The t-shirt of the day at Ript Apparel is a tribute to The Coen Brothers‘ The Big Lebowski created by Tom Ledin. Check out the full design after the jump. I love the doodle pen sketch of the Dude. The bad news is that with all of RIPT’s tees, the design will only be available for today and today only (midnight eastern it disappears). The good news is that the shirt can be bought for only $10 plus shipping. So act fast.
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Posted on Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 by Peter Sciretta
Last year we featured Ibraheem Youssef‘s minimalistic movie posters for the films of Quentin Tarantino and Wes Anderson. The Toronto based designer/art director has returned with a new set of simple and clean poster art for the following movies: Inception, Scarface, and The Big Lebowski. Check out the designs after the jump. You can also purchase prints on the artist’s official website.
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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Posted on Thursday, May 20th, 2010 by Peter Sciretta
Do you remember those Little Golden Books? They were a staple from my childhood. Pixar Animation Story Artist Josh Cooley (Cars, Ratatouille, Up, George & AJ) is working on an awesome “Lil’ Inappropriate Golden Book” titled Movies R Fun.
Cooley has been working on this compilation of movie art for two years and will be publishing the collection in a book which will be available at Comic-Con this year and APE Expo San Francisco in November. And don’t worry, the books and prints will also be available on Cooley’s Blog. High quality, “classy” prints will also be available as well.
Illustrations reference film classics such as The Professional, Terminator 2, Godfather, Goodfellas, Apocalypse Now, Se7en, 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Graduate, Terminator, Silence of the Lambs, and The Big Lebowski. Check out some of the art embedded after the jump.
Posted on Monday, March 15th, 2010 by Peter Sciretta
If you’re a regular reader of /Film, then you know that Gallery1988 in Los Angeles hosts some of the coolest pop culture-focused art shows in the universe. We’ve featured a lot of art from their Crazy4Cult shows in past editions of Cool Stuff.
Their latest show, The Greatest Moments in Sports History, is sports related. And while it contains some cool artwork from some of the artists we’ve grown to love and support, it isn’t necessarily /Film material. That said, a couple artists decided to pay tribute to The Coen Brothers’ comedy classic The Big Lebowski. I ran into Gallery1988 owner Jensen Karp at a cool event over the weekend (more details about that event will follow later this week) and he told me that they only have a dozen or so prints left of my favorite, Mike Mitchell‘s The Dude Invitational (seen cropped above). Prints are available of all the art included after the jump. But act fast before it disappears forever.
I admire Volkswagen for their support of independent film over the past decade. If you attend a regional or big time film festival, you’re likely to see them listed as a sponsor on the big screen before each film. In the past, we’ve featured some of their “See Film Differently” television spots which featured film fanatics sharing their vastly different interpretations of classic movies (if you haven’t seen those, check them out now).
VW has produced a new set of “See Film Differently” ads, directed by Seth Gordon, the filmmaker behind The King of Kong: A Fist Full of Quarters. These new spots showcase a group of people, each highly inspired by the movies, who testify about the power of film. You might have seen the one of Dudeism, which was virally circulating the interwebs last week. But after the jump we have all three.
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As you probably know by now, Gallery 1988 will be holding their third annual pop culture art show Crazy4Cult 3D from July 16th (TONIGHT!!!) to August 8th in Los Angeles. Gallery1988 has given us permission to run an exclusive preview of some of the cool artwork which hasn’t been seen yet, that will be available at the show. After the jump we’ve included over 30 pieces of the awesome art you’ll see at the show. If you’re interested in buying any of the original art — make sure you’re there! If you want to order any of the prints, you can email Gallery 1988 at firstname.lastname@example.org or call them at 323 937 7088.
Posted on Monday, July 13th, 2009 by Peter Sciretta
You might remember seeing Jim Horwat’s Back to the Future Tribute a couple weeks back, well I just realized that Jim has done a bunch of black and white movie comic illustrations that are worth checking out.
As you probably know by now, Gallery 1988 will be holding their third annual pop culture art show Crazy4Cult 3D from July 16th to August 8th in Los Angeles. Over the past couple weeks we’ve featured a couple of the fantastic art that will be on display at the show, including Jeff Boyes’ take on Luc Besson’s 1994 film The Professional, Jim Horwat’s Back to the Future Tribute, Tom Whalen’s Army of Darkness, Dave Perillo’s Goonies board game, Keith Noordzy’s Al of the Dead and Daniel Rizzolo’s Pee-Wee Herman-inspired “I’m a Loner, a Rebal.”
We should have a couple more exclusive looks in the coming weeks, but lets first take a look at some of the other fantastic art which has begun to appear around the interwebs, including Tom Whalen’s UHF poster and an epic art parodying 19 cult film references by Dan Lydersen.