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Widescreen: Bullet scarred outdoor cinema (Kabul, Afghanistan)

It’s worth remembering that while we in the profligate ‘west’ ponder cinema’s fate – with seemingly endless developments offering us even more choice as to how and where we interact with film – there are some places that don’t afford their inhabitants the same kind of freedoms. The image above then, by celebrated photographer Simon […]

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Incoming: The Big Picture Issue 7 now available!

The new issue of the Big Picture magazine is now available to download and enjoy in all its glory. Themed around the re-release of John Frankenheimer’s 1960s cult classic The Manchurian Candidate, the issue delves deep into the world of politics, suspense, paranoia and mismanaged motherhood. Along with the usual roundup of classic film posters, […]

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One Sheet: The Godfather Poster, Re-imagined

To help promote the re-release in cinemas of The Godfather later this month, The Big Picture editor asked a select group of students at the University of the West of England’s celebrated graphic design course to have a crack at re-designing the film poster to connect with a new audience. The simple brief asked students […]

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Poster Boy: One sheets of distinction

Traditionally seen as a vital part of any PR campaign, one sheet movie posters continue to have an affect on our decision making when it comes to choosing what films to see. Successful posters effectively act as conduits of the movies themes, tone and style and – like good book covers or cd sleeves – […]