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)
Here’s to Matthew Weiner and the boys at Mad Men — a show that details the history of advertising — for tracking down Brian Sanders, a British illustrator during the 1960s golden era of magazine ads, to draw up the new poster for this season. (NYT)
Fresh off his Oscars gig, if you haven’t yet seen Ted, the Seth MacFarlane summer hit comedy with a dirty-talking teddy bear — there’s a funny subplot involving the Mark Wahlberg character’s infatuation with the 1980 superhero film, Flash Gordon.
So what better moment to go back in time to match up that 80s classic with this old 60s French poster? (FilmsPosters)