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Uncovering Hollywood History: The Collection

What DJ Ginsberg & Marilyn Wagner found in a back room at Franx Antiques & Art in Omaha, Nebraska was like no other find. Boxes and boxes of Hollywood relics covered in dust that would change their lives forever and lead to the creation of The Collection, a hollywood history documentary.

09/02/2014: Beatles poster

While many promotional materials for the Beatles’ movie A Hard Day’s Night mimicked the style of the album, it’s interesting to see the how artwork for the same movie played for international audiences. For example, this rare poster used for promotion in Japan, takes a completely different approach with layered color, typography and illustration....

02/20/2014: R-rated movie illustrations

In the category “Why Didn’t I Think of That?” we have these hilariously charming children’s book-style illustrations that accompany notorious scenes from cinematic history, created by Pixar storyboard artist Josh Cooley. Pulp Fiction, Die Hard, Jaws, The Big Lebowski (below) and more will be compiled for a book entitled “Movies R Fun” and will...

Image of the Day, May 2, 2013

There’s been a lot of talk about Baz Luhrmann’s new Great Gatsby movie including the design which involves modernizing the Atlas typeface while still maintaining a 1920s feel.  See a full analysis at Fonts In Use. Via Quipsologies.

"Don't They Know How Bad it Is?"

I found a lovely bit of rare information over at Quora the other night: several film professionals answering the question, “what’s it like to have your film flop at the box office?” with a smaller subhead reading “don’t they know how bad it is before it comes out?” The answers are fascinating. One writer/director...