Screenprinted movie posters continued to explode in 2014. I drool over so many posters every year, it’s very difficult to pick favorites. With movies, at least you know what you like and you don’t like. Why something works and why something doesn’t. Physical art is more subjective. Some art just hits people one way and others another. Such it is with pop culture posters. Maybe I love one subject more than another and that makes the art seem better. Maybe the art is absolutely incredible but, if I don’t connect with the subject, it’s harder to appreciate. Long story short, ranking them in any definitive ways seems futile.
That said, we figured it would be fun to at least call out a few of coolest screenprinted movie posters of 2014. Fifteen personal favorites that stand out, for one reason or another, to me. Posters are are beautiful, unique and make me remember their subject in a new, vivid way. Check out my favorite screenprinted movie posters of 2014 after the jump. Read More »
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There’s a moment with art when sometimes a lightbulb goes off in your head. You’re looking at a piece and then, BING, you get it. It’s not obvious but you get it. Personally, those are my favorite kinds of pieces, especially in pop culture art. If someone sees a piece of art and we both get it, odds are we have lots in common.
With the holidays coming up, artist Matt Ryan has created an awesome example of this. He’s releasing a poster for Angels With Filthy Souls. Now, that’s not a real movie but fans know what it is. It’s a movie that was made inside the movie Home Alone. And once you get that, this poster blossoms because it’s packed with clever references to that blockbuster hit.
Matt Ryan’s Angels With Filthy Souls poster is on sale as a timed edition now through Wednesday December 10. Check it out below. Read More »
When people talk about their favorite Quentin Tarantino movies, some ask “Does True Romance count?” Directed by Tony Scott, True Romance was one of Tarantino’s earliest screenplays and though he didn’t direct it, it totally feels like him. The tale of a slacker named Clarence (Christian Slater) and the love of his life Alabama (Patricia Arquette), is exciting, surprising, violent and hilarious. It’s filled with passion, pop culture, realism and an almost unbelievable cast of supporting characters.
The film celebrated its 20th anniversary last year but as that milestone seemed to slip by many people, this year it’s having a bit of a renaissance. There’s a huge celebration happening in Los Angeles and Odd City Entertainment has an officially licensed poster coming online Friday. Check it out below. Read More »