Star Wars movie poster via Olly Moss
Creating a good movie poster is an artform. A lot of the time, the professional designers get it right. They create works of art that perfectly capture our favorite movies. Sometimes, though, they get it wrong.
The Road movie poster via Karezoid
Up movie poster via Profound Whatever
Each of the films featured here each originally had some pretty rockin’ posters. I mean, who could forget Natalie Portman’s chilling visage on the poster for Black Swan? Or the absolutely classic poster for Star Wars: A New Hope?
Black Swan movie poster via Sam’s Myth
Harry Potter movie poster via Movie Cultists
You can leave it to the fans, however, to reinvision these classic films and produce just-for-fun movie posters that equal the actual movie posters, if not completely blow them out of the water!
In some cases, the fans even make amazing posters for movies that are only just recently announced, like The Dark Knight Rises:
The Dark Knight Rises movie poster via Daily Blam
So, what are some of your favorite movie posters, official or fan-made?
Aidan Moher is the editor of A Dribble of Ink, a humble little blog that exists in some dusty corner of the web. He hasn’t won any awards, or published any novels. But he’s, uhh… working on that. He is also curator of Tor.com Fantasy and a contributor at SF Signal and the lackey for io9’s Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast.