Tutti Frutti Cerutti

The 1930s and 1940s French posters of Henri Cerutti go down smooth as a sweet, fruity glacé. Hailing from the golden age of the gargantuous 4-panel poster (240×160 cm, or 94x 63 inches for you Americanos), Cerutti’s mural-sized designs were not only big, but beautifully elegant as well. (Intemporel)

Badass Belinsky!

Are you ready to get your eyes blown out from an explosion of colors and movie poster passion? Well, you’ve come to the right place because today we are celebrating the work of 1950’s French artist, Constantin Belinsky, who dazzled the pupils of many International movie patrons for years!

Although he wasn’t assigned the best titles — mostly B-movies and genre films — it’s visually apparent that he did the best with what he got! (MoviePosterDB)

Making Waves

Claude Chabrol, one of the early pioneers of French New Wave cinema, died yesterday at the age of 80.

Though not as well-known as some of his very well-known contemporaries, Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut, Chabrol thrilled audiences for years with his cerebral-styled thrillers and kept working right up until the end as his last film, Inspector Bellamy, starring Gérard Depardieu is coming out in October.