If you need a visual to differentiate today’s movie posters with one-sheets from the 1940s, then look no further than last year’s Oscar darling, Silver Linings Playbook, compared with the Boris Grinsson-designed French poster for Look For the Silver Lining (1949)…
It has not been a good week for high-profile women as we’ve already lost Margaret Thatcher and Annette Funicello — and it’s only Tuesday.
And now comes word that Sara Montiel, the Spanish actress of Vera Cruz and other English language films, has died at the age of 85. In terms of crossing over to the Hollywood mainstream, Ms. Montiel was before her time — however, as you can see below, her attractive portfolio of movie posters are timeless! (Tango art by Harfort (top left), Carmen by O’Kley (top middle) and Mac Gomez (top right), and La Belle De Mexico by Constantin Belinsky.) (DHD)
If you’re excited about the new Carrie reboot hitting theatres in March 2013, then you’re going to have to wait a little longer — as the film’s release has been pushed back to October 18, 2013 — just in time to capitalize on the pre-Halloween crowd. (IMP)
Like most movie stars, even great poster artists sometimes did the work for a paycheck. Case in point: this scary-looking Mexican horror flick by Italian legend, Ezio Tarantelli, called Korang: Night of the Bloody Apes — as he appears alongside his weird French cousin.