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    DescriptionOver the years the motion picture industry has (sadly) gravitated to generating poorly cropped and heavily airbrushed posters that rely far too often on celebrity head shots. Thankfully, an underground network of graphic designers and artists has reinvigorated the art of the movie poster, crafting stunning pieces for classic and cult films. Here is the first comprehensive look at the movement, presenting this eclectic and dynamic medium through more than 200 eye-popping posters from over 100 cutting-edge artists, coupled with fascinating commentary and behind-the-scenes information. These new, underground posters have quickly become the most coveted by ardent moviegoers; they are typically produced in very limited runs, sell out within minutes, and command upwards of several hundred dollars each. With a smart, fresh visual perspective, alternative movie posters celebrate classics like Star Wars, A Clockwork Orange, and The Shining as well as cult favorites: The Big Lebowski, Blade Runner, and Pink Flamingos.

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    Alternative Movie Posters
    Film Art from the Underground
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Matthew Chojnacki
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 207
    Width: 218 mm
    Height: 269 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,383 g
    ISBN 13: 9780764345661
    ISBN 10: 0764345664

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: APF
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: I-AT
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15860
    Abridged Dewey: 741
    BISAC V2.8: DES007040
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 27
    B&T Approval Code: C07281000
    BIC subject category V2: AKLP
    BISAC V2.8: ANT034000
    B&T Approval Code: A03450000
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 741.674
    LC classification: PN1995.9.P5 C524 2013
    Thema V1.0: ATF, AKLP
    Schiffer Publishing Ltd
    Imprint name
    Schiffer Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    28 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Atglen, PA
    Review quote
    In the 2014 IPPYs (Independent Publisher Book Awards), Matt Chojnackis Alternative Movie Posters won the Gold award in the Coffee Table Book category! The 2014 IPPY Awards medal ceremony will be held on May 28th in New York, on the eve of the BookExpo America convention.