One of our readers sent us this link to Bloggokin - a site that
answers that answers that age-old question: “Have you ever wondered what movie
posters would look like if they were composed of nothing but clip art and Comic
asked us to spread the word that they are putting together an event on January 31 at
Siren Studiospresenting several hundred portfolios and reels, and inviting 1000+ creative
types from the studios, networks and design agencies.
blah. Seriously. All we want to know is: will there be free food?
Henceforth, whenever some poncy upstart whines to us about how our little monkey blog is undermining the high standards of the entertainment
marketing profession we will post this Key Art Award winning poster of a stuffed bear whacking off.
What’s curvaceous and a bit naughty, with a greenish palor?
This exclusive poster, below, for the upcoming mega celebrity-filled ensemble
comedy Movie 43!
Click on image to enlarge.
Touted as “The biggest cast every assembled, for the most
outrageous comedy ever made,” the poster boasts a bada-boom outline of a
greenish woman’s body with the movie’s title as the, er, crotch clincher.
Helmed by several directors, including Peter Farrelly (There’s Something About
Mary, Dumb and Dumber), the film
stars a serious litany of A-list names, including — take a long breath - Halle
Berry, Naomi Watts, Kate Winslet, Elizabeth Banks, Kate Bosworth, Gerard
Butler, Kieran Culkin, Josh Duhamel, Anna Faris, Chris Pratt, Richard Gere,
Terrence Howard, Hugh Jackman, Johnny Knoxville, Chloe Moretz, Justin Long,
Leslie Bibb, Liev Schreiber, Seann William Scott, Emma Stone, Jason Sudeikis,
and Uma Thurman.
“Never before have such huge actors pushed the envelope so
much,” Farrelly told EW last month, giving us the lowdown on scenes ranging
from Winslet on a crazy blind date with Jackman to a potty-mouthed Watts and
her real-life love Schreiber playing parents home-schooling their son by
totally demeaning him. The movie’s set for release in theaters Jan. 25, 2013.
Apparently the death of the famous “Painter of Light” (after a valium and alcohol
overdose) has pitted Kinkade’s wife, family and close friends against
Pinto-Walsh in a fight over his legacy and public image.
A restraining order alleges that Pinto-Walsh was privy to
information about how Kinkade created his paintings, including "the use of
computer technology" in painting.
"If these trade secrets were disclosed, the Kinkade
businesses would suffer irreparable harm," said the attorney for Kinkade’s
No mention was made of Kinkade’s penchant for
marking his territory by urination, which hopefully will remain enshrined in
his golden oeuvre.
Click on the large color graph on his site, if you then click on any of the years, it will take you to a pie chart showing the breakdown of movie titles/colors. The pie chart has a slider at the top that you can then drag to go from 1914 to 2012.
How he did it:
"I downloaded ~ 35k thumbnailed-size images...from a site that has a lot of movie posters online. I then grouped the movie posters by the year in which the movie they promoted was released. For each year, I counted the total number of pixels for each colour in the year. After normalizing and converting to HSL coordinates, I generated the visualizations."