Sunday, October 30, 2011

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

USA, 1970
Director: Russ Meyer
Starring: Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Marcia McBroom

This poster for the 1999 re-release has a suitably day-glo psychedelic design.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Switchblade Sisters

USA, 1975
Director: Jack Hill
Starring: Robbie Lee, Joanne Nail, Monica Gayle

Poster for the 1997 re-release.



Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The Holy Mountain

Mexico, 1973
Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horacio Salinas, Zamira Saunders

This poster is for the 2010 re-release.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Modesty Blaise

United Kingdom, 1966
Director: Joseph Losey
Starring: Monica Vitti, Terence Stamp, Dirk Bogarde

This poster is for the 1993 re-release.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Barber's Sorrow

Japan, 2002
Director: Ryuichi Hiroki
Starring: Toshiki Ayata, Seiji Chihara, Akira Emoto

Quite a surreal poster featuring an iconic Japanese Girl with a gun, a weird floating head, a rubber duck, and a pair of shoes! And check out the close-up of the poor fella at the bottom.



Sunday, October 23, 2011

Blind Beast vs. Dwarf

Japan, 2001
Director: Teruo Ishii
Starring: Lily Franky, Shinya Tsukamoto, Hisayoshi Hirayama, Reika Hashimoto

Version A poster of Teruo Ishii's weird exploitationer. (See Version B here).


Saturday, October 22, 2011

Negadon: The Monster from Mars

Japan, 2005
Director: Jun Awazu
Starring: Dan Green, Masafumi Kishi, Takuma Sasahara

Great Japanese monster-movie art.


Friday, October 21, 2011

Peyton Place in Hirotaka

Japan, 1992
Director: Seijun Suzuki
Starring: Yumiko Nogawa, Isao Tamagawa, Yoko Kikuchi

Poster for the 2003 release. Nice artwork.


Thursday, October 20, 2011

Midori-ko

Japan, 2011
Director: Keita Kurosaka

A unique animated feature from Keita Kurosaka.




Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Monday, October 17, 2011

Dogra Magra

Japan, 1988
Director: Toshio Matsumoto
Starring: Yoji Matsuda, Shijaku Katsura, Hideo Murota

Illustration by Ota Keiti


Saturday, October 15, 2011

Kwaidan

Japan, 1964
Director: Masaki Kobayashi
Starring: Rentaro Mikuni, Michiyo Aratama, Misako Watanabe

Classic ghost movie and classic Japanese artwork. This poster is for the 1976 re-release, which makes it 35 years old!


Friday, October 14, 2011

Ghost in the Shell

Japan, 1995
Director: Mamoru Oshii

Awesome cybperpunk artwork by Hiroyuki Okura. "Who are you? Who slips into my robot body and whispers to my ghost?"


Wednesday, October 12, 2011

2001: A Space Odyssey

United Kingdom, 1968
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester

This is for the 2001 anniversary release. Using black as the background colour updates the design while combining the iconic imagery of the embryo and space station from previous designs. The black rectangular shape of the poster might also be described as 'monolithic'.




Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Lolita

United Kingdom, 1962
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon

This is the poster for the 1994 re-release.


Monday, October 10, 2011

A Clockwork Orange

United Kingdom, 1971
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates

Another of the gems in my collection - great poster for a great film. This is for the 1979 re-release.


Sunday, October 9, 2011

Barbarella

France, 1968
Director: Roger Vadim
Starring: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Marcel Marceau

An icon of late 60's b-movies - Jane Fonda in her sex-kitten phase! This poster is for the 1993 re-release. Barbarella posters are always highly sought after, so I was stoked to finally track this one down.


Saturday, October 8, 2011

Tentacles

Italy, 1977
Director: Ovidio G. Assonitis
Starring: John Huston, Shelley Winters, Henry Fonda

Gret monster movie art by Noriyoshi Ohrai! Will be posting some of Ohrai's famous Star Wars posters shortly.


Friday, October 7, 2011

Naked Lunch

Canada, 1991
Director: David Cronenberg
Starring: Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm

Love this poster, with art unique to Japan by artist Hajime Sorayama.


Saturday, October 1, 2011

The Bird People in China

Japan, 1998
Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Masahiro Motoki, Renji Ishibashi, Mako