Jimmy Fallon and Amy Poehler recently discussed their past movies together via one-sheet spoofs.
Since there’s only a few more weeks left until Labor Day, you might want to grab Jess Walter’s well-reviewed novel, Beautiful Ruins, for your summer beach read. It has special appeal to vintage movie fans, as the storyline involves a beautiful, mysterious actress visiting the southern Italian coast, fresh off the set of 1962’s epic filming of Cleopatra, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
Last week’s Hollywood Reporter profile of Mad Men star, Christina Hendricks, entitled “The Arc of Joan” — got me thinking about all of those other powerful Joan film adaptations that caused a firestorm.
Ever since Spike Lee blasted out of NYU film school with She’s Gotta Have It, he’s always had a clever head for marketing — starting with his Mars Blackmon-flavored Nike ads that helped launch Michael Jordan to mainstream popularity as well as being one of the first filmmakers to open his own movie memorabilia shop back in the day, the now-defunct Spike’s Joint.
So while Mr. Lee’s had his share of hits and misses over the years, you cannot deny his big play potential! (ImpAwards)
Can you imagine if today’s over-Photoshopped movie posters tried this minimal 70’s approach? Ah, the beauty of simplicity! (ImpAwards)
Heard of facial recognition software? French graphic designer, Sébastien Ocana, has an insightful blog called Endupliquant that detects various Photoshop manipulations on movie posters…