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 (seven years ago) link

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

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

Double x-post, yikes!

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

machete kills has a poster like this.

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

(in this tradition, that is)

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

xp no caricatures though nm

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

and Mallrats!

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

FYI this movie owns:

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

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

woah japanese take on this style:

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

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

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

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

pretty much half of all 70's movie posters.

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

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

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

http://adammcdaniel.com/RichardAmsel2.htm

http://i.imgur.com/Zo51FL9.jpg

乒乓, Friday, 25 October 2013 18:01 (seven 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 (seven 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 (seven years ago) link

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

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

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

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

Charltonem Hestonem

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

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

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

Helluva soundtrack, whatever the hell that is.


Pretty sure Oingo Boingo were on the soundtrack of every movie made from about 81-89.

Boring, Maryland, Tuesday, 6 October 2020 12:50 (one month ago) link

I hope Thomas Dolby and the Beach Boys were on the same song.

pplains, Tuesday, 6 October 2020 12:52 (one month ago) link

do we need a thread for awesome movie taglines (that are real)

erratic wolf angular guitarist (sic), Wednesday, 7 October 2020 05:42 (one month ago) link

Yes. Yes we do.

comorbidities in the BK lounge (stevie), Wednesday, 7 October 2020 08:10 (one month ago) link

Also pretty good taglines actually...

Ned Trifle X, Wednesday, 7 October 2020 22:03 (one month ago) link

By his usual standards, Finders Keepers looks like Davis drew it while running for a train.

Covidiots from UHF (sic), Friday, 9 October 2020 19:50 (one month ago) link

now i'm wondering if it's been posted before. i swear i control-F'ed first, but those roller derby women look familiar.

Doctor Casino, Friday, 9 October 2020 21:30 (one month ago) link

zillions of posters unsearchable itt because they're not captioned, and loads of those have linkrotted anyway

Covidiots from UHF (sic), Friday, 9 October 2020 21:54 (one month ago) link

I keep thinking that last post is the title of a Tortoise record.

She Thinks I Will Dare (James Redd and the Blecchs), Tuesday, 13 October 2020 15:20 (one month ago) link

zillions of posters unsearchable because they're not captioned (linkrotted remix by bundy k brown)

Covidiots from UHF (sic), Tuesday, 13 October 2020 16:40 (one month ago) link

lol

Garu’s Got a Rona (James Redd and the Blecchs), Tuesday, 13 October 2020 16:41 (one month ago) link

they should have done one of these for Knives Out

Blues Guitar Solo Heatmap (Free Download) (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Tuesday, 13 October 2020 20:53 (one month ago) link

oh for sure. maybe in the "california suite" style that really brings out the facial mugging.

Doctor Casino, Tuesday, 13 October 2020 22:06 (one month ago) link

https://i.ibb.co/HpQYt9c/s-l1600.jpg

The Under Achievers (1987)

visiting, Saturday, 17 October 2020 02:50 (one month ago) link

https://i.imgur.com/GRIV78H.jpg

Whenever I show someone the movie They All Laughed, I always paraphrase one of Morbs' posts about it: "Watched the first 20 minutes of They All Laughed. I didn't."

― flappy bird, Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:23 PM (three minutes ago)

They All Laughed (1981). RIP Dr Morbius

Un-fooled and placid (sic), Thursday, 22 October 2020 01:31 (one month ago) link

Ha! (I really enjoyed this movie)

Walter Draggedman (stevie), Thursday, 22 October 2020 07:17 (one month ago) link

https://i.imgur.com/7h2Ie1O.jpg

The Rise And Rise Of Michael Rimmer (1969, released a year after completion)

Un-fooled and placid (sic), Friday, 23 October 2020 04:01 (one month ago) link

i love that one!!!!

Blues Guitar Solo Heatmap (Free Download) (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Friday, 23 October 2020 15:21 (one month ago) link

Ronnie Corbett has something of a headstart on the others for recognisability in chibi form

Un-fooled and placid (sic), Friday, 23 October 2020 18:43 (one month ago) link

it's that man again

https://fffmovieposters.com/wp-content/uploads/50488.jpg

Inspector Clouseau (1968)

Un-fooled and placid (sic), Wednesday, 28 October 2020 08:06 (four weeks ago) link

woah - i knew they went so far as to stitch together a Clouseau film from old Sellers footage after he died, but somehow never knew they'd attempted to crank one out without him while he was busy filming something else. explains why the next one had the otherwise nonsensical title The Return of the Pink Panther, with the PP label sticking to the remaining films.

Doctor Casino, Thursday, 29 October 2020 13:41 (four weeks ago) link

they'd attempted to crank one out without him while he was busy filming something else

Not only without Sellers, but without the creator/writer/director of the others, and the guy that did the music for the others

All three were otherwise engaged making some racist-ass nonsense elsewhere

https://i.imgur.com/eTbM7uP.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/qJ1pZGu.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/4zQEZ2j.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/UGlJZYj.jpg


https://i.imgur.com/vM9dMBI.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/J7TB2AI.jpg

Racist-Ass Nonsense (1968)

Un-fooled and placid (sic), Thursday, 29 October 2020 21:15 (four weeks ago) link

guessing that Davis was also busy at first, hence the one with the redder elephant, and then became available later in the promo cycle. The red elephant one is a better representation of the film though (and probably exists in a 'widescreen' version, given the door framing)

Un-fooled and placid (sic), Thursday, 29 October 2020 21:24 (four weeks ago) link

btw C.H.O.M.P.S was totally something I was aware of in pop culture for a moment - maybe from video box covers or ads for TV screenings - and had completely forgotten about. seeing that it was a Zarkoff/Barbera collab is a pretty spectacular way to be reminded of its existence!

Un-fooled and placid (sic), Thursday, 29 October 2020 23:19 (four weeks ago) link

lolol

Barbera recalled that Arkoff's son Louis suggested that rather than a Doberman, the dog would have to be a non-threatening dog in the Benji mold. Barbera attributes this change in focus in the story to the film's lackluster performance at the box office. In his autobiography, Barbera wrote that the film "did okay... but it never made the splash it should have." Because of this, the future film deals between Hanna-Barbera and AIP were canceled.

Also from wikipedia, it was originally released as a PG film in American summer, then edited for dog profanity and reissued as a G at Christmas.

Un-fooled and placid (sic), Thursday, 29 October 2020 23:21 (four weeks ago) link

RIP Sue Lyon

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcQjvLSKEcpd4W_oBnYjhGM9orlGySsu3ui5XKGplqX8ipvwkYA9

Towing, 1978

― a bevy of supermodels, musicians and Lena Dunham (C. Grisso/McCain), Sunday, December 29, 2019 2:11 AM bookmarkflaglink

watched this last week, as there's an iffy transfer on Amazon Prime right now. it's all right actually! you do feel the different touch of a female director, doing a local Chicago based-on-a-true-story caper. the sound mix is sort of staggeringly awful in places and i really wasn't following the plot a lot of the time but there's kind of a nice hangout vibe to it imho. a passable way to spend 85 minutes. Ebert gave it a low star rating but a decent review.

Doctor Casino, Friday, 30 October 2020 15:15 (three weeks ago) link

Ronnie Corbett has something of a headstart on the others for recognisability in chibi form

steam-engine time: we managed to have two chibi Corbetts in one month itt

edited for dog profanity (sic), Friday, 30 October 2020 17:25 (three weeks ago) link

two weeks pass...

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BNzY4OTRhNWYtYzZiZS00NDdiLTg3YzYtNGVlZjgyMGJlYzdjXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyODA0MDg5NTg@._V1_FMjpg_UX1000_.jpg

La poliziotta a New York / A Policewoman in New York (1981)

visiting, Sunday, 15 November 2020 01:24 (one week ago) link

Nice, and also obviously trying to riff / cash in on

https://i.imgur.com/dCaa3OC.jpg

(since we're doing non-country-of-origin versions...)

@oneposter (⛰️) (sic), Sunday, 15 November 2020 02:43 (one week ago) link

HERRMANN SMASH!

"what are you DOING to fleetwood mac??" (C. Grisso/McCain), Sunday, 22 November 2020 04:15 (four days ago) link

Wow, the Dove Foundation certainly loved that movie

Change Display Name: (stevie), Tuesday, 24 November 2020 19:08 (two days ago) link

synopsis from imdb

A poor farmer is always inventing things. A lot of them don't work, but the toys he makes brings joy to the children at the local orphanage. It is a very good movie.

visiting, Tuesday, 24 November 2020 19:21 (two days ago) link

man that looks bad. Glad they still found a way to work in a dodge charger police chase even though it's about an inventor bringing toys that don't work to an orphanage

longtime caller, first time listener (man alive), Tuesday, 24 November 2020 19:23 (two days ago) link

trivia

The movie's closing credits dedication read: "This picture is dedicated to the forgotten children in our world".

visiting, Tuesday, 24 November 2020 19:26 (two days ago) link

#saveourforgottenchildren

longtime caller, first time listener (man alive), Tuesday, 24 November 2020 19:26 (two days ago) link

why is that nun driving a tractor full of screaming women away from a burning building

the serious avant-garde universalist right now (forksclovetofu), Tuesday, 24 November 2020 22:07 (two days ago) link

you want her to drive towards it??

Change Display Name: (stevie), Wednesday, 25 November 2020 08:44 (yesterday) link


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