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.
Marilyn Monroe, whose beauty can’t be obscured by a postmark, on a postage stamp issued by Germany in 2001.
A 2008 New Zealand ad for a TV broadcast of the film, American Psycho, created by Saatchi & Saatchi.
Almost Modern designed this fold-out gallery invitation/poster for a Rotterdam exhibition related to the genre of western films.
Libidinous is not a word one associates with Errol Morris’ deadly serious documentary films, but this brilliantly sexy poster for Tabloid—his 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.
A 2011 Parisian film backdrop and an 1889 painting made in Provence would seem to have as much in common as a dead Dutch artist and a still active New York filmmaker do. But Vincent Van Gogh’s quintessentially expressionistic Starry Night is the beguiling lead in the official poster for Woody Allen’s latest movie.
Not sure how I missed this nice poster for 2009’s ad world documentary film, Art & Copy.
A spread from a book by the Finnish artist and filmmaker, Mika Taanila.