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!

  • 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!
  • A24, The Indie Film Company Movie Buffs Love To Love…

    Over the last nine years, A24 has become something unique - a film production and distribution company whose name generates as much buzz as the director or stars.

    As this month sees the release of the Val Kilmer documentary, Val, and David Lowery's long-awaited take on Arthurian Legend, The Green Knight, Lee Adams takes a good look at the A24 film catalogue...

  • Leading Lady: Frances McDormand, Three-Time Oscar Winner

    So what is it about Frances McDormand that makes her so appealing?

    With her recent Oscar win, she has now overtaken Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Jodie Foster, Robert De Niro and Ingrid Bergman in the lead role category and who would bet against her catching Katherine Hepburn on four?

    This week our resident movie guru, Lee Adams, takes a look at the career, to date, of one of our favourite actors.

  • Tarantino's Favourite Films

    A few days ago we added an original Italian movie poser for Sergio Leone's seminal 1966 Western "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" to our collection of original movie posters.

    Photographing the poster reminded me of a list I had seen a few years ago of Quentin Tarantino's favourite films.

    Guess which one was at the top?
  • The James Bond Movies...

    As movie goers have to wait a little longer for the release of Bond 25, “No Time To Die”, we thought we would take a closer look at the franchise and pull together one of our handy Infographics showing all of the Bond movies to date…

    ... which one is your favourite?

  • Banksy - The Accidental Oscar Nominee...

    From its infancy, film has attracted visual artists who like to push the boundaries of their art form.

    Whilst Duchamp, Dali and Warhol set out to become film-makers (with varying levels of success), one fell in to it by accident, and, almost won an Oscar...