The Original Movie Posters Blog - ART OF THE MOVIES

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...
  • Denis Villeneuve: The Director for His Time and Place

    As Dune (Part 1?) hits the big screen, our very own man for his time, Lee Adams, takes a look at the phenomenal rise of Canadian director Denis Villeneuve.

    Who would have thought that his first English-language film was only as far back as 2013?

  • Tom Hardy: From Teen Tearaway to National Treasure

    As Tom Hardy once again plays the dual role of Eddie Brock and the antihero alien Venom in Venom: Let There be Carnage, Lee Adams takes a look at the British actor’s colourful career to date...
  • James Bond: The Spy Who Lived Twice and Still Has No Time to Die - Part Two

    As No Time To Die breaks 007 box office records, we welcome you back to our bumper look at the James Bond series so far. In part one, we covered Sean Connery through to Roger Moore’s irreverent tenure. The next era demanded a much grittier Bond...
  • James Bond: The Spy Who Lived Twice and Still Has No Time To Die - Part One

    As Bondmania hits the UK and No Time to Die, Daniel Craig’s last outing as 007, finally reaches the big screen, our resident special agent with a license to thrill, Lee Adams, takes a bumper look at the series so far!
  • Page to Screen: Horror Adaptations of the 20th Century

    For over 100 years, the world of literature has provided a rich vein of material for cinema’s worst nightmares.

    With Candyman, one of the iconic screen bogeymen of the '90s, currently terrorising a new generation of movie goers, let’s take a look at some other key literary horror adaptations of the 20th century...

  • Escaping Marvel and DC: Alternate Comic Book Adaptations…

    It is impossible to escape that this summer saw the release of two more superhero movies from the omnipresent cinematic universes of Marvel and DC. 

    That is just the start, with Shang-Chi, the Eternals, Black Adam and The Flash just a few of those bringing their special powers to a cinema near you.

    This week Lee Adams takes a step back and reminds us that there were heroes long before the MCU and DCU exploded on to our screens.

  • An A to Z of 1970s Cult Movies - Part 2

    From lost films to midnight movies, pagan cults to vengeful assassins, sweet transvestites to lesbian vampires... can you dig our A to Z of 1970's cult movies?

    Part 1 was last week, here is Part 2.