Aside from being an advertisement for a movie, posters also play the important role of conveying the movie’s atmosphere and message through one static image. Well-designed posters may make you enthusiastically anticipate an upcoming movie while a poorly-made ones may not make you count the days until the movie’s release.
This post is about well-designed movie posters that give a modern take on classic movies. But instead of swamping you with visuals, these super cool posters asks you to draw on your own experiences. From the amazingly simple black and red posters of Olly Moss to Brandon Schaefer’s retro inspired art, here are 30 clever and amazingly cool modern-day movie illustrations.