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New Posters of the Week (4/26/13)

April 26, 2013

Happy Friday! It is time, once again, to check out all of the…

As you know I love checking out and collecting movie posters! With teases of what to expect from the featured film, posters are one of my favorite parts of the whole cinematic experience. If you love movie posters like I do, then you are likely to enjoy the latest ones of the week!

My friend, Bubbawheat from Flights, Tights and Movie Nights and I both love movie posters and the attention to detail (or lack thereof) that goes into the creation of these silent movie promoters. [Be sure to visit his fun site full of expertise on comic and superhero movies (HERE)]. Together we share our thoughts and opinions on this week’s posters.

Take a look: (To view the fullscreen slideshow, click on any one of the posters below and scroll through with the arrow keys.)

Thoughts:

TheFocusedFilmographer– This week, there are several misfires in my opinion, such as The East, Violet & Daisy, etc, and let’s not even talk about the ludicrous 90’s vhs cover looking poster for Red Wing. But, I like the Iron Man 3 IMAX poster. The comic artist, JOCK, also created several other fantastic designs for the poster that are pretty impressive. You can see them all HERE. The Carrie poster is grabbing, but we’ve seen that pose too many times and I’d like to see something different. My favorites this week are Pacific Rim (Yes, even with the cheesy tagline at the bottom) and Black Rock.

Bubbawheat– I love Black Rock as well, it’s kind of a weird cross between Jaws and Friday the 13th visually, though the tagline doesn’t sound like a horror movie at all. And that is an amazing Iron Man 3 poster. I think you’re being a little hard on Violet & Daisy though I do think it reminds me of a poster I saw here several weeks ago that I can’t quite put my finger on. (Note from T: possibly this one??) There are a lot of misses, I’m not fond of the word placement on Rush, and The Way Way Back does not seem like an image that evokes “comedy” like it says on the tagline. And while I do think Chloe Grace Moretz looks great in that poster, it is an iconic pose that’s hard to live up to.

To see more character posters for RED 2, click HERE.

Well, what do YOU think? Which ones are your favorites in this spotlight? Which ones do you like/hate and why? Leave a comment! 🙂

To see past editions of this post (Spotlight on New Posters of the Week), click HERE.

Posters courtesy ImpAwards, Collider and additional sources (visit them to see more like these).

Special thanks to Bubbawheat of Flights, Tights and Movie Nights for joining me today in sharing the New Posters of the Week.

Have a great day!

T, The Focused Filmographer

up next: My review of Pain & Gain

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13 Comments leave one →
  1. April 26, 2013 7:49 pm

    Black Rock has a good poster; nice retro design there. And I like the Iron Man 3 poster as well. Red 2 also works, I think.

    I agree the word placement on Rush seems wrong; still curious about the film though. And in the case of The Way Way Back, the non-comedy-style poster combined with the tagline saying it’s a comedy is actually what has me curious about it.

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    • May 7, 2013 12:03 pm

      Black Rock was one of my faves, I like how it looked!

      The Way Way Back was one of my least fave posters here. Thanks for checking out the posters, Morgan!

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  2. April 26, 2013 7:49 pm

    I think that probably is the one. It’s not exactly the same but has a slightly similar feel and color scheme.

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    • May 7, 2013 12:08 pm

      it’s the poster I thought of as soon as I saw it. ha

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  3. April 26, 2013 9:23 pm

    I don’t know which thrills me more, the poster for “Red 2” or “V/H/S/2”. Ha-ha! I’ll go with “Red 2” 🙂

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    • May 7, 2013 12:09 pm

      Daniel! So great to see ya here. how have things been? Did you like the first V/H/S/?

      Looking forward to RED 2

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  4. April 27, 2013 5:41 am

    Love that Pacific Rim one, its time to go big or go home for the other films this year 😀

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    • May 7, 2013 12:09 pm

      Pacific Rim is going to be great! And now there’s announced a video game for it? oh man, I think I’m gonna get that one!

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      • May 7, 2013 12:50 pm

        Hope it has a PC version, cos yeah I’ll be gettin it 😀

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  5. April 28, 2013 4:13 pm

    That Black Rock one caught my eye first, quite provocative. Hope you’re enjoying your weekend T!

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    • May 7, 2013 12:10 pm

      I think the poster will be the best part of the movie for me! 🙂 it is a great looking poster!

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  6. April 30, 2013 10:17 am

    That Carrie poster is awful haha!
    I like the one for Pacific Rim.

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    • May 7, 2013 12:10 pm

      hahaha. I don’t think I could agree with you more! 🙂

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