the design and creation of movie poster art. Basically equal likeness is the film advertising equivalent of a … Read More...

Raiders of the Lost Ark movie poster

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Richard Amsel Illustration

The Indiana Jones film series has had a great history of movie posters, including impressive work by Drew Struzan. The best poster from the series remains the very first release poster for … Read More...

City of Angels movie poster

Big Heads Floating in the Sky

The Top Movie Poster Cliché

Stop us if you have seen this poster composition before: Large images of movie star faces (often of a couple), with a small scene (usually at the bottom of the … Read More...

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