Classic Car Talk!

The new Gatsby poster adds some polish to the car movie poster.
But if you’re really serious about your automotive-inspired one-sheets, you’ll get plenty of mileage out of Paul Veysey’s Motorin’ Movie Posters book.(IMP)

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Lotta Lincolns!

Honest Abe would be rolling over in his grave if he knew that this John Wilkes Booth-inspired poster for Birth of A Nation (left) recently sold for over $48,000…(HA)

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War of the Movie Posters

War is hell…even for movie posters.

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The Catcher in the Rye Returns

Anybody who went to English class in the past sixty years or so has probably read J.D. Salinger’s classic coming-of-age novel, The Catcher in the Rye (below, right).

And now there’s a documentary coming out soon about the notoriously reclusive (now deceased) author, which is aptly-titled, Salinger — and I’m liking the paperback cover-inspired poster. (THR)


Look For the Silver Linings…

If you need a visual to differentiate today’s movie posters with one-sheets from the 1940s, then look no further than last year’s Oscar darling, Silver Linings Playbook, compared with the Boris Grinsson-designed French poster for Look For the Silver Lining (1949)…

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White House Downers?

Another disturbing trend: American disaster movies. (IMP)

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The Meansheets Poster Shop is Open!

It’s spring cleaning time — so if you’ve got the wall space, Meansheets has got the movie posters! (etsy)

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Hudson Hawn!

Like mother, like daughter — or, if Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson were a tag team wrestling duo, you could call ’em Hudson Hawk Hawn (not to be confused with Raquel Welch-port or Barbie Aniston)! Although neither family members have set the box office on fire recently, their history of romantic comedy movie posters are solid Gold-ie!(IMP)