post movie posters done in a busy/claustrophobic caricature style from the 70s and 80s

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http://www.americanartarchives.com/davis,j_mad_world1963.jpg

wk, Friday, 25 October 2013 17:09 (five years ago) link

sorry, I missed the '70s/'80s part

wk, Friday, 25 October 2013 17:10 (five years ago) link

The Long Goodbye one is in the tradition of this, I guess, or of Mad magazine: (x-post, speaking of!)

http://images.wikia.com/its-a-mad-mad-mad-mad/images/1/1f/It

Josefa, Friday, 25 October 2013 17:10 (five years ago) link

Double x-post, yikes!

Josefa, Friday, 25 October 2013 17:11 (five years ago) link

Are there any posters in the last 15 years that are a throwback to this style?

obie stompin' moby (Whiney G. Weingarten), Friday, 25 October 2013 17:15 (five years ago) link

machete kills has a poster like this.

sleepingsignal, Friday, 25 October 2013 17:17 (five years ago) link

(in this tradition, that is)

sleepingsignal, Friday, 25 October 2013 17:18 (five years ago) link

Are there any posters in the last 15 years that are a throwback to this style?

― obie stompin' moby (Whiney G. Weingarten), Friday, October 25, 2013 12:15 PM (1 minute ago)

detroit rock city?

ᶓ͠סּᴥ͠סּᶔ ᶓͼ᷆ₓͼ᷇ᶔ (gr8080), Friday, 25 October 2013 17:18 (five years ago) link

xp no caricatures though nm

sleepingsignal, Friday, 25 October 2013 17:21 (five years ago) link

detroit rock city?

― ᶓ͠סּᴥ͠סּᶔ ᶓͼ᷆ₓͼ᷇ᶔ (gr8080), Friday, October 25, 2013 1:18 PM (2 minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

!!! yes

obie stompin' moby (Whiney G. Weingarten), Friday, 25 October 2013 17:21 (five years ago) link

and Mallrats!

obie stompin' moby (Whiney G. Weingarten), Friday, 25 October 2013 17:21 (five years ago) link

FYI this movie owns:

http://i.imgur.com/DXdVv3Q.jpg

ᶓ͠סּᴥ͠סּᶔ ᶓͼ᷆ₓͼ᷇ᶔ (gr8080), Friday, 25 October 2013 17:23 (five years ago) link

woah japanese take on this style:

http://i.imgur.com/yW1UCNL.jpg

ᶓ͠סּᴥ͠סּᶔ ᶓͼ᷆ₓͼ᷇ᶔ (gr8080), Friday, 25 October 2013 17:27 (five years ago) link

http://i.imgur.com/XacS5Ol.jpg

乒乓, Friday, 25 October 2013 17:46 (five years ago) link

pretty much half of all 70's movie posters.

scott seward, Friday, 25 October 2013 17:55 (five years ago) link

http://i.imgur.com/3lIx48u.jpg

乒乓, Friday, 25 October 2013 17:59 (five years ago) link

I've never seen that Nashville poster upthread before! Altman's preferred poster artwork ended up on the soundtrack instead:

http://www.interviewmagazine.com/files/2009/08/04/img-nashville_105700420061.jpg

A Made Man In The Mellow Mafia (C. Grisso/McCain), Friday, 25 October 2013 18:10 (five years ago) link

Every Bond movie of that period to thread...
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/36/Live_and_Let_Die-_UK_cinema_poster.jpg

not a lunch that is hot (snoball), Friday, 25 October 2013 18:15 (five years ago) link

http://www.impawards.com/1978/posters/california_suite.jpg

Josefa, Friday, 25 October 2013 18:16 (five years ago) link

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/0c/The_Man_with_the_Golden_Gun_-_UK_cinema_poster.jpg
Wikipedia's alt text:
A man in a dinner jacket holding a pistol is in the centre of the picture. Various scenes and images surround him, including two women in bikinis, a midget with a pistol, a car stunt and explosions. At the bottom right, oversized and pointing towards the man in the dinner jacket, is a golden gun, with a hand holding a bullet, about to load the gun. The top of the picture has the words "ROGER MOORE as JAMES BOND 007". At the bottom are the words "THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN"

not a lunch that is hot (snoball), Friday, 25 October 2013 18:17 (five years ago) link

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lschmxxO8P1r13zreo1_400.jpg

brio, Friday, 25 October 2013 18:17 (five years ago) link

Charltonem Hestonem

brio, Friday, 25 October 2013 18:18 (five years ago) link

http://www.movieposter.com/posters/archive/main/11/MPW-5611

Josefa, Friday, 25 October 2013 18:18 (five years ago) link

trying to guess the plot of dirty tricks based on the poster. coming up blank.

andrew m., Friday, 15 February 2019 15:22 (five months ago) link

at some point i looked it up... i want to say kate jackson is an aspiring singing star and there's probably like one scene where they're in a bathtub together. the rest i have no idea.

|Restore| |Restart| |Quit| (Doctor Casino), Friday, 15 February 2019 15:51 (five months ago) link

Don't forget they were all painted by George Washington.

zama roma ding dong (Eric H.), Friday, 15 February 2019 15:53 (five months ago) link

George Washington / "Dirty Tricks" = gotta be Rich Little doing a Nixon impression in there somewhere.

pplains, Sunday, 17 February 2019 00:04 (five months ago) link

who's the one all the way in the back, center?

longtime caller, first time listener (man alive), Thursday, 21 February 2019 19:15 (five months ago) link

That's Buttigieg pulling up the rear.

zama roma ding dong (Eric H.), Thursday, 21 February 2019 19:18 (five months ago) link

"Knock, Knock..." also plausible as the title of a forgettable comedy from this period, nice work.

|Restore| |Restart| |Quit| (Doctor Casino), Thursday, 21 February 2019 19:27 (five months ago) link

Cory Booker in that drawing looks like Keegan Michael Key about to tell you about Liam Neesons

ebro the letter (Whiney G. Weingarten), Thursday, 21 February 2019 19:29 (five months ago) link

lots of blaxploitation film posters fit the bill

andrew m., Thursday, 21 February 2019 21:14 (five months ago) link

those have def been posted, in the thread's early days, but maybe not captioned. i watched "bingo long..." a few years back because of this thread!

|Restore| |Restart| |Quit| (Doctor Casino), Thursday, 21 February 2019 21:37 (five months ago) link

dangit, i made that mistake with dirty tricks too. will be a better thread checker. but yeah, some older ones not captioned.

andrew m., Thursday, 21 February 2019 21:55 (five months ago) link

https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-vM0XJING3p0/U0wIQwPDfcI/AAAAAAAAGnk/OrdDJY-ojFw/s1600/Between+the+Lines.jpg

Between the Lines (1977). Pretty sure this has been posted but Ctrl-F didn't turn it up. Saw this movie tonight in a gorgeous restoration and it's a thumbs up. Pretty aimless and the ending is kinda frustrating ---- it definitely reads as a male-written script directed by a woman who's trying to tug it back towards really understanding her female cast ---- but there's a ton of good stuff in there, especially if you get a kind of warm fuzzy feeling from seeing 70s domestic and workplace interiors dressed to be maximally sloppy and piled up with books and papers and shit. Also Goldblum is already peak Goldblum.

|Restore| |Restart| |Quit| (Doctor Casino), Wednesday, 6 March 2019 02:31 (four months ago) link

I remember pointing out the Southside Johnny appearance.

a large tuna called “Justice” (C. Grisso/McCain), Wednesday, 6 March 2019 04:59 (four months ago) link

Riding Tall (1974)

Final day for two rarely-screened '70s rodeo dramas: a beautiful Sony Archive 35mm print of Cliff Robertson's J.W. COOP (1971) plays tonight (Thursday) at 7:30pm paired with the not-on-dvd rarity RIDING TALL (1972) starring Andrew Prine at 9:50pm. pic.twitter.com/NsXCDkSwqv

— New Beverly Cinema (@newbeverly) March 14, 2019

... (Eazy), Thursday, 14 March 2019 19:36 (four months ago) link

(er, 1972 according to the tweet, 1974 based on posters online)

... (Eazy), Thursday, 14 March 2019 19:37 (four months ago) link

I went to that last night!

ebro the letter (Whiney G. Weingarten), Friday, 15 March 2019 15:10 (four months ago) link

How was it?

Also, kind of a photo variation of busy/claustrophobic:

On this date 25 years ago, “The Paper,” a Ron Howard comedy starring Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei, Randy Quaid and Robert Duvall opened in theaters. pic.twitter.com/JvYjargBkZ

— Charles Apple (@charlesapple) March 18, 2019

... (Eazy), Monday, 18 March 2019 15:27 (four months ago) link

https://image.tmdb.org/t/p/w600_and_h900_bestv2/8d9BDqQ2Hy1PcTs5K1Eel1kxYNc.jpg

Un permiso para ligar (1980)

Timothée Charalambides (cryptosicko), Wednesday, 27 March 2019 19:42 (three months ago) link

I say this every time that The Paper surfaces in an ILX thread but I love that movie

my future think tank (stevie), Wednesday, 27 March 2019 21:56 (three months ago) link

Pretty sure this is posted somewhere uncaptioned upthread, but:

https://www.movieposter.com/posters/archive/main/239/MPW-119574

https://cdn.cinematerial.com/p/500x/qk8q1ldt/here-come-the-tigers-movie-poster.jpg

Here Come the Tigers (1978)

|Restore| |Restart| |Quit| (Doctor Casino), Tuesday, 2 April 2019 01:23 (three months ago) link

From that rare subgenre of Bad News Bears knockoffs.

a large tuna called “Justice” (C. Grisso/McCain), Tuesday, 2 April 2019 02:23 (three months ago) link

http://i65.tinypic.com/xfzprr.jpg

Dragged Across Concrete (2019)

... (Eazy), Thursday, 11 April 2019 15:27 (three months ago) link

I dunno, this style of poster feels like the slicker 90s cousin to the busy/claustrophobic etc. I remember a lot of the Grisham movies having posters similar to this.

Timothée Charalambides (cryptosicko), Thursday, 11 April 2019 15:39 (three months ago) link

that one is neither busy nor does it contain caricature

blokes you can't rust (sic), Thursday, 11 April 2019 15:41 (three months ago) link

It is busy in the sense that a lot of actors faces are crammed into it. Like I said, the less fun 90s variant on what we're talking about here.

Timothée Charalambides (cryptosicko), Thursday, 11 April 2019 15:42 (three months ago) link

Another latter day parody of the style, this one is particularly dire:

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BODI3YmVkOTItNjMzZi00ZmY3LWJmNDMtNTFhZjQwY2U3ZGZmXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMTI0Mjk2OTQ@._V1_SY1000_SX675_AL_.jpg

Came Death 3 in 2D! (2018)

Timothée Charalambides (cryptosicko), Sunday, 21 April 2019 17:54 (three months ago) link

Came Camp Death 3 in 2D! (2018)

Timothée Charalambides (cryptosicko), Sunday, 21 April 2019 17:55 (three months ago) link

https://www.moviemem.com/images/pictures/store/victorian-shed-movie-posters/PINKANGELS1SHHRws.jpg

The Pink Angels (1971). Huge, high-quality version here. Probably posted before without caption, what a piece of work. The Davis-esque artist is C. Bruce Steffenhagen, also responsible for:

https://fffmovieposters.com/wp-content/uploads/15837.jpg

Up Your Alley (1972)....

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/71LQu4twaSL._SY500_.jpg

Close Shave (1979)... and also Alice Goodbody, aka Gosh (1974), already posted upthread.

|Restore| |Restart| |Quit| (Doctor Casino), Wednesday, 24 April 2019 22:08 (two months ago) link

I so want to pitch a coffee table book of the best of this thread one of these days...

Timothée Charalambides (cryptosicko), Wednesday, 24 April 2019 22:40 (two months ago) link

I thought surely Kentucky Fried Movie would have one of these, but its poster was surprisingly tasteful.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/0/0f/Kentucky_Fried_Movie_movie_poster.jpg/220px-Kentucky_Fried_Movie_movie_poster.jpg

Pontius Pilates (Ye Mad Puffin), Friday, 26 April 2019 23:02 (two months ago) link

https://image.tmdb.org/t/p/original/rsvzS1eM5IQBq8RVjdPH3MJR4C.jpg

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie (1979)

Timothée Charalambides (cryptosicko), Tuesday, 30 April 2019 20:03 (two months ago) link

one month passes...

https://i.ibb.co/rk9GVzX/E6-CD9045-DE33-431-C-BF30-EA16-E9-AA715-A.jpg

Once Upon A Time In...Hollywood, 2019

a large tuna called “Justice” (C. Grisso/McCain), Tuesday, 11 June 2019 14:10 (one month ago) link

kind of amazing tarantino has restrained himself from doing this for every single movie

Good morning, how are you, I'm (Doctor Casino), Tuesday, 11 June 2019 14:27 (one month ago) link

that’s some cast for Combat Academy

Screamin' Jay Gould (The Yellow Kid), Wednesday, 12 June 2019 09:41 (one month ago) link

i need to see this one. to believe it.

andrew m., Monday, 24 June 2019 14:58 (three weeks ago) link

bert convy was in all of these wasn't he

Like A Turrican (stevie), Monday, 24 June 2019 21:09 (three weeks ago) link

Lol

If I were a POLL I’d be Zinging (James Redd and the Blecchs), Tuesday, 25 June 2019 00:10 (three weeks ago) link

two weeks pass...

RIP Torn

http://i65.tinypic.com/117qzhj.jpg

... (Eazy), Sunday, 14 July 2019 23:22 (one week ago) link


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