This Week in the Mercury

You'll See Him if You Look

Film

You'll See Him if You Look

You Can't Get Rid of The Babadook


Christmas Day Dining

Food and Drink

Christmas Day Dining

Where to Go for Christmas Day Dinner



Monday, June 24, 2013

Somebody Get Me This Pacific Rim Poster

Posted by Erik Henriksen on Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 1:29 PM

PhotoShop more or less killed the movie poster as a piece of art—now all you see behind glass cases at theaters are floating heads cut-and-pasted over other floating heads. Thankfully, a small market for better, cooler posters has gained momentum in recent years, with places like Mondo doing small-run printings of posters that are (A) awesome to look at and (B) take more than three seconds to slap together. Similarly, IMAX-branded theaters have started to offer limited-edition posters to those who show up to early screenings—like this one for Pacific Rim , by artist Sergio Grisanti, which makes the theatrical poster look really dumb.

primax.jpg

Hero Complex has more details on the poster. I keep hoping studios will look at images like these and be like, "Huh. Maybe... no, just bear with me here... maybe we should start actually using these posters in theaters? Maybe that would be... radical?" Until they do, though, you're stuck trying to get a Mondo print (good luck) or shelling out for a midnight show at an IMAX. Via Ain't It Cool, here are the few local theaters offering the poster. If you're going to one of those and if you get a poster you should give it to me! I thank you in advance.

Comments (0)

Subscribe to this thread:

Comments are closed.

All contents © Index Newspapers, LLC

115 SW Ash St. Suite 600
Portland, OR 97204

Contact Info | Privacy Policy | Production Guidelines | Terms of Use | Takedown Policy