A reader sent us this link to one of our favorite genres: hand-made
movie posters from Ghana. If you’re like us, you would love to have that Desperado
poster, maybe even the Anaconda art hanging in your spacious upscale Westside
A recent New York Times article tells us the show's creator, Matthew Weiner,
inspired by a childhood memory of lush, painterly illustrations on T.W.A.
flight menus, wanted to recreate that look for this season’s print campaign.
could be we are thinking of a different era, but the Mad Men finished art looks
more like a rough indication than any of the “lush, painterly illustrations” we
remember from back in the day.
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On the other hand, a reader has just brought this to our attention:
Dear Edwina... I thought it was a Bob Peak ripoff:
"I have no idea what this one is about, but I think
something happened like an earthquake or something, because those people are
running and look scared. And the big picture of the guy, he looks scared too,
scared of the earthquake. Argo is the name of the guy in the picture. Or it has
something to do with a ship, like there is an earthquake and they all have to
go on a ship named Argo. It looks like a bad movie and I can't see it because
LA Observed has this to say in regards to our industry's light hand when it comes to re-re-re-re-re-touching:
The Trader Joe's on Olympic Boulevard in West Los Angeles was awash Tuesday in ads promoting "The Guilt Trip," ... At least five billboards were aimed at shoppers, plus a digital sign just down the street. And not a wrinkle in sight. It's nice that Hollywood has learned not to worry that 70-year-old actors come with a few miles on their faces.
The image of
beaten and bloody Ryan Gosling is making the rounds on the web as the official movie
poster for Nicolas Winding Refn's violent crime drama "Only God
Forgives." However, that is not the case according to a rep for the Danish
director: "Someone stole a still photo and made a fake poster."
Guess we won’t
see the actual poster until someone steals a concept.