Check out the brand new posters for The Imitation Game, Interstellar and Fury!as well as the first character poster from The Battle of Five Armies!
Movie poster are amazing, aren’t they? Next to trailers, they are our first indication that a film is going to be excellent. They are so prominent in our culture that buses are adorned with them, billboards stand massively in streets with the words “Coming Soon” to tantalise our cinematic taste buds. If done well, they are wondrous collections of artistry that depict the tone of the film whether it is action, thriller or romance. But sometimes, movie poster artists get it wrong. And not wrong as in, carbon copy of everything that has come before, it’s much more like on the night before submitting the work, they got drunk and ham-handedly put something together before the proposal.
And everyone strangely went along with it. To make it worse, some genuinely great films own get the shitty poster treatement. So Willam and Cookie have gotten together to go through the worse movie poster for great films .
Here are Cookie's, stay tuned for Will's!
by Gemma Williams
For those who were not previously aware, a poster has been released that gives away the meaning of the name of the third Hunger Games film: Mockingjay.
Katniss is stood in front of the logo with the wings conveniently positioned to appear as though they are shooting out of her back. That’s right, Katniss Everdeen, the Girl on Fire, is the Mockingjay! Her armour is badass with the chainmail, belts and buckles, and her face wears the most serious and pissed off expression yet witnessed on her face. Katniss is clearly fed up of the Capitol and everything they stand for.
There’s also the colour scheme and allusion to Katniss’ flawed yet realistic personality. She doesn’t look like a lovable hero, though she is one. She is not the typical heroine that would be expected from a series like this, and you can read more about her personality HERE. The dark background and fiery symbol shows that Katniss means business as her bow is tucked under her arm and ready for action!
Katniss looks like a hero who has lived through too much. The fiery Mockingjay could signify her anger and lack of mercy towards the enemy but this girl is quite clearly a fighter, and she intends to win.
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