Pretty pictures

Tomorrow is the last day of 2013, and the ‘best of’ lists are everywhere. Today’s topic?

Best Movie Posters

Many of these lists number 20 or more; mine only has five.

Nebraska — simple, soulful and a bit sad…like the man it portrays.
nebraska poster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August: Osage County — how to represent an entire family dynamic in one image.
august osage county poster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Man of Steel — any camp that remained in this franchise flew out the window with this image.
man of steel poster

 

The Grand Budapest Hotel — Wes Anderson’s newest world in a pretty pink box.
grand budapest hotel poster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

But sadly, none of these posters — toiled over by studio marketing departments — can beat this bootleg poster that was mistakenly used to promote the Thor sequel in China:
fake thor poster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parody rocks.

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