Use These Honest Oscar-Nominated Movie Posters to Prepare For Oscar Season Without Watching Any Movies
Who has time to watch all the movies nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars just to keep up with pop culture? For the record, that’s 17 hours and 29 minutes that could be spent aimlessly surfing the internet. If you want to stay relevant with your cinephile friends that badly, these honest posters are all you need. Continue reading »
According to Eisen Bernardo: “After my Mag+Art this is the latest addition in my +Art digital collage series. I was inspired by one of my followers’ request to combine movie posters and classical paintings. I tweaked the idea and used old and new Criterion covers instead. I love art house cinema, and I think this will be a good tribute.”
Eisen is a multimedia producer and writer working at the Communication and Public Affairs unit of the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity. His main task is to conceptualize, write, and design various information, education, and communication (IEC) materials. He also laid out publications and produced audiovisual materials for the University of the Philippines Los Baños and other local and international research organizations. He taught subjects in writing for print media, visual and graphics design, and layouting at the De La Salle University Canlubang. Continue reading »
A poster for the IMAX presentation of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” (left), and a teaser poster for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part I”, both created by the Los Angeles-based design firm IGNITION. Both are nominated for the 2014 Key Art Awards in the category of Theatrical Domestic One-Sheet. The Hollywood Reporter’s annual competition for the best in film and TV advertising honors some of the most creative imagery used in movie posters. Here is a selection of some of this year’s nominees. (Photo by Key Art Awards 2014)
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For the last month, Chris Naka (aka mmsspp) has been recreating scenes from classic romance movies with his boss’s dog, Wrigley. It all started one day when his co-workers at Blue Man Group in Chicago came up with the idea for Naka to pose with the adorable pooch in a famous scene from Titanic. With Wrigley as Kate Winslet to his Leonardo DiCaprio, Naka embarked on a fun, ongoing project.
Taking only 10-15 minutes during lunch breaks to capture each scene, Naka and his canine love interest have already managed to recreate some of the most memorable movie scenes in film history. From the upside down kiss in Spiderman to the seductive leg shot from The Graduate, the duo have emulated their respective big screen characters in a hilarious, new light. Continue reading »
Tinni, a domestic dog, met Sniffer the wild fox in the woods of Norway one afternoon and their lives have never been the same. Tinni’s owner, Torgeir Berge, is a photographer and was able to capture these incredible photos. The heartwarming friendship inspired Berge to release a book chronicling the pair’s lives. A large portion of the proceeds will be donated to ban Norway’s fox-fur trade. Continue reading »
“In Exile” is a short film about a seven-year old, provincial boy who is separated from both his parents and has to face life‘s challenges, on his own. Both his parents live in a different country, trying to make a bit more money. He is left in the care of his grandmother, who can‘t really give him the kind of moral support he needs. Continue reading »
Ramachandraiah prints movie posters for a living. He’s done it ever since 1971, when he bought an ancient lithograph press. He keeps it in a factory north of Bangalore, far from the English town where it was built 111 years ago.
His are five-color, hand-drawn, and measure just 20 inches by 30 inches. They’re printed on thin paper, and illegally slapped up on building sites and highway overpasses late at night. They cost pennies to print. And they’re absolutely gorgeous. Continue reading »
Film producer Mike Kaplan has been an avid collector of posters of movie musicals for years. As an exhibition of his favourites goes on display in New York, he offers a guide to the cream of his collection.
Three Audrey Hepburns in a black leotard, Fred Astaire with straw hat and cane, all dancing within four adjoining circles, plus a full colour Hepburn portrait, keep this Belgian poster for the delicious Funny Face in motion. Style in the movies was never better achieved than in Stanley Donen’s toast to romance and fashion. Continue reading »