(Above) Italian artist Mario Piovano takes on Hammer’s 1959 version of The Mummy. Pic via Heritage Auctions.
Came across this Italian poster from the great Enzo Sciotti for “Samuel” Raimi’s original Evil Dead over at Westgate Gallery. As of this posting, it can be yours for the reasonable price tag of $75.
(Above) Averardo Ciriello’s Italian poster art for Martin Scorsese’s breakout third feature film Mean Streets (1973). Though set around the New York neighborhoods where Scorsese grew up, 20 of the film’s 26 shooting days took place in Los Angeles.
Set in Spokane, Washington, Vision Quest (1985) stars Matthew Modine as a high school wrestler who embarks on a quixotic mission to drop multiple weight classes in order to take on his region’s top grappler.
Madonna makes a brief appearance in the film as a singer at a club crooning “Crazy for You.” That cameo was enough for Italian poster artist extraordinaire Enzo Sciotti to re-imagine the movie as a Madonna vehicle in which Modine also does a bit of wrestling – in a ring.