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What Were the Best Movie Posters From 2007?

January 18th, 2008 at 10:23 am » Comments (0)

Well, it depends on who you ask. Posterwire, for example, didn’t really like this year’s selection, but ended up settling on this poster for The Savages as the best of the year. In his (her?) words: What we do like about the Chris Ware movie poster illustration for The Savages is that it is different [...]



Official 80th Oscars Poster

January 17th, 2008 at 10:04 pm » Comments (1)

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released the official poster for this year’s Oscars, which will be the 80th in the award show’s history. The design was apparently originally conceived by the amazing Drew Struzan (you remember Drew Struzan, right?), but that design was actually turned into the final product we see [...]



MPAA Rejects the Poster for Taxi to the Dark Side

December 19th, 2007 at 11:01 pm » Comments (1)

A little while ago I made a post compiling the posters for the docs short listed by the Academy. One of the few films for which I couldn’t find a poster was Taxi to the Dark Side, a documentary about the the torture practices of the United States in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay. Well, [...]



The Posters for the Foreign Language Oscar Contenders

December 11th, 2007 at 11:56 pm » Comments (0)

Remember when I said that I was going to do more posts showcasing posters from the films selected by their respective countries to compete for the foreign language Oscar? You don’t? That’s probably because it was such a long time ago. To compensate for all the waiting here is a mega post with posters for [...]



Posters for the Docs in the Academy’s Short List

November 26th, 2007 at 5:55 pm » Comments (2)

Last week the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences revealed a shortlist of fifteen feature length docs that will compete for the five nominee spots in the Oscars’ feature-length documentary category. To help you put the name together with the face I compiled the posters for these docs. Autism: The Musical (IMDb) Body of [...]



A Great Fix You Can Have Right Now

October 8th, 2007 at 7:49 pm » Comments (0)

Chris pointed out this very interesting site which has a list of all the movies nominated by their respective countries to compete for the best foreign language film Oscar. The site includes, among other things, a small res version of the movie’s poster. I’m still going to make a few more posts about the foreign [...]



Foreign Language Oscar Hopefuls Part IV – It Came From Europe

September 28th, 2007 at 10:14 pm » Comments (1)

Yet more posters from films selected by their respective countries to compete for the best foreign language Oscar. This time just films from European countries. Since this entry is a little long a placed most of it under the fold, as the kids say. In case you are worried, I will put up a post [...]



Yet More Oscar Hopefuls: Posters for Exiled, Secret Sunshine, Donsol and Eklavya

September 25th, 2007 at 10:07 pm » Comments (4)

I really love taking a look at the posters from these films from all over the world. Hopefully you people aren’t getting bored by these posts. Today I’m taking a cue from Twitch and bringing the posters for films from several Asian countries. From Hong Kong – Exiled From South Korea – Secret Sunshine From [...]



More Oscar Hopefuls: Posters for Days of Darkness and 881

September 24th, 2007 at 8:13 pm » Comments (2)

Two more countries have selected films to compete for the Foreign Language Oscar. Canada went with the Denys Arcand pic Days of Darkness and Singapore went with 881. And here are the posters. This is the French poster for Days of Darkness (L’ Âge des ténèbres). The film will be released there next week, but [...]



I Just Didn’t Do It and Persepolis Posters

September 19th, 2007 at 12:06 am » Comments (0)

It seems awfully early to me, but several countries are already selecting their entries to compete for next year’s Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. The latest are Japan, which selected “I Just Didn’t Do It” and France, which selected “Persepolis”. And I know that right now you are wondering what their posters look like, right? [...]



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