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YOUNGSTERS

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Still racy after all these years is the 1968 film poster for Romeo and Juliet, in which the Italian director Franco Zeffirelli dared to use actors close in age to Shakespeare’s young lovers–Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey, 17 and 15, respectively.

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REEL LIFE

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F.  Ron Miller eloquently captures the black-and-white desolation of the 1971 film, The Last Picture Showon packaging for Criterion Collection.

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FORK LIFT

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The UK designer Olly Moss spends a lot of time offering up spare, cleverly-illustrated alternatives to mostly mediocre, official movie posters. I’m not sure how I overlooked this 2010 composition, but the fork illustration alone is reason enough for a rewind.

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POST IMPRESSION

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Marilyn Monroe, whose beauty can’t be obscured by a postmark, on a postage stamp issued by Germany in 2001.

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PSYCH MINDED

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A 2008 New Zealand ad for a TV broadcast of the film, American Psycho, created by Saatchi & Saatchi.

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URBAN COWBOY

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Almost Modern designed this fold-out gallery invitation/poster for a Rotterdam exhibition related to the genre of western films.

 

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FRUITFUL

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Libidinous is not a word one associates with Errol Morris’ deadly serious documentary films, but this brilliantly sexy poster for Tabloidhis latest documentary about the sordid life and times of a former beauty queen–should drum up some business nicely. Note the hilarious-cheeky tag line.