Tag: poster

Friday One Sheet: THE UNSEEN

If you quote the columnist on the poster, you get into the poster column. All kidding aside, I was a big fan of Geoff Redknap's The Unseen, a Canuck-indie take on The Invisible Man story, and the quirky original artwork...

Friday One Sheet: TERMINAL And The Neon Demon

Neon has been exceedingly popular in poster design as of late. I am not saying that Nicolas Winding Refn's Only God Forgives (and follow on posters for Drive and The Neon Demon) started the recent trend (remember the lovely poster...

Friday One Sheet: THE SISTERS BROTHERS Teases Fire and Brimstone

The long awaited (by me, anyway) film adaptation of Partick deWitt's 'Chemistry Western,' The Sisters Brothers, moves towards the screen with this fiery and iconic poster. While not as experimental and quriky as the Canadian book cover, the homestead in...

Friday One Sheet: THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT

Lars Von Trier's latest film is a serial killer art-film -- I mean this quite literally: it is about a serial killer who creates works of art with his kills -- and is scheduled to take a bow at Cannes...

Friday One Sheet: The Legacy of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

Stanley Kubrick's timeless masterpiece of science fiction and supreme audio-visual storytelling, 2001: A Space Odyssey, turns 50 this month. Thus, I would like to take today's column as a gallery, to outlay about a dozen posters, from official studio released...

Friday One Sheet: Silent Cry Face, DOWNRANGE

One of the greatest modern posters, in my humble opinion, is Akiko Stehrenberger's striking key art for the American remake of Michael Haneke's Funny Games. In it, we see Naomi Watts, in high-contrast close-up, hair out of place, silent tears...

Friday One Sheet: Kaiju RAMPAGE

There is little in the way of nostalgia, or classic video game tropes on display in this Kaiju-infused Japanese key art for Rampage. I cannot tell if it is hand-painted or digital mimicry, but it seems quite fitting for the...

Friday One Sheet: Imagine 2018 Festival Poster

We typically do film posters in this space. However, there is a long history of design for film festival key art that warrants examination. Especially when the design is this superb. Festival posters have their own set of tropes. Indie...

Friday One Sheet: THE COMMUTER (and Perspective Text)

Ever since the Saul Bass designed opening titles of North by Northwest, key art designers have used perspective text to imply 'on the run.' This minimalist (one of very many great Bass inflectected designs from LA Studios) key art, quite...

Friday One Sheet: ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD

The one thing I love about Korean theatrical posters is that they often just take a good photograph and make it the key art. No fuss, no muss, a wee bit of photoshop buffing, a great sense of framing, and...

Friday One Sheet: The Best Posters of 2017

We are only into the second entry of this column, but it is the season, so please enjoy the best 10 posters of 2017 (and a single reason why they were selected) in the gallery below....

Watch The Exclusive GUTLAND Trailer

There's something strange brewing in Luxembourg and it will be arriving on cinema screens with the premiere of Govinda Van Maele's thriller Gutland at the Toronto International Film Festival. And we are pleased to give a taste of Van Maele's...

Stunning Poster For LET THE CORPSES TAN (LAISSEZ BRONZER LES CADAVRES)

Here is a distressingly lush poster for Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani's Let The Corpses Tan. The pair of Belgian directors have a small cult following for their pair of ultra-stylized Giallo pictures, Amer and The Strange Color Of Your Bodies Tears,...

Check Out These New Posters For BAAHUBALI 2: THE CONCLUSION, India's Biggest Film Event

In two short days the world sees the release of India's biggest film event ever. S.S. Rajamouli's Baahubali 2: The Conclusion is the second half of an epic medieval action story that took India and the world by storm and...

BEYOND SKYLINE Poster Lights Up the Skies

Liam O'Donnell's follow-up to the Brothers Strause' original alien invasion film, Skyline, may not have a release date yet, but that's not stopping the publicity train from trying to drum up some buzz. The latest poster for the flick has...

HAVE A NICE DAY: Watch A Clip From The Berlin Selected, Chinese Noir Animation

Fans of international animation will do well to keep a close eye on Berlin this week, where Chinese director Liu Jian's animated neo-noir Have A Nice Day is slated to have its premiere February 17th. A hard rain is about...

SUPER DARK TIMES: Check Out The Poster For Kevin Phillips' Stunning Debut

I'm going to be blunt. Doing what I do for a living - between this site, programming Fantastic Fest and other events, and production / sales work at XYZ Films - I often get to see things very early in...

SECLUSION: Check The Poster And First Stills For Erik Matti's Filipino Horror Film

We've been keeping tabs on On The Job and Honor Thy Father director Erik Matti's upcoming action thriller Buy Bust for a little while now but while prepping that film the director has very quietly - so quietly it's not...

New York Comic Con 2016: VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS Gets a New Poster and Stills

EuropaCorp has released new images and a poster for Luc Besson's hotly anticipated Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. The fresh look comes on the heels of the film's presence at New York Comic Con. Fans in attendance will also...

DEAREST SISTER: Take A Look At Jay Shaw's Poster For Mattie Do's Lao Horror

We've been big fans and supporter of Lao filmmaker Mattie Do in these parts since we first caught wind of her debut feature, Chanthaly, which was both the first horror film and the first feature directed by a woman in...