This Friday, Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles will hold the fifth Crazy 4 Cult art show, an annual exhibition which I’ve called the super bowl of pop culture art. The great guys at G1988 have given me a bunch of art from the show to premiere on the site. We posted part one here and part two here.
After the jump you will find part two of our preview, which includes JoeBot’s follow-up to the popular Fireflies record album — a record design for Dr. Horrible, Casey Weldon’s Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure poster, /Film favorite Scott C’s tribute to Easy Rider, and more. So what are you waiting for?
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Pajiba has edited another wonderful montage of movie clips, this time compiling the 100 greatest movie insults of all time in under 10 minutes. Watch the video now embedded after the jump.
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Weekend Weirdness’ favorite J.C. directed a nearly three hour epic about The King starring his main man Snake Plissken, and yet the film was at risk of being forgotten by younger generations. How could this occur when the movie in question, John Carpenter‘s Elvis, is arguably a better country music biopic than Walk the Line, and exudes an unpretentious but fetching style reminiscent of Hal Ashby’s Woody Guthrie biopic Bound for Glory? Well, until this week, Elvis wasn’t available on DVD, and the film’s prior home video presence was spotty at best.
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We’ve written about the Alamo Drafthouse’s limited edition movie posters in the past, and I even have a couple hanging proudly on my walls. The Alamo Ritz is just about to conclude their Big Screen Sci-fi Classics series. In the last couple weeks we’ve featured the commissioned posters for the screenings: King Kong, 2001, The Thing, Planet of the Apes, and Blade Runner. MondoTee’s has released the last poster in the series, Tim Doyle’s portrait of the Storms from Big Trouble in Little China.
The silkscreen print measures 24×36, printed on 100lb white art paper by D and L screen printing, and features transparent glow in the dark ink on the white. Signed and numbered by the artist, and limited to only 50 prints for only $30.00 on mondotees.com.
The variant is measured 24×36, printed on 100lb creme art paper by D and L screen printing with silver metallic ink and transparent Glow in the Dark ink. signed and numbered by the artist. Available for $50 on Mondotees.
Tim Doyle is also the artist who created The Wizard poster for the reunion screening last year.
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I’m ashamed to admit that just recently became aware of the poster artwork of Tyler Stout, although I’ve seen his work in passing. He’s done work for a lot of bands, a lot of special screenings at the Alamo Draft House in Austin Texas, the Netflix Rolling Road Show, and some film festivals. Most recently you may have seen his artwork on the poster for Quentin Tarantino Presents Hell Ride, which premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.
I discovered Stout through this really impressive 2006 commemorative poster celebrating the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (seen above, a photo of the original Alamo poster it is playing off of can be seen here). The did a reprint of this design to celebrate the opening of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema at the Ritz (which is still available here).Â How Many movie references can you spot?Â Check out some close-ups of the piece above, and more of Stout’s amazing movie poster art, after the jump.
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