Neato: The History of the Movie Trailer [Video]

The History of the Movie Trailer Video

Celebrating a monumental centennial, the folks at Filmmaker IQ have developed a video entitled, “The History of the Movie Trailer.” A fun retrospective of everyone’s favorite pre-screening appetizer, Filmmaker IQ has provided a nice history lesson for film buffs and the average moviegoers alike. Check out their video after the break. Continue reading

Minimalistic Movie Posters Using Typography Characters

Having a minor in graphic design always keeps me on my toes when movie posters come out or basically just anything to do with design crosses my path. I love minimalistic fan movie posters. Mixing simplistic design with fun typograhic characters to create a movie poster are the best of both worlds. Patrik Svensson is a Swedish designer who has a taste for good movies and a love for advertising as well. (Sounds familiar). Catch some of his work after the jump to see more awesome posters!

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Neato: Worth 1000’s Mate A Movie 15

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The creative host,, that gives many graphic artists a place to upload their fun work and give younglings tutorials on graphic design have come out with their 15th annual “Mate a Movie 15” poster mash-up design contest winners. There are a lot of funny ones, a lot about Avatar, and I have a good amount here (most of which are my favorites). You can check them out if you keep reading after the jump!

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Brandon Schaefer’s Conceptual Movie Poster

Brandon Schaefer is a 24-year-old Massachusetts graphic artist who created some cool concept movie posters of his own creativity. His portfolio includes films such as Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and Back to the Future. Brandon’s full portfolio other than just movie posters can be seen here at seek&speak. Check em out they are pretty cool. More of his portfolio can be seen below after the jump.

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Neato: Jaws Concept Poster

A fun interesting fan made concept poster has been let loose on the interwebs for the Stephen Spielberg horror classic Jaws. It is pretty cool and I think you would probably agree with me.

Empire’s Top 500 Movies Of All Time

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Here is the list thanks to This list is old, from 2008, but I just happened to come across it in my array of boredom; since I have soooooooooo much to do this summer (anyone want to offer me a job?). I tallied it up and unfortunately I have only seen 140 out of the top 500 movies. For an up and coming movie fanatic and recently partaking in this sport/hobby, I think that the number is alright? It’s 28%, so that’s not too shabby, right? That is a lot of movies. You take a look at the list and see how many you’ve seen or even heard of. I have heard of most and added some of the ones on a list for me to see. I hope by the end of the year, maybe, I’ll have the number up to 200; that’s a lot of movies.