With The Amazing Spider-Man opening in UK cinemas today, Solopress.com take a look at the Top 5 blockbuster movie posters this summer…
5. The Bourne Legacy
Californian creative advertising agency Cold Open produced this poster for the upcoming Bourne movie re-boot. It follows a similar design to the one featured in the movie’s official trailer.
Official blurb: There was never just one! The Bourne Legacy expands the Bourne universe created by author Robert Ludlum with an original story that introduces us to a new hero…
Director: Tony Gilroy
Stars: Albert Finney, Edward Norton, Jeremy Renner, Joan Allen and Rachel Weisz
Available in: 2D
What the UK press say: “Jeremy Renner is about to step out of the shadows of the likes of Tom Cruise and Robert Downey Jr as a leading man in one of the most highly-anticipated films of the year.” –Daily Mail
UK release date: 13th August 2012
Official Facebook page: www.facebook.com/thebournelegacyuk
UK movie trailer for The Bourne Legacy:
4. Total Recall
Colin Farrell adopts a similar head down pose to Tom Cruise in the 2002 poster for Minority Report. Incidentally, another movie featuring Farrell AND also based on a Philip K. Dick sci-fi story.
Official blurb: Total Recall is an action thriller about reality and memory, inspired anew by the famous short story “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale” by Philip K. Dick. Although you’ll be far more likely to remember Paul Verhoeven’s tongue-in-cheek 1990 film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Director: Len Wiseman
Stars: Bill Nighy, Bryan Cranston, Colin Farrell, Ethan Hawke and Kate Beckinsale
Available in: 2D
What the UK press say: “Hollywood hunk Colin Farrell beat off stiff competition from WWF’s wrestling brawn to bag the role as action hero in Total Recall.” –The Sun
UK release date: 22nd August 2012
Official Facebook page: www.facebook.com/TotalRecall
UK movie trailer for Total Recall:
3. The Amazing Spider-Man
There’s a wide selection of The Amazing Spider-Man movie posters to choose from, including one featuring a romantic Spidey embrace, but this is our favourite out of the bunch.
Official blurb: Based on the Marvel Comic Book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, The Amazing Spider-Man focuses on an untold story that tells a different side of the Peter Parker story…
Director: Marc Webb
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Denis Leary, Emma Stone, Martin Sheen and Rhys Ifans
Available in: 2D, 3D and IMAX
What the UK press say: “Even superheroes have gone romcom this week.” –The Observer
UK release date: Today!
Official Facebook page: www.facebook.com/theamazingspiderman
UK movie trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man:
Ridley Scott’s prequel to Alien may have received a mixed reaction from fans and critics alike, but we love the hint of classic 1979 Alien in this movie poster.
Official blurb: Ridley Scott, the director of Alien and Blade Runner, returns to the sci-fi horror movie genre he helped define…
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace
Available in: 2D, 3D, IMAX and IMAX 3D
What the UK press say: “Sterling Fassbenderiness can’t prevent Prometheus feeling like Alien’s poor relation.” –Empire
UK release date: 1st June 2012
Official Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Prometheus
UK movie trailer for Prometheus:
1. The Dark Knight Rises
A brooding Batman. Gotham City on fire. This poster does what it says on the tin for The Dark Night’s new movie. Nice work, Warner Bros.!
Official blurb: The epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy…
Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Liam Neeson, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Tom Hardy
Available in: 2D and IMAX
What the UK press say: “The Dark Knight Rises isn’t just Christopher Nolan’s last Batman film, it’s score-maestro Hans Zimmer’s too.” –Total Film
UK release date: 20th July 2012
Official Facebook page: www.facebook.com/thedarkknightrises
UK movie trailer for The Dark Knight Rises:
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