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Recycling is good for the environment, but the story is not the same when it comes to film covers. Now I don’t want to make it seem that I’m completely bashing this industry, believe me I love well made movies, however I feel like pushing the creativity needs to be the goal for every film. Subconsciously we don’t notice that some of the newly released film covers look more than a little familiar.
Christophe Courtois has managed to catch the elephant in the room using a visual manner. He made a compact collection of movie posters and put them together according to their genre. If you were to look back at posters from 50 years ago, you would happen to find cool and creative film covers. Some movies stray away from copy and pasting, while others chase currency.
Today we will try to prove our point of view using the images below. We compiled a nice collection of niche based movie covers. You will all see what Chris tried to show in one glance. Before leaving, we would love for you to share your opinion on this topic in the comment section. Enjoy!
Reflections in a Golden Eye
The Headless Woman
Blue colors and street images – Mysterious stories (thrillers)
Black, White, Red – Action movies, a lot of guns
The Clever Copycat
Text and Faces
Legs Spread Wide
They’re After You
Night And Flames
The All-Action Intellectual Hero
I See You
The Red Dress – Romance
Unicolor – The smaller, less known movies
Miniature People, Floating Heads in the Clouds
Back to Back
A silhouette in front of the ocean – Drama and emotion
In Bed Together
Animals – If they play an important part in the movies, blue is an important color
Blindfolded – Law and Justice
Tom Cruise – Preferably profile
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