Thursday, September 9, 2010

GREAT POSTER ART 003: Grindhouse Edition

Posters for Exploitation/Grindhouse films of the 70's are a whole new breed when it comes to poster art. They are the type of posters you'd expect to see a tear in the bottom right hand corner. One would find these posters in the lobby of a dingy run down theatre. Of course, there has to be that tagline for each film.

Here are some of my favorite examples from that era of exploitation:


  1. What do you think about Shine A Light?

  2. I'm not a huge fan of the Stones. But being it's a Scorsese directed doc, I couldn't pass it up. The one thing I wished there would have been more of in the music doc was footage of Charlie Watts drumming. There is an inbalance between shots of him and the amount of coverage for Mick & Keith. Some great backstage footage rounds things out nicely. Overall: B-