Monday, 31 December 2012

2012 Movie Posters

Notebook, the digital magazine of international cinema and film culture, has published its annual opinion of the best movie posters for 2012.

To the right is the Japanese version of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. To the left is the American version. The Japanese poster was included on the list for the color palette of its title treatment, paired with those line drawings of fish, the Aladdin’s lamp below the pull-quote and a perfectly placed exclamation mark. (You'll need to see the original article to appreciate those details...)

The poster below, for Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, consists of a great photograph and some perfectly chosen type. The photograph, by the great iconcolastic Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei, is priceless and tells you all you need to know about his attitude.



You can see the full poster selection here.

1 comment:

Kathy Smart said...

You blog about every aspect of movie making, Henry. I'll have to trust you about that perfectly placed exclamation point.