Studio posters versus their artsy alternatives
Above are the official posters for a pair of underperforming action movies from earlier this year. They convey all the basic information about the movies they represent. These actors will appear. They will fire guns. There will be explosions. You will see at least this much of Emma Stone’s thigh.
Below is the work of six artists who’ve crafted their own “unofficial” posters, part of a new groundswell of “alternative” posters countering the studios’ glut of hyper-literal promotional materials.