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Adrian Curry, on his excellent blog about movie posters, has placed this poster for the indie comedy “Frank” at the top of his list of 2014’s best movie posters. It’s a good choice, but his selection for the number two slot is bewildering to me.
This is the U.K. poster for the British band Pulp’s documentary “Pulp: A Film about Life, Death & Supermarkets.” It’s passable, but perhaps because the central band photo is so familiar to me from following Pulp since the 1990s, it comes off as unremarkable, even lazy. Meanwhile, a far superior poster was issued for the same film’s U.S. release (which I wrote about here):
Aside from that selection, the rest of Curry’s list makes a lot more sense to me and contains some real gems. You can see it in full at mubi.com.+