Check This Out: Great 'Jackboots on Whitehall' UK Quad Poster
So, I know not many people really liked the official trailer for Jackboots on Whitehall, the wacky puppet alternate-history WWII movie, but I think this poster is pretty damn cool and I wanted to feature it anyway (why the heck not?). Empire has debuted the official UK quad poster for the McHenry Brothers' Jackboots on Whitehall which features a cigar-chompin' Churchill (voiced by Timothy Spall) with a rifle. It has a kind of old school propaganda feeling (take that you Nazi scum!), mixed with funky puppets, and I really like the design. Although I'm still hesitant about the film itself, it's a very good poster, so check it out full-size below.
Jackboots on Whitehall was both co-written and co-directed by British brothers and first-time filmmakers Edward McHenry and Rory McHenry. The film was produced in the UK by E-Motion Pictures and Media 8, but is an independent production so it doesn't actually have a US distributor yet. It hasn't played at any film festivals yet either, so we have no clue when it'll be hitting theaters. A sales sheet from AFM mentioned that "Jackboots on Whitehall boasts pioneering techniques in animation," but beyond using puppets, we're not sure what that means. Stay tuned for any updates on Jackboots on Whitehall, only if you want. Thoughts?