Category Archives: Movie Poster Hall of Fame

BAMF’s Movie Poster Hall of Fame – BLACK CAESAR

It’s been a while since the last entry into the Movie Poster Hall of Fame, for which I apologize. Since it is February, and this is Black History Month, I figured we’d take the opportunity to showcase Larry Cohen’s classic … Continue reading

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BAMF’s Movie Poster Hall of Fame – DEATH RACE 2000

For this installment of the Movie Poster Hall of Fame, we proudly present director Paul Bartel’s brilliant satire, Death Race 2000. What more needs to be said? Below is an Italian version of the poster, with different artwork, but still … Continue reading

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BAMF’s Movie Poster Hall of Fame – DAWN OF THE DEAD

Okay, technically this is not a movie poster for Dawn of the Dead. Back when George Romero’s zombie classic came out in 1979, a “poster book” was released as a promotional tie-in. Poster books seemed to be something of a … Continue reading

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BAMF’s Movie Poster Hall of Fame – FIRST BLOOD

Okay, after a brief diversion to focus on a movie poster with a photo montage, we’re back to illustrated/painted goodness. The original poster for First Blood by famed artist Drew Struzan is a personal favorite. I love the poster and … Continue reading

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BAMF’s Movie Poster Hall of Fame – GUYANA: CULT OF THE DAMNED

I know. I know. I know. This poster violates the most fundamental rule of my Movie Poster Hall of Fame—it has photographs instead of illustrations/paintings. And as a rule, I always prefer posters that are illustrated, but every now and … Continue reading

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BAMF’s Movie Poster Hall of Fame – GODZILLA vs. MEGALON

I can’t lie, the poster for Godzilla vs. Megalon is terrible. I mean absolutely terrible. But here’s the deal, I saw this movie in the theaters when it came out, entered a contest, and ended up winning this poster. This … Continue reading

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BAMF’S Movie Poster Hall of Fame – FRANKENSTEIN AND THE MONSTER FROM HELL

Nothing like a good old fashioned horror movie from Hammer Studios to provide some truly classic movie poster art. Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell came towards the end of Hammer’s heyday, and seems to have been forgotten by some … Continue reading

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BAMF’s Movie Poster Hall of Fame – CONAN THE BARBARIAN

Having recently rewatched Conan The Barbarian, I can say with supreme confidence that the movie poster is the best part. The American version of the poster (above) features art by Renato Casaro. The superior European version (directly below) also features … Continue reading

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BAMF’s Movie Poster Hall of Fame – FLESH GORDON

Since our last entry in the Movie Poster Hall of Fame was Flash Gordon, somehow it seemed appropriate that the follow-up be the “adult” parody Flesh Gordon. This 1974 X-rated movie harkens back to the era when porn movies still … Continue reading

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BAMF’s Movie Poster Hall of Fame – FLASH GORDON

Here we have the first ever entry in the Movie Poster Hall of Fame from one of my favorite poster artists, Richard Amsel. From covers of TV Guide to posters for some of my favorite movies, Amsel’s work always sticks … Continue reading

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