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

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

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

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

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) Permalink

Double x-post, yikes!

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

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) Permalink

machete kills has a poster like this.

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

(in this tradition, that is)

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

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) Permalink

xp no caricatures though nm

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

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) Permalink

and Mallrats!

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

FYI this movie owns:

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

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

woah japanese take on this style:

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

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

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

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

pretty much half of all 70's movie posters.

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

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

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

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) Permalink

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) Permalink

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

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

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) Permalink

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

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

Charltonem Hestonem

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

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

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

formal request to revive the word "chasingest" as an english language word

the scientology of mountains (rushomancy), Friday, 15 February 2019 01:40 (three months ago) Permalink

great work, crypto.

|Restore| |Restart| |Quit| (Doctor Casino), Friday, 15 February 2019 14:49 (three months ago) Permalink

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BOGM3NzJjYWUtZWZlZi00YmYxLTgzN2EtOWZmYTY2Y2RlNmNjXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNzMwOTY2NTI@._V1_.jpg
Whiffs (1975), a slight variation on the style

andrew m., Friday, 15 February 2019 15:11 (three months ago) Permalink

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

andrew m., Friday, 15 February 2019 15:22 (three months ago) Permalink

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 (three months ago) Permalink

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

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

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

pplains, Sunday, 17 February 2019 00:04 (three months ago) Permalink

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

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

That's Buttigieg pulling up the rear.

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

"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 (three months ago) Permalink

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 (three months ago) Permalink

lots of blaxploitation film posters fit the bill

andrew m., Thursday, 21 February 2019 21:14 (three months ago) Permalink

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 (three months ago) Permalink

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 (three months ago) Permalink

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 (two months ago) Permalink

I remember pointing out the Southside Johnny appearance.

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

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 (two months ago) Permalink

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

... (Eazy), Thursday, 14 March 2019 19:37 (two months ago) Permalink

I went to that last night!

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

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 (two months ago) Permalink

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 (one month ago) Permalink

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 (one month ago) Permalink

From that rare subgenre of Bad News Bears knockoffs.

a large tuna called “Justice” (C. Grisso/McCain), Tuesday, 2 April 2019 02:23 (one month ago) Permalink

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

Dragged Across Concrete (2019)

... (Eazy), Thursday, 11 April 2019 15:27 (one month ago) Permalink

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 (one month ago) Permalink

that one is neither busy nor does it contain caricature

blokes you can't rust (sic), Thursday, 11 April 2019 15:41 (one month ago) Permalink

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 (one month ago) Permalink

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 (one month ago) Permalink

Came Camp Death 3 in 2D! (2018)

Timothée Charalambides (cryptosicko), Sunday, 21 April 2019 17:55 (one month ago) Permalink

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 (four weeks ago) Permalink

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 (four weeks ago) Permalink

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 (three weeks ago) Permalink

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 (three weeks ago) Permalink


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