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The Original Movie Posters Blog - ART OF THE MOVIES

  • Being James Bond - A Fantastic New Film Available On-Line

    Given Daniel Craig's now highly celebrated portrayal of James Bond, it is hard to imagine that the public and media response to his unveiling was mediocre at best.

    Just released on-line, a fantastic new film "Being James Bond" provides a very candid reflection of Craig's sixteen or so years as 007. 

    You can watch it here!

  • The Films We Are Looking Forward To In 2022 (Jan to Jun)

    There is still a lot of uncertainty surrounding movie release dates, with distributors keen to avoid competition for their expensive film releases.

    But, we do have an up to date calendar and a whole bunch of amazing trailers, so here are some of the films we are looking forward to in the first half of 2022!

  • New Year’s Resolutions: In Movies!

    Happy New Year! Now 2022 is here, it’s time to start making and breaking those resolutions for the next twelve months.

    Our resident film buff, Lee Adams, looked up some of the most common New Year resolutions, threw in a few of his own, and matched each with a classic movie pairing. Enjoy!

  • Spider-Man Shows Why Cinemas Aren't Dead Yet

    As Spider-Man: No Way Home breaks box office records around the world and quickly passes the $1B box office mark, we (with help from the excellent news website, Vox) take a look at the outlook for cinemas in these troubled times.
  • The Matrix Resurrections: It's Time To Return To Wonderland

    The repeated references that The Matrix makes to Lewis Carroll's 1865 novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland are unmissable, from the "white rabbit" and "down the rabbit hole" to Neo’s very own "Wonderland".

    It is therefore perhaps fitting that the trailers for The Matrix: Resurrections make so many obvious reference to the earlier films of its own franchise.

    Today, it is time to take another trip in to The Matrix...

  • Wishing on a Star: Steven Spielberg, Director

     

    As Steven Spielberg's reworking of the musical classic West Side Story opens world-wide to rave reviews, Lee Adams takes a look at the director's incredible career to date.

    Is Spielbergian a word? It is now!

  • It’s Christmas! My Top 10 Favourite Festive Movies

    This week our resident film-buff, Lee Adams, presses pause on the TV remote, finishes his mince pie and picks up the Christmas Radio Times to share his own favourite Festive movies (and Yes, Die Hard does feature).

    Which is yours?

  • 1984 Retrospective: Arnie, Amadeus, and When Saturday Night Live Ruled the Box Office

    After a long wait, Ghostbusters: Afterlife finally arrived on our screens this month!

    We take a look back at 1984, the year when the original film became everyone’s favourite supernatural comedy...

  • Pulp Fiction - One Litigious Movie Poster

    When Quentin Tarantino's second film opened on 14th October 1994, it began screening at 1,100 U.S. movie theatres.

    There was one problem - there was something wrong with the movie poster!

    Twenty-seven years later, the Pulp Fiction movie poster is the subject of a second legal wrangle...

  • Bill Murray: The Great Obnoxious One

    From Groundhog Day and Ghostbusters to Lost In Translation and Ed Wood, chances are he has appeared in one of your favourite films.

    Wes Anderson loves him too. He is an ever-present in the director's incredible ensemble casts. As The French Dispatch finally plays in UK cinemas, Lee Adams takes a look at the enigmatic career of Bill Murray.

  • Christmas Is Fast Approaching! - Last Order Dates for Christmas 2021...

    Christmas is approaching as fast as The Polar Express. Soon we will all be curled up in comfy chairs to eat too much, drink a little and watch "Elf", "It's A Wonderful Life", "Die Hard" (is that a festive movie?) and of course "Home Alone".

    So, here are our recommended 'last order' dates for UK delivery by Christmas...

  • A Slice of Fried Gold: Looking Back at the Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy

    As Edgar Wright’s long awaited Last Night in Soho finally makes its theatrical release, Lee Adams takes a look at the three films that made him one of Britain’s most popular directors...