background preloader

10 movie poster cliches (with plenty of examples)

10 movie poster cliches (with plenty of examples)
If you’ve ever felt like movie posters are all the same, you now have proof that your hunch is right, thanks to these compilations by Christophe Courtois… (You can click on the images to enlarge them.) 1. Big heads in the sky over tiny people on a beach 2. From the back (often with weaponry) 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Update: Here are 5 more. (via ONTD, TheFW)

http://twentytwowords.com/2011/11/09/10-movie-poster-cliches-with-plenty-of-examples/

Related:  HumorWork Stuff

UCB Parents Jokes &Quotes: 8 rules for dating my daughter This page is brought to you by UC Berkeley Parents Network Back to the Jokes & Quotes Collection 8 rules for dating my daughter Copyright 1999 W. Bruce Cameron ==> Please do NOT remove the copyright from this essay! <== When I was in high school I used to be terrified of my girlfriend's father, who I believe suspected me of wanting to place my hands on his daughter's chest. He would open the door and immediately affect a good-naturedly murderous expression, holding out a hand that, when gripped, felt like it could squeeze carbon into diamonds. Now, years later, it is my turn to be the dad.

50 Extremely Awesome Examples of Typography This time we’re gonna show you some truly inspiring works with text, also referred to as typography. This can be used many places; in magazines, advertisements, websites, logos and more. These great pieces will show you that there are no boundaries and that you can make almost anything with text if you have a good portion of creativity and talent. Typography can in todays terms be so much more than what you find in a book or magazine. The Filthy Archives - Big Empire Movie Reviews A-D || E-I || J-M || N-R || S-V || W-Z See who won the 2001 Filthies See who the 2000 Filthies See who the Filthy Readers picked in 1999 See who won the 1999 Filthies See Who Won the 1998 Filthies

The Top 10 Relationship Words That Arent Translatable Into English Here are my top ten words, compiled from online collections, to describe love, desire and relationships that have no real English translation, but that capture subtle realities that even we English speakers have felt once or twice. As I came across these words I’d have the occasional epiphany: “Oh yeah! That’s what I was feeling...” The Banned From Walmart Letter I got this awhile ago and really enjoyed it, so enjoy! This is why women should not take men shopping against their will. After I retired, my wife insisted that I accompany her on her trips to Walmart. Unfortunately, like most men, I found shopping boring and preferred to get in and get out.

Typographer's Glossary Serif: Serif's are semi-structural details on the ends of some of the strokes that make up letters and symbols. A typeface that has serifs is called a serif typeface (or seriffed typeface). Some of the main classifications of Serif type are: Blackletter, Venetian, Garalde, Modern, Slab Serif, Transitional, and Informal. Fonts in each classfication share certain similiar characteristics including the shape or appearance of their serifs. Serif fonts are widely used in traditional printed material such as books and newspapers. The best films of the '00s The scene was not unlike 12 Angry Men (or, in this case, 3 Shlubby Men, 1 Exasperated Woman, And A Dude On Speaker Phone From Arkansas): Armed with lists of their favorite movies of the decade, the five core A.V. Club film writers spent days sequestered in a stuffy, un-air-conditioned room—okay, it was actually just a few hours, and we were comfortable—in an effort to forge consensus on the Top 50 films of the ’00s. The result: A ranked list that is in no way arbitrary and will serve as the canonical standard for decades to come.

Incredible Dusty Car Windows Art Works Incredible Dusty Car Windows Art Works Most people can’t resist when they see a dirty car window and end up scrawling funny figures or clever messages. But their are great and talented artist, elevating these dust-covered canvases to the level of high art. Link Be Sociable, Share!

Related: