17 of the Coolest Minimalist Movie Posters Saul Bass Ever Designed

Remaking movie posters into ultra-minimal cinematic tributes has been one of the internet’s favourite past-times of late, but the staid results—while occasionally clever—lack heart. Passion. Excitement. Like that of mid-century graphic design legend Saul Bass, who was the king of the film poster and title sequence. He managed to inject basic forms with a distinct energy and urgency and his work—often thick swathes of black backed in primary colors—feels alive, somehow capturing the same thrill as seeing the films up on the big screen. Read More >>

This Portrait of Old Star Wars Characters Should Be the Movie Poster for Star Wars Episode VII

Since it's pretty much an open secret that the old cast members of the original Star Wars trilogy are coming back for the next movie, this portrait of them at their current age should absolutely be the next movie poster for Episode VII. Hand painted by artist Adam Schickling, the portrait captures our favourite heroes with all their beautiful wrinkles. Read More >>

Movie Posters Love to Show a Man Standing Alone Looking At Something

If you feel like most movies that come out are cookie cutter versions of movies that already came out, you're not alone. Sometimes Hollywood doesn't even try to change anything. Just take a look at the latest movie poster design cliche: the lone-standing hero looking at destruction/buildings/destroyed buildings with his back turned to us. Read More >>

Movie Posters Love Showing Off an Actress From Behind

Have you noticed that movie studios love to objectify an attractive actress by showing off her assets from behind on movie posters? Emily Asher-Perrin of Tor certainly spotted the trend and put together a convincing case about how awfully cliched it is. Read More >>


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