New Poster for Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight' with One Month Left

The Hateful Eight

"No one comes up here without a damn good reason." It's time to count down the days until Tarantino's latest! There's only one month left until The Hateful Eight hits theaters on Christmas Day, December 25th, next month. The Weinstein Company has released a new poster for Quentin Tarantino's new snowy 70mm western, and it only shows the backs of all the characters. Their faces are lined up in boxes at the bottom and thank goodness the names above actually line up with the images below. I'm anxiously awaiting the chance to see this, and I hope it lives up to the hype. All of the footage we've seen in trailers and the buzz going around so far seems promising. See the latest trailer here and check out the new poster in full below.

 Posted November 20 in Hype, Posters | Comments

First Photo + Poster for Jeff Nichols' Delayed Sci-Fi 'Midnight Special'

Midnight Special

He's not like us. What does it all mean? Earlier this week Entertainment Weekly debuted the first official photo from the film Midnight Special, the family-friend science fiction movie from writer/director Jeff Nichols (of Take Shelter, Mud and Shotgun Stories). This is the film that was pushed back after Warner Bros wanted to tweak it a bit, and now it's getting ready for release March next year. The first photo shows the boy's mother & father, played by Michael Shannon & Kirsten Dunst, with Alton, played by Jaeden Lieberher, as well as Joel Edgerton. The poster gives us a better hint at what's to come, but still vague.

 Posted November 14 in Hype, Posters, SciFi | Comments

Creepy New Crow Poster Unveiled This Friday the 13th for 'The Witch'

The Witch Poster

Evil takes many forms. A goat, a crow, what's next? A24 has unveiled a creepy new teaser poster for Robert Eggers' The Witch, a Colonial-period horror that premiered at Sundance about a family haunted by an evil witch. We featured the first trailer for this film a few months ago, and then Jeremy followed up with glowing review after seeing it at Fantastic Fest. In addition to this new poster debuted on Friday the 13th, an official website has launched for those curious about this evil horror feature. You can learn more about the family tormented by a goat and crow and other evil things. The film arrives in theaters theaters February next year.

 Posted November 13 in Horror, Posters | Comments

'Star Wars' Mania - New Posters to Peruse for 'The Force Awakens'

Star Wars

"The Force, it's calling to you. Just let it in." The countdown is on, with weeks left until Star Wars: The Force Awakens arrives in theaters everywhere. Star Wars Mania is kicking in full force, and one of the perks is that we get to see a lot of great artwork for the new movie (and the old ones, too). Like these three new posters below that we're featuring - two made by fans, one an actual official IMAX poster. It's going to be hard not to reveal too much or spoil anything from the movie of the next few weeks - but rest assured these posters don't spoil a thing. I've got tickets for Thursday night lined up, now we must just wait it out.

 Posted November 12 in Hype, Posters, Star Wars | Comments

First Character Poster Set for Alex Proyas' Epic 'Gods of Egypt' Movie

Gods of Egypt

Meet the Gods of Egypt! Summit Entertainment has unveiled a set of character posters for Alex Proyas' next movie, title Gods of Egypt, an adventure epic about a common thief who joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt. The posters feature: Gerard Butler as Set, God of the Desert; Brenton Thwaites as Bek, Thief of Legend; Chadwick Boseman as Thoth, God of Wisdom; Elodie Yung as Hathor, Goddess of Love; and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Horus, God of the Sky. There's a few others missing from the cast list, but I'm sure more will be revealed eventually. These are such gloriously epic, colorful, eye-catching posters that we can probably expect the same spectacle whenever the footage is unveiled in the first trailer.

 Posted November 12 in Hype, Posters | Comments

First Teaser Poster for Pixar's Sequel 'Finding Dory' Out Next Summer

Dory in Finding Nemo

"Just keep swimming! Just keep swimming!" Where'd she go! Disney has unveiled the first official teaser poster for Pixar's Finding Dory, the sequel to Finding Nemo, starring once again Dory the blue tang and her clownfish pals Marlin and Nemo. The voice cast includes Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Idris Elba, Dominic West, Diane Keaton, Ty Burrell and others. The teaser poster is very simple featuring nothing but Dory escaping out of frame, and the new tagline for the movie. The tagline is very simple as well, and almost too on the nose for my liking, but this is just a tease so there will be plenty more to see. For now, take a look.

 Posted November 9 in Hype, Pixar, Posters | Comments

First Set of Character Posters Arrive for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Star Wars Character Posters

This scoundrel returns December 18th. And so does Leia. Plus we get to meet a young, new soon-to-be Jedi, another dark side guy, and a few more others the new Star Wars hits theaters in December. A set of five new character posters have debuted online for Lucasfilm's Star Wars: The Force Awakens, directed by J.J. Abrams. The main five posters are for the main five characters - Han and Leia, played by Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher, of course. Plus the new ones: John Boyega as Finn, Daisy Ridley as Rey, and Adam Driver (under mask) as Kylo Ren. I really love these designs - only one eye showing, the other half of their face covered up by their weapon of choice - they send a very powerful message. Only six more weeks to go.

 Posted November 4 in Hype, Posters, Star Wars | Comments

New Poster for Duncan Jones' 'Warcraft' Before First Trailer on Friday


Get ready - the Horde is coming! Director Duncan Jones has confirmed that the first official trailer for the Warcraft movie will be online this Friday (November 6th). Duncan posted an extra photo to Twitter today, and Universal released a brand new poster showing the two faces of orcs and humans, with red and blue drips, split by a big ass sword. It's a cool tease and a cool poster. Robert Kazinsky stars as Ogrim the Orc, Travis Fimmel stars as Anduin Lothar, and the full cast includes Ben Foster, Paula Patton, Toby Kebbell, Dominic Cooper and Clancy Brown. Hopefully the trailer lives up to the hype, stay tuned for that. See below.

 Posted November 2 in Hype, Posters | Comments

Check Out These Unique Day of the Dead-Themed 'Star Wars' Posters

Star Wars Day of the Dead

In Mexico this weekend they're celebrating the Day of the Dead, an event known for its masks and stylized artwork not to mention skeletons galore. With a new Star Wars movie coming up, Fandango asked a few of their favorite artists to create their own Day of the Dead-themed Star Wars posters and these are the result. All this art is inspired by the entire Star Wars universe and its cool to see such unique and intricate designs. Even though they're not really connected with The Force Awakens, I had to share them anyway to keep us all in the Star Wars mood. We're just 7 weeks away until the new movie opens. Check them below.

 Posted November 1 in Artwork, Posters, Star Wars | Comments

Watch: Video Comparing Movie Posters to Scenes They're Inspired By

Movie Poster Scenes

Movie posters always end up becoming the iconic image for the movie, used to promote it and seen on the walls and at ticket stands in movie theaters everywhere. Some of the time a poster will be custom made, or photographed just for marketing, but other times it can be made using a scene from a movie - an actual still or a scene that inspires a design. This short video by Candice Drouet takes a look at a big batch of movie posters and the scenes they're inspired by. The framing is a bit funky, because sometimes I just want to see the scene more than the poster, but it's still a good juxtaposition to see the exact moment in the film. Enjoy!

 Posted October 28 in Feat, Posters, To Watch | Comments

Stunning Official Poster for Iñárritu's 'The Revenant' Finally Unveiled

The Revenant Poster

Holy crap this poster! My goodness. 20th Century Fox has unveiled the poster art for Alejandro González Iñárritu's The Revenant, one of our most anticipated films left to see this fall. So far the marketing for this has been perfect - the two incredible trailers we've seen have been breathtaking, all the imagery they've released looks amazing. Now we have a gorgeous poster to top it off. I'm glad that Fox's marketing team is as enthusiastic as I am about this film, because this is all making me even more excited. It's also refreshingly bold that neither Leonardo DiCaprio or Tom Hardy or any of the cast are on the poster, but that doesn't make it any less stunning. Very impressive for a studio movie, we rarely get posters this good. Take a look.

 Posted October 23 in Hype, Posters | Comments

Here's the First of AMC's Posters for 'Star Wars - The Force Awakens'

Rey - Star Wars - The Force Awakens

Get ready for Star Wars Mania. To follow-up the new trailer and ticket sales, AMC has revealed the first poster in a series that will be debuting each week after the movie's opening. IMAX announced (via their blog) and AMC tweeted about a promo they're hosting on Sundays, where those seeing Star Wars - The Force Awakens in IMAX will receive a new poster each week designed by artist Dan Mumford. Here's the text: "Each Sunday, from December 20 to January 10, guests who purchase a ticket to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens in IMAX 3D will receive an AMC-exclusive Star Wars print from artist Dan Mumford. A new poster will be revealed each week." The first stunning poster featuring Rey and BB-8 can be seen below.

 Posted October 20 in Artwork, Posters, Star Wars | Comments

It's Here - Official Poster for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Revealed

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

There has been an awakening… Disney/Lucasfilm have revealed the first official poster for J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a continuation of the sci-fi saga that George Lucas started in 1977. This poster is very reminiscent of all the other official artwork for the two original trilogies, and isn't designed by Drew Struzan, however I hope we'll see more Struzan work soon. In the meantime, this is spectacular poster that captures both the dark side and the light side. John Boyega stars as Finn, along with Daisy Ridley as Rey, and Adam Driver as Kylo Ren - these three are featured prominently. Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher also show up, along with Chewie, Poe Dameron & Captain Phasma. Watch the new trailer right here.

 Posted October 18 in Hype, Posters, Star Wars | Comments

Badass New Bond Poster from IMAX for 'Spectre' Starring Daniel Craig


"You are a kite dancing in a hurricane, Mr Bond." Holy crap, this is badass! IMAX has debuted their new poster for James Bond's Spectre, starring Daniel Craig as Agent 007, directed by Sam Mendes. It's a bleak and bold skull mask painted in front of James Bond's face, connecting to the imagery we've seen in the trailers and on the other posters so far. I love how it's just right up there front and center, and the subtle blue tint in the eyes is just perfect. I don't care if Daniel Craig doesn't like playing Bond, this is still very cool, and it's just an ideal tease and tiny hint at the Spectre storyline. I can't wait to see this! Bring on Bond.

 Posted October 15 in Hype, James Bond, Posters | Comments




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