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42: Movie Posters of the 80’s - Part 1: This summer, The Poster Boys take an extended trip back to the movie theatre lightboxes and video stores of their childhoods, and survey the Movie Posters of the 80’s in a two-part spectacular. In Part I, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith comment

42: Movie Posters of the 80’s - Part 1: This summer, The Poster Boys take an extended trip back to the movie theatre lightboxes and video stores of their childhoods, and survey the Movie Posters of the 80’s in a two-part spectacular. In Part I, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith comment

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42: Movie Posters of the 80’s - Part 1: This summer, The Poster Boys take an extended trip back to the movie theatre lightboxes and video stores of their childhoods, and survey the Movie Posters of the 80’s in a two-part spectacular. In Part I, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith comment

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Length:
105 minutes
Released:
Jul 2, 2018
Format:
Podcast Episode

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This summer, The Poster Boys take an extended trip back to the movie theatre lightboxes and video stores of their childhoods, and survey the Movie Posters of the 80’s in a two-part spectacular. In Part I, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith comment on trends in 80’s poster design, titles, typography, and branding, holding both photo-based designs and richly illustrated painted works on the same playing field as pieces of key art worthy of both nostalgic remembrance and fresh objectivity. SHOW NOTES & LINKS People Only Die of Love in Movies: Film Writing by Jim Ridley Trajan: How one typeface took over movie posters Mondo to Release JAWS Screenprint based on Roger Kastel’s original missing painting Music selections: “Bass on Titles” theme; “Bod Boy by Miami Sound Machine; Waves by Debbie Lytton. Follow Brandon Schaefer at @seekandspeak, and Sam Smith at @samsmyth. Special thanks to producer Adrian Cobb.  
Released:
Jul 2, 2018
Format:
Podcast Episode