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The Original Movie Posters Blog - ART OF THE MOVIES

  • Top Gun: Maverick - Take My Breath Away (Again)

    Premiering in New York City on May 12, 1986, Top Gun would open at 1028 U.S. movie theatres a few days later. At the end of its theatrical run, it had taken $357M at the box office.

    Now, after thirty-six years, it is time to zip up our flight suits, climb in to our cockpits and fire up the after-burners. It is time for Top Gun: Maverick!

  • From Shawshank to the Overlook: 10 Best Stephen King Adaptations

    This month sees the release of Firestarter, a remake of the 1984 pyrokinetic horror starring Drew Barrymore.

    This film is just one of dozens based on the works of Stephen King, so Lee Adams braced himself for jump-scares and put together a list of his favourites…

  • A New Trailer for Avatar : The Way of Water!

    On its December release, we will have waited thirteen years for Avatar: The Way of Water.

    To give a taste of what is to come, an official teaser trailer has just been released. It is breath taking. The level of realism takes computer generated imagery and movie making to another level.

    You can watch it here!

  • Watch Out, Watch Out! There Are Fakes About #2...

    Wherever there are items of value, there will be people trying to take advantage. The world of movie posters is no different.

    From Star Wars to Pulp Fiction, from Back To The Future to Apocalypse Now, reproductions, bootlegs and fakes have surfaced for many collectible titles.

    This week, we take a look at a poster that the seller insisted was an original UK quad for the 50th Anniversary release of The Beatles' first film, A Hard Day's Night.

  • Journey to the Centre of the Nineties: The Most ‘90s-ish Movies of the Decade - Part 2

    Independence Day, Romeo + Juliet, The Usual Suspects… we had some big hitters in Part One, so which movies will make up the Top 15 as we continue our Journey to the Centre of the Nineties?

  • Journey to the Centre of the Nineties: The Most ‘90s-ish Movies of the Decade - Part 1

    We have been lapping up 1980's nostalgia for over two decades but what about the 1990's?

    Lee Adams decided that they needed a bit of love and set off to pick thirty movies that define the decade as a whole. Not necessarily the best movies of the decade, but the most ‘90s.

    Here is part 1. Do you agree with him?

  • 10 Great Revisionist Westerns

    Other than Chris Rock receiving a slap in the kisser from Will Smith, another major talking point at last month's Oscars was the under performance of the revisionist western The Power of the Dog.

    The revisionist western has been around far longer than the genre it was revising in the first place, so this week, Lee Adams puts on his Stetson and picks his ten favourites..

  • Future Suck! My Favourite Movie Dystopias

    Cinema has seen the future, and it usually sucks.

    Last Christmas we even celebrated the second coming of Neo and Trinity in The Matrix Resurrections, which got Lee Adams thinking about the best (or is the worst?) of dystopian movie fantasy…

  • From Hogwarts to Wayne Manor: Robert Pattinson, Actor

    As Robert Pattinson's The Batman holds on to the Number 1 spot at the UK and US Box Office, Lee Adams takes a look at some of the roles that have made the English actor one of the most interesting performers working in Hollywood right now.
  • An Art of the Movies Playlist - Greatest Hits of the Movies!

    In a previous playlist we shared our favourite relaxing movie music. But this week, we think that everyone could do with a bit of a lift, so here are our Greatest Hits of the Movies!

    From Elton John and Queen to Lou Reed and Louis Armstrong, these are the songs that made it big in the movies, and the pop chart!

  • Jim Carrey At Sixty

    Jim Carrey made us all feel really old by recently turning sixty!

    So we thought now would be a great time for our own Ace Film Detective, Lee Adams, to take a look back at the rubber-faced man's eventful career…

  • The Batman - Gotham's Caped Crusader Flies Again...

    The early reviews are coming in and they are fantastic!

    As Robert Pattinson slips on his mask and picks up the keys to the Batmobile, we share a few special images from Warner Bros' The Batman and take a quick look at previous film incarnations of the Caped Crusader!