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Film posters of the 90s : the essential movies of the decade, from the Reel Poster Gallery collection /
edited by Tony Nourmand and Graham Marsh.
imprint
London : Aurum Press, 2005.
description
127 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 30 cm.
ISBN
1845130960 (pbk.)
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Book
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imprint
London : Aurum Press, 2005.
isbn
1845130960 (pbk.)
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
5631589
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'Film Posters of the 90s', edited by Tony Nourmand and Graham Marsh, features movie posters from around the world showing how different countries market movies.
Long Description
Whatever your taste in movies, the filmmakers of the 1990s had it covered. The big studios took advantage of computer-generated imagery to produce spectacular, megabudget "event" movies like
Main Description
Aurum's series of Film Poster books that have covered all of the decades from930 to 1980 have sent the benchmark for the look and design of this genre ofook, a format and style that has been much copied. The decades series isrought right up to date with the book that covers the last decade of lastentury, an era where the blockbuster film became the goal of all of thetudios and where special effects came to the fore. Animation moved ahead at lightning speed and art house movies, particularly from the Orient, becameuge global hits due to their quality. These changes were reflected in theovie posters and the collection put together from the Reel Poster Galleryrchive looks at the great posters and how different countries marketifferent films, many focusing on using stills from the film but others stillsing beautifully painted artworks as posters. As with the other books in theeries, this woill be a fantastic gift for all mpvie fans as well as designnd art students who can see how movie poster design has evolved.
Main Description
Whatever your taste in movies, the filmmakers of the 1990s had it covered. The big studios took advantage of computer-generated imagery to produce spectacular, mega-budget "event" movies likeTitanic, The Matrix,andMission Impossible.A new generation of independentslike Quentin Tarantino and the Coen brotherswere winning accolades with low-tech, low-budget films likeReservoir DogsandThe Big Lebowski.Meanwhile, Spielberg turned to war withSaving Private Ryan,Eastwood breathed new life into the Western withUnforgiven,and the Brits chipped in withThe Full MontyandTrainspotting.Despite Hollywood's infatuation with digital, the poster has remained one of the most important means of promoting films. The images in this book represent the creme de la creme of a dazzling decade of filmmaking and graphic art. Tony Nourmand is co-owner of the Reel Poster Gallery in London and a poster consultant to Christie's; Graham Marsh is a designer and art director. Together, they have producedHorror Poster ArtandScience Fiction Poster Art,and collections of 20th-century film posters by decade.
Main Description
Whatever your taste in movies, the filmmakers of the 1990s had it covered. The big studios took advantage of computer-generated imagery to produce spectacular, mega-budget "event" movies like Titanic, The Matrix, and Mission Impossible. A new generation of independentslike Quentin Tarantino and the Coen brotherswere winning accolades with low-tech, low-budget films like Reservoir Dogs and The Big Lebowski. Meanwhile, Spielberg turned to war with Saving Private Ryan, Eastwood breathed new life into the Western with Unforgiven, and the Brits chipped in with The Full Monty and Trainspotting. Despite Hollywood's infatuation with digital, the poster has remained one of the most important means of promoting films. The images in this book represent the creme de la creme of a dazzling decade of filmmaking and graphic art. Tony Nourmand is co-owner of the Reel Poster Gallery in London and a poster consultant to Christie's; Graham Marsh is a designer and art director. Together, they have produced Horror Poster Art and Science Fiction Poster Art, and collections of 20th-century film posters by decade.
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Whatever your taste in movies, the filmmakers of the 1990s had it covered. The big studios took advantage of computer-generated imagery to produce spectacular, megabudget "event" movies like Titanic, The Matrix, and Mission Impossible. A new generation of independents-like Quentin Tarantino and the Coen brothers-was winning accolades with low-tech, low-budget films like Reservoir Dogs and The Big Lebowski. Meanwhile, Spielberg turned to war with Saving Private Ryan, Eastwood breathed new life into the Western with Unforgiven, and the Brits chipped in with The Full Monty and Trainspotting. Despite Hollywood's infatuation with digital, the poster has remained one of the most important means of promoting films. The images in this book represent the creme de la creme of a dazzling decade of filmmaking and graphic art. Tony Nourmand is co-owner of the Reel Poster Gallery in London and a poster consultant for Christie's; Graham Marsh is a designer and art director. Together, they have also produced Horror Poster Art, Science Fiction Poster Art, and Film Posters of the 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s.

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