ScreenFonts: May 2017 | The Leftovers

These posters didn’t make the cut, but are still noteworthy for their design and/or typography.
Film poster for Actor Martinez

Actor Martinez © 2016 Mary Jane Films. This intriguing minimalist poster forms part of a cohesive series on view in the Small Form Films gallery.

Film poster for Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island © 2017 Warner Bros & Legendary Entertainment. Illustration style, color palette, layout, typography—everything is just picture-perfect in Bond’s homage to the early blockbusters from the 1970s.

Film poster for Kong: Skull Island

With their IMAX special edition poster, Little Giant Studios pays tribute to…

Film poster for Apocalypse Now

Tom Jung and Bob Peak’s iconic painted art for Apocalypse Now.

Film poster for The Devil’s Candy

The Devil’s Candy © 2015 Snoot Entertainment. Apocalypse Now’s influence also surfaces in Ken Taylor’s gorgeous artwork.

Film poster for The Devil’s Candy

I like how the blotchy painted lettering is similar, but not identical, in the two posters.

Film poster for House on Willow Street

House on Willow Street © 2016 the Darkside, Fat Cigar Productions. The painted theatrical one-sheet references the classic horror movie posters from the same era.

Film poster for My Scientology Movie

My Scientology Movie © 2015 BBC Films. The inimitable Ralph Steadman lends his scratchy pen strokes and watercolors to Mister.Stheatrical one-sheet combining photography with an illustrated background.

Film poster for Carrie Pilby

Carrie Philby © 2016 Braveart Films. Beautifully painted key art from The Refinery, with strands of blue hair framing shimmering, lifelike eyes.

Film poster for Carrie Pilby

This whimsical alternate design creates fun orange color accents with the goldfish, wallpaper, and movie title.

Film poster for T2 Trainspotting

T2 Trainspotting © 2017 TriStar Pictures. Black-and-white photography, bold Neue Haas Grotesk knocked out of intense orange, and a lot of attitude are all this poster needs to sling you twenty years into the past.

Film poster for Song to Song

Song to Song © 2017 Broad Green Pictures. The vinyl single aesthetic serves this theatrical one-sheet very well.

Film poster for David Lynch: The Art Life

David Lynch: The Art Life © 2016 Absurda. It’s always fun to see friends’ typefaces in the wild. This poster, for example, features Erik van Blokland’s Action Condensed. The chiseled leg on the R bears some resemblance to Amplitude.

Film poster for In Search of Israeli Cuisine

In Search of Israeli Cuisine © 2016 Florentine Films / Sherman Pictures. Eagle beautifully ties together this book-cover-like poster.