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Watch: video recap of the Mondo & Disney gallery show at SXSW

At this year's SXSW, Mondo - the collectible poster and merchandise division of Austin's Alamo Drafthouse - did something pretty special: they partnered with legendary animation powerhouse Disney to commission new works based off of Disney...

 
 
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Flix for Short: A Day for Cake and Accidents

A Day for Cake and Accidents is an animated short film, and a collaboration between artists Steve Reinke and Jessie Mott. The absurdest work focuses on a nonsensical birthday party, though some of the attendees seem preoccupied with impendi...

 
 
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Mondo to release two Back to the Future posters tomorrow

In addition to Mondo's gallery show of artist Laurent Durieux's works this month, the poster and merchandise division of the Alamo Drafthouse chain of movie theaters has announced that they'll be releasing two new Back to the Future posters...

 
 
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Canceled Bioshock movie art captures Bioshock nicely

The Bioshock movie was under a sea of of budget and rating issues until the videogame's creator Ken Levine mercifully pulled the plug on the project many years ago. But after seeing how great Bioshock Infinite looked (even if the actual gam...

 
 
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Mondo to release an awesome poster for Gravity today

At a random time today, Mondo -- the poster and apparel and other cool things division of the Austin-based Alamo Drafthouse -- will be releasing online this awesome poster for Alfonso Cuarón's critically lauded science fiction thrill...

 
 
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Art Book: Crazy 4 Cult: Cult Movie Art 2

Over the past few years,  no other name in the art world has become quite as synonymous with excellent popular culture art as Los Angeles' Gallery 1988 and their annual show, Crazy 4 Cult. The show encompasses virtually every cult mo...

 
 
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An interview with Jensen Karp of Gallery 1988

If you know about pop culture art, then you know Jensen Karp. Co-owner, co-curator and co-founder of the Los Angeles based Gallery 1988, Karp and the other half of G1988, Katie Cromwell, have spent the last (almost) decade creating one of t...

 
 
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NYFF Review: The Missing Picture

At last year's New York Asian Film Festival I saw a documentary called Golden Slumbers, which focused on the lost cinema of Cambodia. The Khmer Rouge had destroyed cinema houses and film negatives throughout the country, wiping out an entir...

 
 
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NYFF Review: Tim's Vermeer

Watching Tim's Vermeer, I was sort of reminded of a pair of art documentaries that turn ideas about artists and creation on their ear. There's My Kid Could Paint That, a doc about a purported child prodigy named Marla Olmstead, and there's ...

 
 
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Is this Godzilla's new face?

Spotted at a licensing event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, a poster for the upcoming reboot of Godzilla, releasing in 2014, seems to have revealed the King of the Mothraf**king Monsters new face. As a courtesy to those who want to stay in the ...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Cutie and the Boxer

I might have missed Ushio and Noriko Shinohara's apartment if it wasn't for the doorbell and the little handwritten sign above it. Now it seems so obvious. Around their home there's a bridal shop, some nice places for lunch, and chic spots ...

 
 
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Review: Cutie and the Boxer

A friend of mine who's a poet once told me that she'd never date another writer. If I remember the conversation right, it had a lot to do with sharing too many neuroses and concerns with someone, which would become intolerable; it would be ...

 
 
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Enter to win an Art of Elysium book!

[This contest is now over! Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to our winner! Stay tuned for more contests! -- Liz] Elysium, the new science fiction social/political thriller from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp, releases in...

 
 
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Mondo unveils some marvelous posters for SDCC 2013

As we mentioned yesterday, Mondo has some awesome stuff lined up for this year's San Diego Comic Con. In addition to their awesome lineup of six posters by various artists for Guillermo del Toro's upcoming Pacific Rim that we previewed yest...

 
 
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Check out these awesome Mondo Pacific Rim posters

Earlier this morning Entertainment Weekly debuted these awesome posters via Mondo for Guillermo del Toro's forthcoming monster-robot action movie Pacific Rim. There's four different posters by three different artists. The black and gray pos...

 
 
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NYC: Where is My Mind art exhibit at Bottleneck

A new art show kicks off this weekend at the Bottleneck Art Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. This one's called Where is My Mind, and it features more than 60 artists from all over the world creating their favorite trippy moments from pop ...

 
 
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The World's End shows off its pub's signs

For those of you unaware, The Worlds End is about a bunch of British guys who go for an epic pub crawl during which some very crazy stuff goes down. The trailer can fill you in.  Don't you want to go to all those awesome pubs? We...

 
 
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Giant Studio Ghibli mural brings the memories back

We're nearing the Japanese release of both of Studio Ghibli's next films -- Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises) comes out on July 20 and Takahata Isao's Kaguya-hime no Monogatari (The Tale of Princess Kaguya) hits this Fall. To celebrate and...

 
 
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Mondo's Man of Steel posters are super

Mondo has a such a way with its movie posters that even if you weren't excited for an upcoming film, just looking at one of its pieces will instantly change your mind. Case in point: Mondo's Man of Steel collection. The header above feature...

 
 
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Check out these remade original trilogy Star Wars posters

An artist and illustrator who goes by the name Old Red Jalopy recently created these awesome posters for the original Star Wars trilogy; A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and The Return of the Jedi, in the style of other iconic movie post...

 
 
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Katniss believes she can fly in new Catching Fire poster

Did you see that disturbingly good looking teaser trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire a month ago and think to yourself, "this could totes use more cloud wings"? Then do I have a treat for you! Here's the newest poster for Catching ...

 
 
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Flix For Short: Tallest Heights

Tallest Heights was painstakingly made by filmmakers Becky & Joe, who employed an old filmmaking technique that reached the height of its popularity in the 1960s and 70s - physical manipulation of actual analogue film. They scratched, ...

 
 
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Concept art for Darren Aronofsky's Batman: Year One

Concept art from the scrapped Darren Aronofsky-led Batman: Year One adaptation were recently unearthed by the Comic Book Movie guys. The images (which are in the gallery below) show a much more realistic, down-to-earth take on Bat...

 
 
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NYC: I Love You Man art exhibit at Bottleneck Gallery

This weekend, a new art show will be opening at the Bottleneck Art Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. This one's called I Love You Man. It runs from May 10th through May 26th, and features the work of more than 70 artists from around the wo...

 
 
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Mondo reveals new posters for Iron Man 3

Mondo, movie merchandise team of lore, has announced they will have three Iron Man 3 posters going on sale at the end of this week. Two from artist Martin Ansin and one from the Phantom City Creative studio. Both artists had different appro...

 
 
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Artists design awesome new posters for Battle Royale

Art and design blog The Fox is Black recently held a contest inviting artists and designers from all over the world to create some new and incredible posters for the infamous Japanese horror-thriller movie Battle Royale, and man, the result...

 
 
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Thoughts on twohundredfiftysixcolors

twohundredfiftysixcolors is hard to discuss without any outside exposition. It's not a "film" so much as it is a collection of thousands of GIFs played back to back in a somewhat loose progression with no sound, no music, nothing ...

 
 
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Chicagoans: Check out twohundredfiftysixcolors this week

twohundredfiftysixcolors is an ambitious film comprised of thousands of GIFs to invoke a conversation about the art form and how GIFs can relate to the early processes of cinema. Considering just how popular animated GIFs have become o...

 
 
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NYC: When The Lights Go Out art exhibit at Bottleneck

A new show is opening this weekend at the Bottleneck Art Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It's called When the Lights Go Out, and features the work of more than 60 artists who've created pieces in glow-in-the-dark ink. The gallery will be...

 
 
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Bartkira - a mashup of The Simpsons and Akira

Artists James Harvey and Ryan Humphrey have concocted what may be the greatest artistic mashup ever. Somewhere these guys came up with the brilliant idea of retelling the story of famed Japanese manga and anime Akira ... with The Simpsons c...

 
 
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Artist creates gorgeous and unofficial movie posters

A Los Angeles based artist who goes by the name Midnight Marauder has been quietly pumping out some incredible, unofficial movie posters over the last few years. Midnight Marauder (let's call him/her MM) seems to be inspired by a mix of old...

 
 
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NYC: Popular Face of New York art show

There's a new movie-themed art show going on over at The Bottleneck Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (You may remember mention of Bottleneck lat last year for the Alternate Endings art show.) This new show is called The Popular Face of Ne...

 
 
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Flix for Short: RGB XYZ

RGB XYZ is an animated short film by artist David O'Reilly. It's about leaving home for the big city, growing up and discovering one's place in the universe. O'Reilly says that RGB XYZ was a sort of stepping stone for him and that it helpe...

 
 
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Check out movie product placement art

Who doesn’t love product placement? Oh wait, not that kind of product placement! I meant fake products within the realm of movies. Based in Los Angeles, Gallery 1988 is opening their newest show, Product Placement, on March 9 through ...

 
 
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UPDATE: Even more Catching Fire character portraits

UPDATE 2: We now have Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), Gale (one of the Thor brothers) and Finnick (Sam Claflin) portraits in the gallery! And they all look appropriately attractive. This is probably it. If not, expect another update as this gets c...

 
 
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Mondo releases poster series for the 2013 Oscars

As we mentioned last week, the movie poster art mavens at Mondo commissioned and released a series of posters for various Oscar nominees this year. They showed us three posters before the Oscars were awarded, but now that the show is over w...

 
 
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3 Mondo posters for the 2013 Oscars revealed

For the second year in a row, Mondo (the movie poster art powerhouse) has commissioned a set of posters for select Academy Award nominees. Three of the set have been officially announced, and others are going to debut during the broadcast o...

 
 
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Do you know your film ABC's

Now if this looks familiar to you, we have shown work done by Stephen Wildish before. His newest work is the “Action Film Alphabet” with the showcasing of numerous action movies. As with his other works, the image from a film an...

 
 




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