Pic of the Day – The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

The Man Who Fell to Earth poster by Martin Ansin

In honor of the passing of cinematographer turned director Nicolas Roeg, here’s Martin Ansin’s alternative poster for Roeg’s 1976 film The Man Who Fell to Earth. In addition to his own films as director – highlighted by Walkabout (1971) and Don’t Look Now (1973) – Roeg shot The Masque of Red Death (1964) for Roger Corman and Fahrenheit 451 (1966) for Francois Truffaut.

The awesome film site Cinephilia and Beyond has an excellent post about Don’t Look Now to check out that includes Roeg interviews and a copy of the film’s script.

31 Days of Horror: The artwork of Mondo

Halloween (Ken Taylor)

Halloween (1978) by Ken Taylor

When Mondo put out its shingle back in 2004, it sold cult movie-centric t-shirts out of a room the size of a coat check closet at the original Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas. Today, Mondo has transformed into a purveyor of highly sought-after alternative posters, commissioning original artworks whose limited runs typically sell out on their first day of availability. (continue reading) Continue Reading ›