Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'Movie' (18)

Contemporary Sci-Fi Movie Posters



After releasing his Classic Sci-Fi movie poster series this past summer (which included 70s and 80s movies-inspired illustrations from Blade Runner, Alien and…

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Added by alice on November 16, 2011 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Movie on the Radar: Anonymous



Ready for a must watch movie of the year? Released nationwide on October 28, 2011 is Anonymous which asks the riveting question: Who actually created the body of work credited to William Shakespeare?



Set in Elizabethan England, Anonymous speculates on this issue that has for centuries intrigued academics and brilliant minds such as Mark Twain,… Continue

Added by alice on September 29, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Olly Moss' Simpsons Movie Poster



Olly Moss recently made this super cool Simpsons movie poster for a fundraiser at The Underground Picturehouse in London. Showing classic episodes of The Simpsons, it will take place on Thursday, October 6th at 7:30pm. Tickets went on sale today (Monday 19th), and have since sold out.



Beer cans as Homer's eyes..got to love it.…



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Added by alice on September 19, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Movie Montage Remembers Twin Towers

Though it took video cartoonist, Dan Meth, on and off over 7 months to complete this video, it's safe to say that it was all worth it. (Watch the CNN segment about it.) With the 10 year anniversary of 9/11 looming, his video, called Twin Tower Cameos, serves as a stark reminder of just how iconic the World Trade Center buildings were to New York. Featuring over 75 clips, the movie montage… Continue

Added by alice on September 4, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Pictogram Movie Posters (12 total)



Viktor Hertz combines two of his greatest hobbies, graphic design and film, into a clever series starring pictograms! Often seen on signs or instruction manuals, pictograms serve as our universal language, a way for all of us to quickly figure out where we're going or what we're (not) allowed to do. To him, this set became Hertz's "form of expression," a way to stretch his creativity and… Continue

Added by alice on March 28, 2011 at 11:30am — 8 Comments

Interview: The Man Behind Those Magnificent Movie Posters



After putting together a post, last week, of some magnificent modern day movie posters, one of our very own Met members (Ryan Olds) left us this heartfelt comment: "These movie posters are incredible! The raw expression of each main character gives each film such a specific feeling! Please find… Continue

Added by alice on January 31, 2011 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

Magnificent Modern-Day Movie Posters (10 total)



Over two years ago, Poland-based artist, illustrator and graphic designer Grzegorz Domaradzki (or Gabz) first published his Vector Movie Poster (VMP) project. As he was both "surprised and overwhelmed with the positive feedback," Gabz recently decided to create another set. "My love for movies and good acting hasn't changed,… Continue

Added by alice on January 27, 2011 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

Movie to Watch: Vik Muniz's Waste Land



Vik Muniz is a New York based visual artist who takes ordinary materials and turns them into extraordinary pieces of art. His work has been exhibited in museums around the world and he even has a book called Reflex: A Vik Muniz Primer. Muniz is now the subject of a new documentary called Waste Land which follows him as he travels to the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim… Continue

Added by alice on October 30, 2010 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Minimalist Movie Posters Filled with Famous Quotes (12 total)

We've all seen our fair share of minimalist movie posters but to add in famous quotes brings them to a whole new and interesting level. Graphic designer Jerod Gibson just recently created this series called 37 Posters. Each poster not only contains a simple silhouette image from a movie or tv show, it's also filled with memorable quotes. Love how he's incorporated… Continue

Added by alice on September 25, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Movie on the Radar: Freakonomics



For those that enjoyed the book Freakonomics, here comes a a documentary film adaptation this fall. The trailer looks action-packed and really interesting. It's directed by a whole bunch of today's top documentarians like Seth Gordon (The King of Kong), Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me), Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side), Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight), and Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (Jesus Camp). Can't…

Added by alice on August 14, 2010 at 11:31am — No Comments

Clever Movie Posters by Viktor Hertz (4 total)

As a huge fan of talented illustrators like Noma Bar or Olly Moss, I was happy to come across the work of Viktor Hertz. Not only does he use negative space with his Coffee and Cigarettes illustration, his… Continue

Added by alice on August 6, 2010 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Toy Story 3 and Inception: A Brilliant Movie Mashup



In one of the best movie mashups we've seen, the scary sounds of Inception and the creepy footage of Toy Story 3 get edited together. Leonardo as Ken and Ellen Page as Barbie are brilliant!



Best part? The sneezing elephant at 1:06.



via Inside… Continue

Added by alice on July 29, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

4 New Minimalist Movie Posters

Toronto-based designer Ibraheem Youssef just recently released a new set of minimalist movie posters. For those of you who are unfamiliar with his work, he's also the one behind those cool, retro-modern Tarantino movie posters. I particularly love his color choices and his clever and… Continue

Added by alice on July 26, 2010 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

City Screens by Mickey Duzyj



When's the last time you watched a movie? Was it in an actual movie theatre or on one of several screens that surround you? This was a cover illustration for The New York Times, about all the different ways consumers now watch movies. It's one of many cool and clever pieces by illustrator and comic artist Mickey Duzyj. Check out…

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Added by alice on May 20, 2010 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

LA Street Art and Banksy's New Movie (5 pics)



On Friday, the My Modern Met team headed to ArcLight in Hollywood to see Banksy's new film Exit Through the Gift Shop. Not knowing exactly what to expect from the illusive artist, we came with few expectations and left with quite a few surprises.



Eugene, Annie and I decided to make a few stops before our movie. Since…

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Added by alice on April 18, 2010 at 12:00am — 5 Comments

Movie on the Radar: Dirty Hands - The Art and Crimes of David Choe



As a big fan of David Choe's beautifully messy work, I'm interested in seeing this new documentary about him.



Dirty Hands, will be presented in Los Angeles and San Francisco by Upper Playground. Screenings start at the Sunset 5 in LA on April 30 - May 6, and then move on to SF for showings from May 21 - May 27. Check… Continue

Added by alice on April 5, 2010 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

10 Magnificently Minimal Stephen King Movie Posters



You know we love our movie poster illustrations here on theMET! This set by Nicholas Tassone (or Bee Combs on Flickr) is some of the best we've seen yet. He's recently created ten Stephen King minimal movie posters that will knock your socks off. Love the simplicity and cleverness. Stephen King fans, you're in for a real treat!…

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Added by alice on March 1, 2010 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

30+ Behind the Scenes, Magical Movie Moments



Steven Spielberg. Quentin Tarantino. Martin Scorsese. George Lucas. Modern-day movie directors who's names are somehow stored in our memory. At the very top of their game, these directors have that rare ability to transport us into a different time and place, albeit for just a few hours. They're artists who can see something most of cannot - imaginary worlds we never…

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Added by alice on November 25, 2009 at 6:00pm — 10 Comments

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