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New 3:10 to Yuma Poster

August 2nd, 2007 at 10:42 am » Comments (7)

(click for a larger version) I really loved the last 3:10 to Yuma poster. This one not so much. It’s a lot less rich and much closer to a typical looking image. It also gives a lot of space to the title, which really isn’t that interesting. And the guy at the center of the [...]

The Hunting Party Poster

August 2nd, 2007 at 10:06 am » Comments (1)

This poster is actually very reminiscent of the first poster for Death Sentence. It uses orange instead of red and the characters are bigger and not in the middle, and I think both of those things make this a better poster, but it shares many of the problems of that poster. Again, posters that depend [...]

The Jane Austen Book Club

August 2nd, 2007 at 9:19 am » Comments (2)

I sort of hate the collage on white background posters. You know the ones. You have several pictures that are basically scenes in the movie arranged together over the white background, generally using some sort of ragged edge around the pictures in order to make it look even more like a collage. This is a [...]

Comic Con Posters: Hellboy 2, Watchmen, The Spirit and Whiteout

August 1st, 2007 at 10:10 am » Comments (2)

Here are a few posters that were showcased during Comic Con and that have two things in common: They are for movies based on comic books and they embrace the comic book look. (source) First we have the Hellboy 2 poster, illustrated by Mike Mignola, who created the character. (source) Then we have the first [...]

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