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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4025 on: November 04, 2017, 07:35:44 PM »
Only 2 from Mondocon so far...  >:(



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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4026 on: November 04, 2017, 10:15:42 PM »
Also bought this Moss a few weeks ago.  Forgot to post it.  I really like it.  Notice the gun.



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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4027 on: November 08, 2017, 12:20:31 PM »
Definitely one of Olly's weakest...put still, I picked it up too.
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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4028 on: November 09, 2017, 03:18:39 PM »
I dont get the use of eastern language text on prints these days. I thought Die Hard took place in the US and was originally released here, maybe I missed the Japan tie in somewhere last time I watched it.


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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4029 on: November 09, 2017, 04:02:21 PM »
I dont get the use of eastern language text on prints these days. I thought Die Hard took place in the US and was originally released here, maybe I missed the Japan tie in somewhere last time I watched it.

In the movie, Holly McClane works for Nakatomi, a Japanese company. The building is Nakatomi Plaza.

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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4030 on: November 09, 2017, 04:45:58 PM »
Ah Ha! That explains it  :)

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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4031 on: November 15, 2017, 08:38:16 PM »
Six MondoCon prints on sale tomorrow (11/16), including these two beauties by Drew Struzan.







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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4032 on: November 15, 2017, 09:02:26 PM »
Looks like Struzan attended MondoCon and was on hand when these 2 prints were first offered there, at the beginning of November.

https://firewireblog.com/2017/10/30/frankenstein-the-bride-of-frankenstein-prints-by-drew-struzan-available-at-2017-mondocon/


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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4033 on: November 16, 2017, 01:32:21 PM »
Too much money for print size, I pretty much quit buying 18x24 all together.   

I did get the Ise Labyrinth today, but would trade if for a reg, I dont like the monotone prints.  Also got the Batman.  I suppose the Jaws and Rogue One they didnt hold any for online sales.

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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4034 on: November 16, 2017, 02:00:44 PM »
These Struzans do nothing for me.  I think it's the first time ever I won't be buying a Struzan.

And yeah, size is key (that's what she said!).  I canceled my Bullitt order yesterday after they messed up the sizes.  They had originally advertised it as a 24x36in.  It was 18x24in.  How could they make a mistake like that in July and not inform the buyers until yesterday.

Ridiculous.  Boo Mondo!!!

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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4035 on: November 16, 2017, 02:08:47 PM »
I think the likenesses and artistry on both those Struzans is fantastic. And the monochrome style I really like, too.

But I also wish they had been printed (or offered) in a larger size, too.

And I'd take either of these before the latest JAWS print by Durieux, which does zilch for me.
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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4036 on: November 21, 2017, 01:14:10 AM »
This is being dropped by Mondo US (random time/date), but it will be on sale in the UK on 11/21 for 35 GBP.

Very cool imagery, imo, by Jessica Seaman for what is described as the first horror film produced by the former Soviet Union.

Titled Viy [Spirit Of Evil] (1967)

Too bad it was also only done in the smaller, 18x24 inch size.




I think I like the original, Russian first release poster better.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viy_%281967_film%29



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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4037 on: November 24, 2017, 03:55:58 PM »
Six MondoCon prints on sale tomorrow (11/16), including these two beauties by Drew Struzan.





I thought these images looked familiar, and after looking at various poster & print files I've downloaded over the years, I came across both of these (as well as others from this same series of Bela as Drac, Chaney Sr's POTO, CFTBL, Karloff's Mummy and Chaney, Jr as The Wolf Man). 

I downloaded all of them back in 2012, so these prints have been around a while now.


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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4038 on: November 24, 2017, 04:21:14 PM »
He did these (and others) as original work for the Mondo Universal gallery show in 2012 I think...they decided to make prints of these two pieces for Mondocon this year.

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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4039 on: November 24, 2017, 04:40:25 PM »
So aside from these 2 that were printed for this year's MondoCon, the others remain as original works at this point?

Any idea, Tob?



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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4040 on: November 24, 2017, 04:41:35 PM »
Yep! Think thatís right.

Thereís a new Universal Monsters Mondo show in January, so I wonder if the others will show up as prints there.

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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4041 on: November 24, 2017, 04:52:18 PM »
That would be great!

I think Struzan did a GREAT job on this entire series. He's spot on with each and every likeness, too.  notworthy.gif


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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4042 on: January 17, 2018, 01:58:21 PM »
If anyone is going to UNI monsters show and doesnt want one of everything, I am interested in anything 24x36 you pass on  ;D

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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4043 on: January 17, 2018, 02:09:01 PM »
What the Uni monsters show?  Sorry, I'm always behind.

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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4044 on: January 17, 2018, 08:36:45 PM »
Next set of Universal horror stuff rolls out in Austin this weekend in their gallery.  Been some nice stuff shown already.

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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4046 on: January 18, 2018, 01:31:28 PM »
I think The Mummy is the only must-have of the lot.  I'll probably get a couple more, but not too crazy about them.

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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4047 on: January 18, 2018, 01:45:08 PM »
Quite weak with art that's not up to snuff, imho. Karloff looks terrible  :-X :





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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4048 on: January 19, 2018, 09:22:51 PM »
I got these.  There is one more I want, but I'll get it later.



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Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Reply #4049 on: January 20, 2018, 07:28:18 AM »
Got a guy that went to the show last night, so I think I got 9 of them. Need to circle back and settle up this afternoon sometime.  Gonna cost me a bit more but its reasonable and just a flat per print cost, also dont have to fight the drops now if they even have one.  Disappointing the Phantom City stuff is the smaller size.