Ripping Them Softly?

The new minimalist one-sheet for the Brad Pitt thriller, Killing Them Softly, looks like it may have taken a page from the classic German poster for The Maltese Falcon by Hans Hillman.

Hans Off!

Daniel Levy of NYC’s Illustraction Gallery has a nice little write-up this week on Hans Hillman, a prolific German movie poster designer who created over 130 movie posters, most famously The Maltese Falcon