The Promised Landi

Like his contemporaries, René Ferraci and Jouineau Bourduge, Michel Landi came into prominence in the French movie poster world in the mid-1960s, just as photography and offset printing was supplanting traditional illustration.

Undoubtedly most known for his iconic poster of the 1968 Steve McQueen classic, Bullitt, Landi also pumped out a fleet of other popular designs for many of the era’s most memorable films.

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Remake Monday: Alfie

What’s it all about, Alfie? It’s hard to believe that at one point in time Michael Caine was a heartthrob on par to this generation’s Jude Law. Not that he’s not an incredibly charming, attractive, accomplished guy — but I guess I just can’t get those images of him from Blame It On Rio or Hannah And Her Sisters out of my head.