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    Jurassic World Dinosaur Field Guide (Jurassic World) Dinosaurs may no longer rule the earth but they certainly will be ruling the box office when Jurassic World opens Friday June 12th.  Short of a massive meteor strike hitting the earth nothing will keep this massive beast...

How not to confuse cele...

  It’s no fun being a celebrity that looks or sounds like another one. Cases of mistaken identities noted by the Huffington Post over the past few years include: Andy Samberg and Andrew Garfield     Andy Samberg was mistaken for Andrew Garfield on a honeymoon layover in Dubai...

Horror Icons Get a Fash...

    Horror villains create their own deadly style. Their is not much overlap in murder techniques. Freddy Kruger only uses nightmares to kill. Hannibal Lecter never kills anything less than delicious. Leatherface would never think of using a machete over a chainsaw. Vice versa...

Reimagining Classic Mov...

Details are what makes a portrait.  And in these alternative movie posters by Flore Maquin that replace classic poster images with images of their stars it’s the little details that elevate them.   The reflections in sunglasses:  the objects of the past that fixate in Django eyes...

This Gremlins Fan Film ...

The Gremlin movies were the first time, to my knowledge, where the movies tilted towards meta-fiction. Not only were the Gremlins aware of the havoc they were causing all around them, they were aware of the havoc they were causing in the movie going audience. They knew they were...

The Scooby Doo Gang Tim...

The Scooby Doo gang normally travels in faux supernatural realms while solving their mysteries. The irrational part of the gang (Shaggy and Scooby Doo) were  unfashionable.  Scooby being a dog wore nothing. Shaggy never seemed to change his clothes, always wearing the same t-shirt and...

The Fully Updated Poste...

Inside Out, Pixar’s new film about the animated emotions that make up a teenager breaks some serious movie precedents. The five emotions (Joy, Fear, Disgust, Anger and Sadness) are portrayed as five characters and voices in the teen’s protagonist head telling her what to do,...

The Poster Posse Salute...

Of all the Summer Marvel releases Ant-Man may turn out to be the most surprising. It endured a director and screenwriter switch– from Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish to Peyton Reed and a hodgepodge of four writers that includes credits for Wright’s and Cornish’s...

Now You Can Really Play...

These cool set of Game of Thrones face cards were designed by Simona Bonafini, a freelance digital designer based in Milan, Italy. Bonafini made an impression a few months back with her Disney Princesses and other Disney characters Selfie Instagrams. Game of Thrones with its constant...

A Fan’s Beautiful...

Some times fan art achieves something remarkable.  It can both capture the essence of a favorite movie while still keeping a strong individual style.  When essence and style are perfectly mated fan art can come close to true art– showing the world we see in a truly new way.   That...

Disney Princesses and P...

Kim Kardashian herself estimates her entire selfie collection to be over 5,000 images. That is an astonishing amount of self-preserved self-absorption. Only 300, or less than 10%, is present in Kardashian’s latest bit of self-promotion, “Selfish,” a 448 page coffee...

Amazing Superhero Alpha...

When a designer decides to design a superhero alphabet he has to make difficult decisions as to which superhero (or villain) to illustrate or not illustrate. In the “Superbet” does “S” stand for Spider-Man or Superman? Superman lost this design battle. Do you give...

Artist Gets Deep Inside...

  Anatomical sketches in art are becoming a new trend. The street artist known as Nychos is famous for his dissection murals. Michael Paulus has chosen a harder substance: bones– more precisely, imagining the skeletal systems of some famous cartoon characters. The Peanuts gang...

Artist Creates Horrifyi...

I scream. You scream. We all scream for ice cream. Especially when there Ben and Jerry’s flavors. John Squires and artist Frank Browning have created 15 imaginary horrifying new flavors that can go down well or not during your next scream fest session. Or you can mix it with some...

The NFL Joins the Marve...

What does the true NFL football fan, Star Wars geek and Marvel addict do to while away the time between Super Bowl and the start of training camp and the first batch of summer Marvel Cinematic Universe releases and the December bow of Star Wars VII? He merges all these universes together...

Mighty Minion Avengers!

With the Avengers: Age of Ultron opening Friday (May 1) my blog is mainly being devoted to all sorts of Avengers art and fan tributes. Yesterday saw the advent of Marvel NFL team helmets. The Poster Posse created a wonderful Avengers: Age of Ultron tribute about a week ago. This weekend...

50 Shades of R2D2

R2D2 is without question the most loveable droid of all. Wall-E, Baymax and Johnny Five from Short Circuit will have their followers but without little old R2 they wouldn’t be software much less cute hardware. To prove that the concept of R2D2-ness is as infinite and varied as the...

Fake Portraits of Celeb...

Art stands the test of the time. And maybe some celebrities. At least that is what French graphic artist and art re-toucher Bénédicte Lacroix is trying to do in this whacky series of Photoshopped historical readjustments of some famous paintings. Lacroix has a tumblr blog devoted to...

See Your Favorite Disne...

There is something fascinating about watching favorite Disney characters grow up. Watching Peter Pan not wanting to, Simba growing learning to be a King, Cinderella easing into her slippers, Bambi becoming a stag, the sadness of The Fox and The Hound slowly learning their natural...

The Wonderful Women of ...

The lucky nine ladies of DC and Marvel that Texas based digital artist Whitney Jiar choose to illustrate are truly the best in beauty and super talent. Of course the portraits concentrate on their heroines  essential femininity.  That just makes their other super graces a sneaky kind of...
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