Movie Posters

New Poster Posse Posters for “Cars 3”

Cars 3 opens in theaters a week from today on Friday, June 16. I like these Poster Posse posters that were commissioned by the Walt Disney Studios to commemorate the upcoming release of the film.


Artist: Andrew Swainson (© Disney•Pixar)

Artist: Stephen Sampson (© Disney•Pixar)

Artist: Oli Riches (© Disney•Pixar)

Artist: Doaly (© Disney•Pixar)

Artist: Jeremy Pailler (© Disney•Pixar)

Artist: Adam Rabalais (© Disney•Pixar)


Artist: Rodolforever (© Disney•Pixar)


Artist: Maria Suarez Inclan (© Disney•Pixar)


Artist: Salvador Anguiano (© Disney•Pixar)


Sources: Oh My Disney, Poster Posse

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Movie Posters

40th Anniversary of ‘Star Wars’


The original Star Wars film made its debut 40 years ago today on May 25, 1977. I still vividly remember my Mom and Dad taking our family to the Center Theatre in downtown Salt Lake City that summer to see Star Wars and how wowed we all were by it. I am extremely grateful for my dear parents for this and so many other happy memories.

Here’s one of my all-time favorite Star Wars posters–the “Style A” poster designed and painted by the great American artist Tom Jung.

And as an added bonus, here’s a 40th birthday post from the official Star Wars Instagram feed:

And many more. 🎈🎉 #StarWars #StarWars40th #ANewHope

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Images © Lucasfilm Ltd.

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Thoughts on Movies

Happy Star Wars Day

© Lucasfilm


It’s May 4th, so let me be the millionth person to tell you Happy Star Wars Day and “May the fourth be with you.” Here are some of my favorite posts I’ve seen online today from the many creative folks on the internet.

#MayTheFourthBeWithYou

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#starwarsday #maythe4thbewithyou #starwars

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Once upon a time, in a cooler far, far away… #MayTheFourthBeWithYou #ShareaCoke #StarWarsDay

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And some of my Mormon Tabernacle Choir friends might appreciate this one, particularly after tonight’s rehearsal:

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Classic Cinema

2017 TCM Classic Film Festival Day Four Report

The final day of the 2017 Turner Classic Movies (TCM) Classic Film Festival has come and gone. The festival has been great every day and it definitely ended on a high note for me.

I saw three films:

Postcards from the Edge (1990)

TCM programmed this film as a tribute to Carrie Fisher who died last December (TCM also paid tribute to Debbie Reynolds by screening her first film Singin’ in the Rain). The film is based on Carrie Fisher’s book of the same title; Carrie also wrote the screenplay. I loved this film in 1990 and I loved seeing it again today. Carrie’s brother Todd Fisher and Richard Dreyfus (who has a supporting role in the film) were there and gave their remarks after the screening. Sadly, I missed their commentary because I had to go get in line for the next film.

What’s Up, Doc? (1972)

Seeing this on the big screen was a total delight. Introducing the film was director Peter Bogdanovich! Such a treat.

Lady in the Dark (1944)

This was another nitrate print screening, but the film was in Technicolor. The shades of color were remarkable, unlike anything I have ever seen.

Both What’s Up, Doc? and Lady in the Dark were screened at the Egyptian Theatre.


That’s a wrap!

Many thanks to the folks at TCM who worked so hard to put on such an outstanding event. The film festival just worked very well in all regards (other than having to choose between so many good films; I wanted to see them all). Can’t wait to go back.

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