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Does exactly what a fantasy movie is supposed to do! It lets your imagination run away with you. The Queen soundtrack (like their earlier “Flash“ Gordon) is fantastic. Sean Connery is of course ‘Sean Connery’ & wonderful in his part with Christopher Lambert perfectly cast as the untrained Immortal Connor MacLeod. Like many ‘cult’ films it received a lukewarm reception (& that’s being kind) on its initial release resulting in very limited availability of the merchandising used to promote it especially the film posters. Offered here is a scarce one-sheet, unrestored, original country of origin (UK) film poster for Russell Mulcahy’s 1986 fantasy adventure “Highlander”. This superb originally frolled (as issued) example has deep, vibrant colours and stunning detailed Brian Bysouth sci-fi imagery. All making for an extremely desirable investment grade condition exceptionally scarce movie poster from a hugely influential movie that spawned numerous sequels, TV series & even a cartoon…One of the coolest poster’s from 1980’s and a fantastic piece of collectable movie memorabilia that has been hand-signed to the front and the reverse by the artist Brian Bysouth.
Trivia: Queen originally intended to record only one song for this movie, but after viewing footage from the movie, they were inspired to write more. The band members each had a favorite scene and composed songs specifically for them. Brian May wrote “Who Wants to Live Forever” during the cab ride home after seeing the movie, and Roger Taylor used the line “It’s a kind of magic” as the basis for the end title song.…more detail
“Do you think I’m pretty ?”
Graphic artist and designer Neil Kellerhouse has created a truly haunting poster for Jonathan Glazer’s 2013 sci-fi indie horror “Under The Skin”. An award winning poster this original British UK quad film poster from first year of release 2013 features a multi-layered shadowy head shot of the Film’s star Scarlett Johannson. The horizontal landscape layout of the British poster perfectly suits Kellerhouse’s impressive design. Already hailed as a modern iconic sci-fi image these posters are incredibly rare and collectible. Printed on heavier than normal paper and originally rolled (as issued) this displays very well with only light handling handling wear. Due to a very limited cinematic release of this ‘art-house’ independent movie these posters are extremely scarce and sought after. This hard to find example represents a great piece of ‘modern’ original movie memorabilia.
Trivia: The men lured into the van by Scarlett Johansson‘s character were not actors. Jonathan Glazer had hidden cameras installed in the van and only informed the men afterwards that they were in a movie.…more detail