Poster Mania: Ant-Man, Maps to the Stars, Accidental Love, and More
Welcome to this Tuesday’s rendition of Poster Mania. My goal today is to give you the seven latest movie posters. Today will range from big Marvel blockbuster (Ant-Man) to the unknown (Girlhood) with everything (Maps to the Stars, Accidental Love, Effie Gray, It Follows, and Paper Planes) in between.
You can find each poster along with information regarding every movie below. Make sure to check out yesterday’s Trailer Round-Up if you missed that!
One of today’s holdovers from yesterday is a big one (pun intended) – Ant-Man. Marvel took a significant risk last year by adding Guardians of the Galaxy to their repertoire. This year they’re doing something similar with the Paul Rudd-fronted franchise. Peyton Reed’s (Yes Man) foray into the Marvel Cinematic Universe hits theaters on July 17, 2015 and they make fun at their hero’s stature in the first poster above. (Source: ScreenRant)
Another repeater from yesterday is David Cronenberg’s (Cosmopolis) satire Maps to the Stars. Cronenberg (or perhaps the marketing team) took a couple pages out of Christopher Nolan’s playbook with a poster that seems to combine Memento and The Prestige into one poster. Maps to the Stars stars Julianne Moore, Robert Pattinson, and more and should release on February 27th. Check out yesterday’s trailer, too. (Source: Comingsoon)
Continuing on the Trailer train, I’ve got a new poster for Accidental Love (which debuted a trailer last week). The pic is notable because it’s directed by acclaimed director David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook) but has somehow had trouble finding a release. You’ll be able to see the movie on February 10th and it stars Jessica Biel and Jake Gyllenhaal. The first poster is above. (Source: Collider)
Effie Gray released a debut poster yesterday. Richard Laxton’s (Grow Your Own) biographical movie stars Dakota Fanning (Super 8) as the title character in the movie that’ll follow Gray and her alleged love triangle. You may have heard of this film because of some of the court proceedings dealing with the script (which was ultimately won by actress, and now screenwriter, Emma Thompson). Look for the trailer next week as this movie gears up for an April 3rd playdate. (Source: IMDb)
Next up is the first poster I’ve seen for the horror film It Follows. David Robert Mitchell’s (The Myth of the American Sleepover) movie stars Maika Monroe (Labor Day) as a 19-year-old that starts having strange visions. It definitely doesn’t seem like my kind of movie but you could check it out on March 27th. (Source: Cineplex)
Above you can also see a new poster for the film Paper Planes. It’s okay if you hadn’t heard of this movie before today. Apparently, it stars Sam Worthington (Avatar) in a film about a boy’s mission to compete in the World Paper Plane Championships. It’s described as “imaginative” and I at least find the premise interesting. A poster is above if you’re interested in Robert Connolly’s (The Bank) Australian movie. It currently doesn’t have a U.S. release date. (Source: IMP Awards)
In the case of the unfortunately named, I’ve got a poster for the movie Girlhood to finish us off today. With no relation to the award-grabbing film Boyhood, I’m interested in why a title change wasn’t in the cards. Either way, there’s a new poster for the movie above. It stars newcomer Karidja Touré who is directed by Celine Sciamma (Tomboy). Check out the French film on January 30th. (Source: IMDb)
Make sure to stop back in tomorrow for some new movie photos.
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