Golden Age monster movie posters from Sweden

October is here, which means another year of Deep Fried Movies’ 31 Days of Horror. I’ll be posting a genre-related treat each day this month, starting with this Universal Studios-centric collection of Swedish posters from the Golden Age of Horror.

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Most of the posters are courtesy of Heritage Auctions. The Frankenstein art found below is currently up for bid through October 26th. Continue Reading ›

Jay Shaw’s new poster for the horror comedy Cooties

Cooties poster

We may only be two weeks into the new year, but we find it hard to fathom Jay Shaw’s Cooties poster not making Deep Fried Movies’ list of 2014’s best horror ads.

Cooties features Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson and 30 Rock page Jack McBrayer battling a horde of gradeschoolers turned bonkers by a virus. It’s currently set for an October release.

The Best Horror Posters of 2013

#2. Grabbers (by Gary Pullin)

Unlike most genres, horror movies aren’t typically sold based on star power. Thus while the majority of wide releases now feature posters with the photoshopped mugs of movie stars, horror films – particularly those of the indie variety – remain freer to employ less literal advertising artwork.  Continue Reading ›