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Fantastic Fest 2016 Review Round-Up: 24×36: A Movie About Movie Posters, We Are The Flesh, The Crew

While at the 2016 Fantastic Fest last month, I had the opportunity to check out a few films that were on the fringes of horror and sci-fi, so I’ve decided to recap my thoughts on a few of those movies ...

Fantastic Fest 2016 Interview: Director Kevin Burke Discusses His Documentary 24×36: A Movie About Movie Posters

A few years ago, as I stood in line at a Hero Complex Gallery show celebrating the legendary Joe Dante and Roger Corman, I overheard someone behind me discussing a documentary project they were ...

'E.T.' -- Original Movie Poster Art Going for Six Figures! (Photos)

The art that became the iconic poster for "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" is hittin' the auction block, and it ain't gonna be cheap ... as in you'll have to trade in a car -- or 2 or 3 -- just to make a ...

The Best of Movie Poster of the Day: Part 15

Above: French grande for El Topo (Alejandro Jodorowsky, Mexico, 1970). Artist: “Moebius,” aka Jean Giraud, aka “Gir” (1938-2012).You might expect something wilder from the fecund paired imaginations ...

Ciara McAvoy Cops Three Awards for Her Iconic "Victor Frankenstein" Design

By Alex Simon Influenced by legendary names in the movie poster trade such as Amsel, Drew Struzan, John Alvin, the brothers Hildebrandt, and Tom Jung, artist Ciara McAvoy works almost exclusively in ...

Ciara McAvoy Throws the Switch on Victor Frankenstein

By Alex Simon Influenced by legendary names in the movie poster trade such as Amsel, Drew Struzan, John Alvin, the brothers Hildebrandt, and Tom Jung, artist Ciara McAvoy works almost exclusively in ...

Ciara McAvoy: The Hollywood Interview

Sweet Painting Lady: Ciara McAvoy Resurrects the Art of the Movie Poster By Alex Simon “Art is not just a part of my life. It Is my life. It gives me breath. We are eternally entwined.” This is the ...

Ciara McAvoy: The Hollywood Interview

Sweet Painting Lady: Ciara McAvoy Resurrects the Art of the Movie Poster By Alex Simon “Art is not just a part of my life. It Is my life. It gives me breath. We are eternally entwined.” This is the ...

Good and Bad War-Themed Movies on Veterans Day on TCM

Veterans Day movies on TCM: From 'The Sullivans' to 'Patton' (photo: George C. Scott in 'Patton') This evening, Turner Classic Movies is presenting five war or war-related films in celebration of ...

From ‘Park’ to ‘World': 65 Million Years (Not Really) of ‘Jurassic’ Posters

What would Jurassic Park be without that iconic poster design? It seems so simple: take a circle, slap a rectangle over the top and let a dinosaur skeleton chill in the open space that remains. But ...

‘The Art of John Alvin’ Book Review

Drew Struzan might be the name you first think of when someone mentions movie poster artist, but few can argue that the work of John Alvin is not a equally iconic. Alvin’s art has be collected in ...

Book Review: The Art of John Alvin

Movie posters have always fascinated and inspired me. Over the many years of film-making there have been countless artists who have designed and crafted some of the most recognizable images of our ...

The Art Of John Alvin review

One of the greatest poster illustrators ever gets a volume devoted to his work. Here's Ryan's review of the lavish Art Of John Alvin... In 2008, John Alvin died at the tragically young age of 59, ...

Win The Art of John Alvin

To mark the release of The Art of John Alvin on 22nd August, we’ve been given 3 copies of the book to give away. From diehard sci-fi to beloved kids’ animations, the late John Alvin’s dynamic film ...

Book Review: The Art of John Alvin

You may not be familiar with the late John Alvin’s name but you are more than likely familiar with his work. The incredibly talented artist was behind many of the most iconic film posters from the ...

Unused Poster Designs for Batman and Jurassic Park

One of my first real jobs was working as an assistant to a illustrator who did movie posters for Disney. I saw firsthand the process that he went through with the studio to get the exact poster they ...

Revisit 'Jurassic Park' With These Unused Poster Designs For Steven Spielberg's Film

With 1993’s red and black stenciled "Jurassic Park" poster, artist John Alvin achieved a triumph of graphic design — a piece so iconic it trumps the actors and CGI monsters themselves in its ability ...

Unused posters for Tim Burton's Batman and Joel Schumacher's Batman Forever

Yesterday we showed you several unused posters for Jurassic Park from "The Art of John Alvin," and a few other previously unseen posters from the upcoming book have been released as well. Below you'll ...

Unused Jurassic Park Posters

The art of John Alvin is due to be released on August 26th 2014 and the artist responsible for some amazing posters from Aladdin to Gremlins, has some awesome unused Jurassic Park posters to boot. In ...

These Alternate Jurassic Park Posters Are Decades Old And Still Incredible

Where were you when you first saw an ad for Jurassic Park? Watching TV? In the theater? Driving down the highway? Wherever you were, you stopped and stared at the above image. It was striking, but ...

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