Category Archives: Commercial art

Movie Poster Du Jour: “Grand Illusion”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: This poster, for a ’40s release of “Grand Illusion,” is generally regarded as the best design for the film. It’s by Bernard Lancy. Related Lancy on Pinterest.

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Pretty Poison”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Devi”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Satyajit Ray famously designed the posters used to advertise his movies. He had a knack for it. Related Satyajit Ray: graphic designer. “Devi,” which is a favorite movie of mine, can be streamed via Hulu Plus.

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Judex”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Italian poster for this 1963 take on the Feuillade classic. “Judex” was finally released on DVD a few months ago.

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Docs About Movies 3: “Pablo”

Paleo Retiree writes: Episode three in my current series of writeups of documentaries-about-movies that I’ve enjoyed¬†recently. Episode one concerned “Free Radicals“; episode two was about “Big Joy.” Today:

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Blast of Silence”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Related

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: While watching KISS ME DEADLY a few months back, I realized that the 1954 Chevy Corvette C1 is my dream car.

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