These minimalist movie posters have such elegant continuity of design, leaving much to the imagination while also being easily recognizable. UK based graphic designer Dale Peart was contacted by Turner Classic Movies and asked to create posters for any three of their iconic films, to be used as a set… it took him no time to choose his favorite three movies to represent: Aliens, No Country For Old Men and Inception. Helping to build a visual link between each poster, he used a linear theme, drawing one important aspect of each film. [Read more...]
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You may recall the brilliant Viktor Hertz from our earlier post “Clever Graphics That Make You Think.” Well he’s back with a new series that re-imagines famous movie posters in his own simplified style… and what better way to communicate simply than by using pictograms? With this ongoing project, he’s striving to find a balance between the current minimalist poster trend and not being boring… even in black and gray, we think he’s right on target.
Over the last few years Matt Needle has been cranking out some really clean poster tributes to his favorite films, television and artists. From pitch perfect versions of David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust, to a 8 1/2 poster that would make Fellini proud, his work has been noticed by such companies as Nike and Hugo Boss. For more of his cleanly drawn work, check out mattneedle.co.uk. [Read more...]
What do you get when you combine the tension-filled score of the movie Inception with the visuals from the classic comedy Ghostbusters? It seems something far more serious and scary. This video demonstrates just how influential a soundtrack is in guiding the overall feel of a movie. [Read more...]
With the amazing movie Inception recently out on DVD and Blu-ray, we here at VisualNews have had those wild plot twists and turns flashing through our heads all over again. To satisfy our daydreams, we turned to a book about the movie that’s been out for a few months now: Inception, The Shooting Script. Choice bits inside are a 10 page interview with director Christopher Nolan and most satisfying of all, a hand drawn flowchart depicting the entire concept of the film.
To see a larger version of Nolan’s drawing, click the image below.