This Week In Posters: The Killing Of A Sacred Star Wars

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10.16.17 33 Comments

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This week in This Week In Posters, we begin with this poster for BPM (Beats Per Minute), which I assumed was some kind of European We Are Your Friends (that was the Zac Efron EDM movie, in case you forgot). But IMDb tells me it’s about AIDS. Either way, I imagine it will be life-affirming. You know a film will be life-affirming if the main character is backlit and shimmering. That’s always a dead giveaway.

“Defiant euphoria” still sounds like a club drug side effect. Are we sure this isn’t about raves?

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You can’t really tell that the thing in front of his face is supposed to be a boxing glove at first, but it is. Oh boy, another white boxer biopic! Which is sure to be creative because they used the “American _____” naming convention.

(*checks IMDb*)

It’s about Chuck Wepner! Sorry, guys, they already did this biopic. That they made two biopics about the guy who was famous because someone made a movie about him (Rocky) says a lot about where we’re at with the white boxer biopic genre. But hey, good for (*squints*) Zach McCowan.

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I like how even with “Match” in the title, “swipe” in the tagline, and a cracked screen aesthetic (did Donald Kaufman from Adaptation design this?), they still had to put an oversized cell phone in it so you’d know what it’s about Tinder.

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Aw hell yeah, this looks like my favorite kind of action movie, where it’s the future and there’s a sweet car and shit all over the place and someone has a gun for some reason.

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