— Blow Up

Little known fact; few people are aware of the fact that the grainy ambiguous photographs that form the centrepiece of Michelangelo Antonioni’s seminal 60s movie (released in 1966) were actually shot for the film by a young Don McCullin.

 

…who The English Group is working with on a Limited Edition lifetime retrospective of his work.

 

This version of the poster is the Italian 2-foglio.

 

Via: Movie Poster Of The Day

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— Whiplash

Katherine and I went to see a screening of Whiplash yesterday evening, and can’t recommend the film enough.

 

It’s simply fabulous, and do go see it.

 

Here’s a few of the movie’s film posters.

— Last Days In The Desert

I don’t know anything at all about the new film starring Ewan McGregor, Last Days In The Desert, and directed by Rodrigo Garcia, but it certainly does have an appealing atmospheric poster.

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— Because I Was A Painter

US one sheet for what looks to be a very fascinating film indeed, Because I Was A Painter, about created in the concentration camps of World War !!

 

The director is Christophe Cognet (France, 2014).

 

The poster designer is F. Ron Miller

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— Raymond Savignac’s Film Posters

One of France’s most beloved and recognizable poster designers, Raymond Savignac (1907-2002) created some 600 posters over a 50 year career, working almost exclusively in advertising.

 

His simple, whimsical, colorful designs, reminiscent of children’s book illustrations, famously promoted Dunlop, Bic, Perrier, Air France, Cinzano and many other companies with an ineffable charm and wit.

 

As far as I can tell, he designed only ten movie posters during his career, all of which I have gathered here.

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