Cannes Kind of Love…

The new poster for The 2013 Cannes Film Festival is a tribute of sorts to the 1960s Paul Newman-Joanne Woodward starrer, A New Kind of Love — although I’ve always had a deep crush on the French version by Roger Soubie (top right). (DHD)

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When Monsters Met Maidens…

From December 14-18, 2012, The Swann Auction Galleries presents Monsters and Maidens: A Film Poster Collection, featuring some of the darnedest damsels in distress designs that any movie poster lover has seen, including works by (clockwise from top left): Roger Soubie, Boris Grinsson, Alfredo Capitani, and Anselmo Ballester. (MOPO)

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Gone With Le Vent…

Just in case you haven’t set eyes on the delicious movie poster collection of Eatbrie, then check out his latest French take on an American classic — the Thomas Hart Benton-like two-panel for Gone With the Wind by artist, Roger Soubie.

Fiscal Clift?

Who would’ve thunk that all these expensive Montgomery Clift posters were causing the world’s debt crisis? Guess I wouldn’t expect anything less than top dollar from such iconic Internationally-known artists as Roger Soubie (top left, middle, lower middle), Mac Gomez (top right), and Boris Grinsson (bottom right).

Meet The Sauvages…

Here’s some savagely beautiful sauvage (means “wild” in French) things from Boris Grinsson (top), Constantin Belinsky (The Wild One and bottom, middle), Roger Soubie (Hud, middle right), and Clement Hurel (bottom right)!

A Dash-ell of Hammett, please?

Look out, film fanatics, because Noir City’s annual San Francisco Film Noir Festival begins this weekend and runs through January 29, capping off with a Dashell Hammett marathon, including screenings of the 1931 and 1941 versions of The Maltese Falcon

And don’t miss out on these French poster beauties (drawn by Roger Soubie) of that other Hammett classic, The Glass Key.