There’s something incredibly exciting about the phrase “anything is possible.” Waiting for something that could be anything is an exercise for your imagination. That infinite possibility, coupled with wild speculation and prediction, is ninety percent of the fun of Mondo’s Mystery Movies.
Mondo, as you may know, is the ever-growing poster boutique associated with the Alamo Drafthouse. In April Mondo began a project called Mystery Movies. People buy a ticket for a movie that won’t be announced until they’re in the theater. That is coupled with a limited edition poster that will only ever be available at the event. So imagine buying a ticket to one of these things and speculating what it could be. You throw out suggestions with your fellow attendees, laughing at wild ones and nodding at more likely ones. Finally, you sit down for the film and all is revealed. Does it live up to your expectations?
After two events in their hometown of Austin, Texas, the Mondo Mystery Movie hit the road for the first time ever featuring six different mystery movies over one weekend at the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles. What were the films? What did the posters look like? What was the experience like? And did the event live up to our wildest expectations? Find out after the jump. Read More »
Mondo and Captain America: The First Avenger are taking over San Diego Comic-Con. The limited edition poster boutique of the Alamo Drafthouse, whose prints are now being archived by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has six brand new Cap themed posters: two by Eric Tan, two by Olly Moss and two by Tyler Stout.
One of the premiere poster artists on the market today, Stout’s detailed, jam-packed prints can go for upwards of $2,000 a piece and his art was recently used for the cover of Marvel’s Captain America: First Vengeance #4. Now he’s expanded that image into a jaw-dropping representation of the upcoming Joe Johnston film. Check out both images after the jump. Read More »
Paramount Pictures has a couple awesome projects in the works this week with Mondo. First up, on Wednesday, comic book stores everywhere will get in copies of Captain America: First Vengeance #4 with cover artwork by fan-favorite artist Tyler Stout. You can see a hint of that above. Then, they’ve teamed with artist Jesse Phillips to do posters for Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Three thousand copies of the original will be handed out exclusively to attendees of special Tuesday June 28 screenings at Arclight Hollywood in Los Angeles, CA and a variant edition will be sold on @MondoNews Wednesday June 29. See images of all these pieces after the jump. Read More »
It’s almost as if with each and every release, Mondo just keeps upping the bar. In the last few weeks alone we’ve seen a beautiful Kill Bill poster, Who Framed Roger Rabbit and two very cool Wes Craven posters. Thursday night in Austin, Texas, though, they started something new. Justin Ishamel, who runs Mondo, and Tim League, who runs the Alamo Drafthouse, began the Mondo Mystery Movie Series – a screening series that will be a total and utter mystery until the curtain goes up and they’ll have an extremely limited edition poster to go along with it.
The Mondo Mystery Movie was Thursday and it ended up being Akira, which was chosen by popular poster artist Tyler Stout. Stout himself flew into Austin for the screening and brought along a brand new, very limited edition Akira poster. There were only 180, not even enough for every single person who came to the movie so, unless you want to spend a lot of money, these aren’t going to be available. Hitfix got the exclusive reveal of the poster and while you can see a taste above, wait until you see the whole thing. Read More »
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Tyler Stout created this awesome Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair movie poster as a surprise for Quentin Tarantino‘s birthday screening of the uncut film at the New Beverly Cinema. Posters were sold at the screening, and will go online tomorrow on Mondo.
They are also selling a limited edition Japanese variant for $100, which OMG says is “printed on paper that lands somewhere between rice and parchment, plus it has some subtle changes to the art”. Only 225 copies were printed. The regular version is a 24? x 36? screenprint, has an edition of 600, and will cost $50. Both will go on sale tomorrow (Tuesday, April 5th) at a random time. Hit the jump to see both designs.
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Sunday March 27th was Quentin Tarantino‘s birthday and not only was he able to finally screen his combined opus, Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair, at his theater in Los Angeles, the New Beverly, popular artist Tyler Stout made a special poster to commemorate the occasion. Mondo Tees quickly sold out at the theater but they’ll sell the majority of the 600 print run online later this week. Follow @MondoNews for the announcement and check out the full image after the break. Read More »
Mondo’s Star Wars poster series has come to an end with a finale fitting of George Lucas’s epic trilogy. Tyler Stout, the man whose work put movie prints and Mondo on the map, has done a series of six posters immortalizing the original trilogy in a way that only Stout can: big, bold and boisterous. UGO exclusively revealed his posters for Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, plus variants of all three (including a Revenge of the Jedi!), which will be on sale New Year’s Eve at a random time. Check out the posters and more after the jump. Read More »
/Film favorite Tyler Stout has released handbill sets for The Big Lebowski and The Thing, featuring art from his previously released (and sold out) limited edition posters. The Lebowski set includes three handbills for $30 (2 4″x5″ prints and 1 4″x8″ print, all three on cream colored paper). The Thing set includes fifteen smaller-sized handbills (14 4″x5″ prints and 1 4″x8″ print) for $35. Both sets are not signed, numbered or limited, but they’re stamped on the back and initialed to prove authenticity. And hey, they’re still some awesome pieces of screen-printed art from Stout nonetheless. Check out the designs after the jump, and head over to Stouts store to buy them now!
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Tyler Stout has done a new poster for Let the Right One In for a show organized by design group AllCity Media. The show was organized “to help AllCity celebrate 10 years of design for film,” and features a variety of artists doing new posters for films like Moon, Spirited Away, Old Joy and Let the Right One In. Check out Stout’s design in full, below. Read More »
The theatrical poster for Best Worst Movie is designed by /Film favorite Tyler Stout. We’ve been writing about artist Tyler Stout since we first found his “Remember the Alamo” poster at the Alamo Drafthouse. The Austin based artist frequently provides kick ass posters for the Alamo’s special events, most of which we have featured on /Film: Robocop , The Road Warrior , Spaced , Hellride , Big Trouble in Little China, The Lost Boys, The Warriors , The Thing, Blade Runner, Total Recall, The Big Lebowski, The Warriors and Lost.
I’m not sure if Stout’s new Best Worst Movie poster will be available for public purchase, but chances are Mondo Tess in Austin will have it if and when it does go on sale. Check out the full design, along with variant versions and screening dates/locations, after the jump.
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