Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Versus (A)

Japan, 2000
Director: Ryuhei Kitamura
Starring: Tak Sakaguchi, Hideo Sakaki, Chieko Misaka

Ju-on: The Curse

Ju-on
Japan, 2000
Director: Takashi Shimizu
Starring: Chiaki Kuriyama, Hitomi Miwa, Asumi Miwa, Denden, Taro Suwa, Fuji Takako

Poster for the original Ju-on

Monday, October 28, 2013

Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu

Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan Movie 1
Japan, 2013
Director: Osamu Yamasaki
Starring: Yusa Kouji, Miki Shinichiro

Love the artwork on this poster

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Ikiru

Japan, 1952
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Takashi Shimura, Miki Odagiri, Shin'ichi Himori

Rare poster for the 1974 release

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Calamity of Snakes

Ren she da zhan
Taiwan, 1983
Director: Chi Chang
Starring: Lei Chang, Chung-Lien Chou, Tung-min Huang

Fantastic artwork

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Piranha

USA, 1978
Director: Joe Dante
Starring: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies, Kevin McCarthy, Barbara Steele

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Piranha II: The Spawning

USA, 1981
Director: James Cameron
Starring: Tricia O'Neil, Steve Marachuk, Lance Henriksen

Flying piranha insanity. Love it!

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Zatoichi

Zatôichi
Japan, 1989
Director: Shintaro Katsu
Starring: Shintaro Katsu, Kanako Higuchi, Takanori Jinnai, Miho Nakayama



Monday, October 21, 2013

Sadistic & Masochistic

Japan, 2000
Director: Hideo Nakata
Starring: Naomi Tani, Masaru Konuma, Haruhiko Arai, Hiroshi Hanzawa, Osamu Inoue

Documentary on director Masaru Konuma. Cover features cult actress Naomi Tani from Wet Vase (Masaru Konuma, 1976)

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Hana-bi (Fireworks)

Japan, 1997
Director: Takeshi Kitano
Starring: Takeshi Kitano, Kayoko Kishimoto, Ren Ohsugi

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Big Bad Mama

USA, 1974
Director: Steve Carver
Starring: Angie Dickinson, William Shatner, Tom Skerritt

Haven't seen the movie, but these chicks look badass! It's probably illegal these days to show such a belligerent cigarette-dangling attitude. And it stars Shatner!
Illustration by John Solie.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Supervixens

USA, 1975
Director: Russ Meyer
Starring: Uschi Digard, Haji, Charles Pitts, Shari Eubank, Charles Napier

For the 1996 release

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Monday, October 14, 2013

Kagero-za

Japan, 1981
Director: Seijun Suzuki
Starring: Yusaku Matsuda, Michiyo Ohkusu, Mariko Kaga, Yoshio Harada

Deluxe print for the 1st release, featuring text in metallic silver ink

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Memories (B)

Japan, 1995
Director: Koji Morimoto
Starring: Shigeru Chiba, Hisao Egawa

Friday, October 11, 2013

The Oil-Hell Murder

Onna goroshi abura no jigoku
Japan, 2009
Director: Shinobu Sakagami
Starring: Nozomi Fujikawa, Shohei Hino, Kinuo Yamada

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Dreams (B)

Japan, 1990
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Akira Terao, Mitsuko Baisho, Toshie Negishi

See also style A

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Cursed

'Chô' kowai hanashi A: yami no karasu
Japan, 2004
Director: Yoshihiro Hoshino
Starring: Kyoko Akiba, Yumeaki Hirayama, Takaaki Iwao, Susumu Terajima

Stray Cat Rock Festival

Japan, 2003
Starring: Meiko Kaji, Akiko Wada, Tatsuya Fuji, Takeo Chii, Yoshio Harada

Festival of Stray Cat Rock films, illustration by Lily Franky.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Blade Runner: The Director's Cut

USA, 1992
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Daryl Hannah

Illustrated by John Henry Alvin. See also, poster for the 1982 theatrical cut

Saturday, October 5, 2013

StageFright: Aquarius

Deliria
Country: Italy
Director: Michele Soavi
Starring: David Brandon, Barbara Cupisti, Domenico Fiore

Rare poster for this Italian slasher