Now, the one-sheet has been displaced in our collective memory by the viral on-line trailer (sure, maybe the TV spot too). However, there is a healthy subculture of collectors scooping up these posters, either in original form (expensive!) or as reprints. Modern art, I say!
There is also a sub-subculture of collectors always on the lookout for European/Asian versions, such as this:
Very cool stuff...
If you dig the non-US version of these posters, there are some very creative folks putting out alternative English-language one-sheeters too. Matthew Chojnacki's book, aptly titled Alternative Movie Posters: Film Art from the Underground, is available now. Click over to Michael's site for some samples, and buy his book!
Check this out - I love the simplicity of these retro/paperback alternative posters at this Flickr site.
For those of you that enjoyed Breaking Bad (which I think includes everyone I know), this poster is a great gift idea:
See it in a larger format and buy it direct from Dennis Culver right here!
More cool graphics and illustrations coming your way next week!
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