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!

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore - Not Long To Wait Now!

    Beset by Covid related postponements and the recasting of Johnny Depp, the sequel to 2018's Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald has been a long time coming. But, there isn't long to wait now...

    Alongside a sneak peek at the new advance poster, Warner Brothers have shared some fantastic production photos with us!

  • 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!

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • It's Blockbuster Time! Winter 2021 Release Dates and Trailers...

    As we write, Daniel Craig's magnificent swansong is smashing Covid-era box office records. It's official, the cinema is back!

    So, stick your straw in your Coke and try not to spill your popcorn as we take a look at all of the major releases in the run-up to Christmas!
  • Some Fantastic New Movie Trailers Just Released!

    Whether you love super-heroes, sci-fi or thrillers, the recent crop of new movie trailers has something for everyone.

    Here they are for you to enjoy!

  • Cinema and Streaming – A New Battle Ground

    In 2019 UK cinemas took over £1.255B at the box office. In 2020 that dropped to a ‘mere’ £296M.

    Following the reopening of cinemas on 17th May, what are 2021 revenues like? 

    If they are down, is COVID the only culprit?